Ditte Hammerstrøm was born in Copenhagen in 1978 and lives and works in Copenhagen. She is educated at the Danish School of Design as an industrial designer. Since 2008, Hammerstrøm has been represented in the Designmuseum Denmark's permanent collection with "Chair for the Person Wishing to be Heard". In 2009 she received the 3-work grant from the Danish Arts Foundation and in 2011 the Finn Juhl Prize.