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Jesper Kouthoofd

Work and life at Teenage Engineering

COA (Centre Obert d'Arquitectura)
Plaça Nova 5 Barcelona


Jesper Kouthoofd is head of design, founder & CEO of teenage engineering. Personal work has been recognised in magazines such as New York Times, Vanity Fair, GQ, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Wallpaper, Wired, Popular Mechanics, G3 and many more across the globe. Together with his 45 engineers at teenage engineering he has launched products such as the already legendary synthesizer OP-1, the OP-Z, pocket operators and reengineered the classic OD-11 (by Stig Carlsson). He believes in making products for everyone, no matter where you live or what language you speak.

Work and life at Teenage Engineering

Talk about the most relevant projects at Teenage Engineering, a Swedish consumer electronics company and manufacturer founded in 2005 by Jesper Kouthoofd, David Eriksson, Jens Rudberg and David Möllerstedt and based in Stockholm. Its products include electronics and synthesizers, with its core product being the OP-1, as well as instant cameras.