Emerging Designer: April Hannah

Modern Decor

Oh man we like what this Brooklyn-based designer and artist has been up to lately. Just recently bursting onto the scene with some pretty fresh designs, if you haven’t heard of April Hannah yet, it’s only a matter of time before you start seeing her work on the larger market.

We stumbled across her work while searching for Brooklyn furniture designers (they’re such a creative bunch). We’re absolutely delighted by her modern aesthetic. Inspired by patterns in nature, we really like how her work exudes a natural feel, but also has a modern, geometric look to it. Her work, especially those pieces for kids, uses sustainable materials and non-toxic coatings, too.

Need more proof that she’s a fabulous emerging designer to watch? “In December 2010, April was awarded a residency at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD Museum) in New York City, where she will be designing and producing functional, sculptural objects through February of 2011.” Go April! Check out more of her work on her website.

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