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Karen Hansen, Design & Natural Form

Furniture maker, sculptor & carver

Evershot, Dorset


sustainable design, furniture, sculptural construction


I work with design and natural form to create contemporary furniture and sculptural construction. Inspired by nature, I seek to emphasise the connections between us and our environment. The design ideas develop with emphasis on clear clean lines and comfortable function, and are based on a good understanding of material and structure. Projects vary from private and individual commissions to large scale research and developments for public clients within civic, health and leisure facilities.


MAKing Dorset17

30 Jun 2017
MAKing Dorset is a long-term initiative to celebrate the rich ecology of makers in Dorset. The project is launched with a book and takes form as an exposition event of work by the Makers at the recently renovated Wolfeton Riding House, Dorchester.

The Danish Cabinetmakers Association Unfolds

24 Mar 2017
24.02 – 14.05 2017 Smell, touch and listen to the art of cabinet making. Designmuseum Danmark presents 25 unique works created by some of the country’s most skilled cabinetmakers, all of whom have used the cube as their frame of reference.

Available for commissions



Resilience & Fragility, Friendship cabinets

Disciplines Furniture, Wood, Conceptual, Design
Materials Wood, Glass, Metal

Cleft shelves

Disciplines Furniture
Materials Wood

Reading Circle, Stanpit, Christchurch, Dorset

Disciplines Design, Furniture, Wood, Conceptual
Materials Wood