Meet the team

Anna Hart


Anna is the founder of Hart Miller Design and heads the design studio, working on a varied portfolio of projects that span hospitality and workplace.

She brings 20 years of experience and insight in understanding the culture, brand and aspirations of our clients from the outset.  She then leads from the front, ensuring our design team deliver spaces that put people at their heart.

In 2017 Anna was awarded FX Product Designer of the Year for her work across disciplines and together with John was awarded Mixology Design Team of the Year.

John Miller


John is co-director of Hart Miller Design.  As well as working with Anna on the overall strategy and direction of the practice, John’s day-to-day focus in on our furniture brand MARK Product.

As a design team, John and Anna develop products which are used by leading businesses worldwide. Our clients include EY, BBC, WWF, Tate, RCA, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Globe Theatre and the British Red Cross.

Before founding Hart Miller, John was the Director of the School of Design at Falmouth University where he was responsible for launching the interior design and fashion courses.

Kay Hanson

Senior Interior Designer

With extensive experience spanning 20 years within the industry Kay works cross sector on Hart Miller projects as a key project lead.

She is highly skilled at ensuring we get in to the detail of the client vision to develop destination spaces with flair and with purpose.

Kay is responsible for developing our concepts in to detailed design packages and working with contractors to ensure our clients vision can be realised.

Sophie Chapman

Interior Designer

A key design team player Sophie has a keen eye for detail and an innate ability to understand client’s goals and vision.

Sophie provides our clients with an exceptionally high level of customer service ensuring that projects are managed in detail from concept to completion with a particular focus on Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment.

With cross-sector experience spanning hospitality and retail. Sophie always looks to create destinations that people naturally gravitate towards and enjoy being within.

Lynne Burley

Finance and Operations Manager

As Finance and Operations Manager across Hart Miller Design Lynne ensures project procurement is run accurately and responsibly.

Where our design services extended to project procurement Lynne in partnership with Sophie ensures that the finances are all in order for the project duration.

Alexander Barnes-Ross

Communications and Events Manager

Alexander looks after our communications including social media, press/PR, branding and events.

As well as being a force of energy from the Hart Miller perspective Alex’s passion to spread the word about the projects we work on benefits our clients ensuring that where relevant we shout from the hill tops about great new spaces we’ve created.