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Hannah Ruskin

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Hannah founded Swell Spaces with the desire to create inspiring and productive environments. She graduated from the New Genres department at SFAI, focusing her studies on Installation Art. She started collaborating with startups and tech companies to create approachable, modern and functional office designs.

Since starting Swell Spaces in 2011 Hannah has worked with over 70 companies creating spaces that encourage creativity, play and hard work. Hannah loves to peruse thrift stores and local art galleries, and explore California’s natural world with her rescued Formosan Mountain Dog.



Kristi Jenkins

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Kristi grew up in Portland, Oregon and lived in Switzerland and Los Angeles before moving to San Francisco. With a degree in Business and a professional background in small-business management, she handles all things operational and financial.

Kristi loves studying and practicing meditation. She currently enjoys a slightly louder version, playing in the garden with her toddler and American Eskimo Dog.




We Believe

Dogs are the best office mates

Balance is the key to everything

Flea markets are pure gold

Every space needs plants

Sustainable design is cool

Utility and simplicity is great

Coffee is necessary before 10am

No shame in used furniture

Everyone should have a pony