Elena Ruano Kanidinc

Elena was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. She went to New York in the late 90's to continue her Fine Arts and Design education. After over 10 years of working as a branding Graphic Designer/Art Director, she started her own design company.

Elena decided to focus on her passion for all things design and concern for the environment. She is inspired by nature and the slow processes that take place in the natural world. "Its forms and processes shape my designs and working methodology. I design and made by hand, green items using processes and techniques that respect the environment." Elena uses products that are local, salvaged and reclaimed, or organic and natural.