Creative director and founder of the studio, Bas Kosters (1977), graduated from the Fashion Institute Arnhem in 2003 with his collection ‘Two teacups and a frying pan’. This collection was also entered into the Robijn Fashion award and won the professional jury price. Bas Kosters founded the studio in 2005 as a platform to host all his fashion- and related activities. Kosters' self created world of graphic designs and sketches of typical characters form the basis of the studio’s distinctive visual language. Bas Kosters’ profound belief in the strength of combining different disciplines to develop one brand is acknowledged by his winning of multiple awards.