Kiki grew up in Tegelen, a small city in the Netherlands. She spent her youth immersed in nature, daydreaming and drawing. She is now one of the most accomplished names of Dutch design. Her independent sculptural work has been presented in museums, galleries and fairs worldwide, including Basel, London, Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo and Rome. She studied at the Design Academy of Eindhoven where she met her future partner, Joost van Bleiswijk. Born in Delft, Joost is a designer who gives great value to the process of making. His collaborations include brands like MOOOI, Bernhardt Design, ICE Carpets, Secondome and Ahrend. In recent years he has designed for collectors, companies, and institutions such as The Rijksmuseum, Design Academy Eindhoven, Venice Projects, Zuiderzee Museum, Noord Brabants Museum. From beautifully crafted objects to innovative furniture designs, the duo have a created a prolific and vibrant body of work.