Erik Hanus was born in Prague, Czechia in 1960. After finishing his education at the Charles University, he worked as an engineering geologist in a consulting company. In 1989 Erik Hanus decided to start his own business designing and manufacturing modern furniture. After ten years he changed the direction of his company onto a very successful custom drums production. Currently he dedicates his time to hand crafting with focus on wooden sculptures, many of which have already found their new homes all around Europe.