Francis Jerome Russo works from his studio adjacent to his family's apple orchard east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Specialising in handcrafted custom designed woodcraft, Francis has an emphasis on artistic design principles while providing a product that is practical and aestheticly unique.

Francis has completed degrees in furniture design, fine art - majoring in sculpture, and also an advanced diploma in anthroposophical studies. He has won awards for his designs and held successful exhibitions for his craft and art.