Hanne Vedel emphasizes timeless design in the best quality possible. Many of these are later manufactured industrially.
Her design includes: designs used in Danfoss and in the Danish Parliament, the Danish Supreme Court and The UN building in New York. Ribe Cathedral is one of the hundreds of churches that have textiles designed and hand-woven by Hanne Vedel. There are upholstery fabrics all over the world. Curtains, blankets, tablecloths, napkins, tea towels and pillows designed and made by or for Hanne Vedel.
Hanne Vedel was born in 1933 at Krabbesholm folk high school. In 1951 she received her craft certificate from Cis Finks workshop for hand weaving. From 1951 to 1952 Hanne Vedel was a student at Borgå folk high school in Finland. After that Hanne worked in a handicraft shop in Helsingfors under the direction of Uhra-Beata Simberg Ehrström. In 1953 Hanne was a volunteer at the Finnish Arts and Crafts School Kunstindustriella Läroverket – now Kunstindustriella Högskola, Ateneum, where she among others had Kaj Franck as her teacher. After two years in Finland, Hanne Vedel in 1955 established her own workshop for hand weaving in Aabenraa. In 1970 Hanne Vedel expanded when she bought Spindegaarden in Askov from Paula Trock, and moved the workshop to new premises in Aabenraa.