Born in Kansas andraised in New England, Anna credits the suburban environment of her past withgreatly influencing her design aesthetic. After spending two years in thephotography department at Maine College of Art, Anna decided that her heart wasmore deeply connected to the processes of designing and building furniture. Sheleft Maine to complete her BFA in Furniture Design at The Rhode Island Schoolof Design. While attending RISD, Anna had the opportunity to intern at FixStudio in Portland, Oregon where she was exposed to the responsibilities ofrunning a design firm. She also had the opportunity to meet with several otherdesign studios in the Pacific Northwest, only adding to the entrepreneurialexperience. Anna hopes to continue to design and build furniture that evokes a senseof comfort and nostalgia in the user while remaining contemporary and relevantin execution and aesthetics.