ABOUT GRAN LIVING
Gran Living was founded in 2004 by Per and Kathrine Gran Hartvigsen, with the ambition to design and import quality home accessories. Today Gran Living delivers a broad range of private label design products to medium and high end chain stores in Northern Europe, based on a philosophy of design, quality and integrated concepts.
As a result of modern and innovative product development, Gran Living is able to customize products to the individual customer. We focus on design, quality and price to ensure the customer competitive prices in their stores, and the customer has exclusive rights to the products in their respective markets. With more than 10 years of experience and knowledge in trend spotting, design and market trends, we are capable of challenging our customers with new combinations in colours and materials. We have a highly developed network of suppliers, and in 2014 we opened our new office in Shanghai to secure improved contact and cooperation with the factories. We are specialized in import and logistics, and it is our foremost task to take care of total activities, until delivering of the completed order at our customers. We value close dialogue with our customers to secure and create solutions that match and create value for the individual customer.
Meet the designers
Gran Living has a team of 3 talented designers with 3 different backgrounds.
Dorthe Helm is educated Textile Designer from Kolding School of Design. Dorthe Helm's work is characterized by her eye for details. Particularly reflected in her form language and in the way she combines colours and materials in a style that is graphical and colourful.
Nanna Gram is educated Product Designer from Aalborg University. Nanna designs products in a sculptural and experimental way and opts for combining materials and forms in new ways. In addition Nanna has great experience with commercial products for the broad target group where design, quality and price are united.
Anne Stensgaard is educated Glassblower in Sweden and is furthermore Interior Designer educated from Teko Design & Business School. Anne has a great knowledge of different materials and her designs are characterized by a simple and clean style with focus on the materials and surfaces, which emphasize the product.
MISSION AND VISION
Our mission is to run a business that develops, manufactures, sells and advises on design and trend-based quality products within home accessories.
Our vision is to be the leading supplier of quality design products at fair prices in Northern Europe.
We encourage a fun and creative working environment, as we believe that results goes hand in hand with motivation.
We commit to close collaboration with our business partners in order to optimize the entire value-chain.
We keep our promises.
We constantly challenge ourselves and our business partners in terms of design to secure continuous innovation and development.