Hanniel John was born and raised in San Jose, California and currently resides in and is inspired by Austin, Texas. She is a student of design and lover of interiors, furniture, art, plants and vintage finds. She has experience in set design, interior design, vintage furniture sales, mid-century modern design, furniture and art hunting.

She is the wife of Christopher John--a talented graphic designer, mother of Theodore--a seven-pound Shih Tzu/Maltese, and a wannabe Yogi.