Johanna Koljonen:
Experience Design to Use Today

About Johanna

Johanna Koljonen (b 1978) is a broadcaster, author, critic, media analyst and experience designer. She is an internationally renowned expert in Nordic larp, where her main design interests have been indexical representation and systems to enable safe participation. She teaches transmedia design for professionals and at university.

She hosted the science talk show, as well as the TV-cirkeln aftershow, which she also co-created for Swedish national television. She is a popular lecturer at and moderator of conferences and corporate events.

Johanna is the CEO of Participation | Design | Agency and a co-founder of Alibis for Interaction, as well as of the Stockholm-based Rundfunk Media AB production company.

Together with Andreas Ekström, Johanna is the author of Främling, a cultural analysis of Swedish pop phenomenon Carola. She writes the Oblivion High graphic novels for comic book artist Nina von Rüdiger and fiction for print, TV and the stage. She is a recipient of the Swedish Grand Journalism Award.


Johanna teaching experience design basics at Alibis in 2015.

Johanna discussing food design and teaching advanced experience design at the 2015 Alibis for Interaction.