Anne Birgitte Hansen has vivid memories of growing up on the island of Bornholm and how, even as a very young girl, she started to take an interest in weaving. These stories, memories and dreams are a very significant part of Anne Birgitte Hansen’s work.
Even while still attending the School of Arts, Crafts and Design in Copenhagen, she chose to occupy herself with industrially oriented design in order to be able to make a living from her trade. Industrial design seemed to offer a safety net and she had neither the desire nor the nerve only to create unique productions.
Anne Birgitte Hansen’s textile output is very wide-ranging – from simple vertical lines to organic motifs and from simple, woven upholstery to printed motif-laden curtain fabrics.