Stefan Scholten was born in 1972 and Carole Baijings was born in 1973. They established Scholten & Baijings, Studio for Design, in 2000. Scholten is a graduate of the Eindhoven Design Academy and Carole Baijings is a self-educated master in the design field. In their designs Scholten & Baijings make use of light effects, grids, bold colour and layered patterns. In addition, minimal design and a keen eye for detail characterise their work. The duo has gained international recognition for their graphic designs using a combination of soft pastels and bright fluorescent colours.