Unique British designer with a Scandinavian twist
Born in Sweden to a Finnish mother and English father, Hanna Francis spent her early childhood in Sweden, before moving to the UK
Hanna studied Furniture and Product Design at Nottingham Trent University. Her design inspiration is drawn from her Finnish heritage, combining traditional techniques with contemporary design while using modern technology. The Hanna Francis brand incorporates Scandinavian simplicity and English charm which feature in furniture and product designs that are inspired by nature, being simple in form and structure.
Hanna's designs have featured in interior design publications such as Elle Decoration, Home and Vogue magazine and have won several awards including the 'Future of Design' award presented by DKNY.
Hanna also lectures at Nottingham Trent University.