Born and raised in Australia, Johanna graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a double degree in Visual Communication and International Studies. As part of her studies, she attended the design faculty of the Politecnico di Milano for two years on exchange.
After graduating, she worked for a brief period in Australia before moving back to Italy.
She now works as a freelance English language consultant, teaching and translating between English and Italian, particularly for the design sector. In parallel, she recently set up the video production company Framesoup.