VITA

Gesa Hansen wurde 1981 in Arnsberg geboren. Nach ihrem Designstudium an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar arbeitete sie u.a. in Paris im Atelier von Jean Nouvel und H5. In 2009 gründete sie zusammen mit Gilles Folin das Label 
"The Hansen Family“. Das Design steht klar in der skandinavischen Tradition. Die erste Kollektion REMIX gewann 2 Red Dot Awards, den Good Design Award des Chicago Athenaeums für Design und Architektur und wurde für den German Design Preis 2011 nominiert.

BIOGRAPHY

Gesa Hansen (born April 17, 1981 in Arnsberg, Germany) is a designer and artdirector working in Paris. She studied at the Bauhaus University in the classes of Axel Kufus. After graduation in she worked as a designer for Jean Nouvel and H5 in Paris and the NDC in Tokyo and exposed her work on numerous famous design events. Since 2007 she took over the artdirection in the designcompany of her father Hans Hansen before showing her first collection under her own label „The Hansen Family“ in 2009. The Hansen Family is a label with a strong handcrafted character, combining the Scandinavian style with the colors from the family archive.

















GESA HANSEN


THE HANSEN FAMILY

www.thehansenfamily.com