Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Otis College of Art and Design (1987)


Born in Sydney, Australia, he immigrated as a child with his family to America settling in Los Angeles. A lover of design he followed his passion and pursued a BFA in fashion design from Otis College of Art and Design where he discovered he had a talent for print design. It wasn’t long before his work made its way onto the runways and into the showrooms of American and European designers. And while this success was satisfying, Francis always dreamed of having his own home collection

In 2009 he launched FJS Pillows. While his goal is to build a textile collection that covers every aspect of the home, for now, it’s all about pillows and throws. In 2010 FJS Pillows was approached by a hotel chain to create custom designs for one of their properties. This has turned into a full-time job. We work closely with our clients to create beautiful accent pieces for their design projects. From researching fabrics to creating original artwork, FJS Pillows can facilitate all your design and manufacturing needs.

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:

Owner/designer of "Francis Spitta Design" print collection for fashion/home interiors and "FJS Pillows," soft goods line for the hospitality industry.

Clients/Employment History:

Clients include: Marriott Hotels Approved Vendor/Aloft Hotels/W Hotels, Hilton, Soho House, Kimpton, Palomar, The Ramble Hotel, Le Meridien Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, Canoe Hospitality, Hospitality Merchandising, Carrol Adams Group, Bray Whaler International, and many others.