StoryOFFECCT was founded in 1990 by CEO Kurt Tingdal and Design Manager Anders Englund, and is situated in Tibro, Sweden. The company name is an imaginative concoction of the Swedish word offentlig (meaning public) and the English word affect. The play on words grasps the very core of the company; to affect public space and generate creative meeting places.
Several public spaces all over the world have been furnished with objects from OFFECCT. A few examples are Restaurant Kungsholmen, Stockholm (Sweden), Pravda Restaurant, Helsinki (Finland), Dansk Radio, Copenhagen, (Denmark), MoMA; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA), Sfera building Restaurant, Kyoto (Japan).
OFFECCT has received the highest rating in AAA. The Swedish system for creditworthiness.