Clothing designer Anna Ruohonen has made a long, successful career in both Finland and France.
According to the Kaj Franck Design Prize jury of 2017, Anna Ruohonen is a fine example of a fashion designer and entrepreneur who combines a strong creative approach with the technical mastery of clothing design skills.
Anna Ruohonen has experience in long-term, successful co-operation with several major Finnish fashion brands. She has a distinct idiom that has found its shape and maturity over time and been influenced by her years of living in France. A courageous entrepreneur who has succeeded both domestically and globally, she sets an excellent example for young designers.