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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 Dorset18

02 Jun 2018
Make a seat at Thorncombe Wood, Dorset Greenwood workshop working with material from the wood. see website for full details. MAKing Dorset is a long-term initiative to celebrate the rich ecology of makers in Dorset.

Collaboration & Design in Wood and Wool.

20 May 2018
3-legged Stool. Collaborating with fellow danish feltmaker Lene Frantzen to create a stool in wood and solid slab wool felt.

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