Born in Oldenburg, Germany.

She studied design in Bremen (Technical college for creative trade) and in 1987 she moved to Barcelona (Spain). Right from the beginning she designed and tailored for leather companies and for film and theater.

In 2002 she opened her first shop "Harbort Leather Design"


Leather captivated her from the very first contact, its aroma, touch and appearance. For over 30 years, leather has meant a continual challenge to her.

Leather is tough, yet gentle, as much in the planning of the creations as in its handling it is also contradictory and multifaceted.

It's leather, as controversial today as historically synonymous with survival.

For her, a source of inspiration