Stefan Scholten has become one of the defining voices in world-renowned Dutch Design after leading his own design agency since 1995. Based in Amsterdam, the studio designs for a variety of well-respected brands, such as HAY, Maharam, Cappellini, Desso, Lensvelt, Paola Lenti, Forbo and 1616 / arita japan.
Since October 2021, he is the Creative Director of wallpaper producer BN. He is known for his reductionist design style combined with a unique use of colour. His designs are functional and applicable, but always expressive.
Scholten’s approach is also known as the atelier-method-of-working. During the design process, he thinks with his hands as much as possible. He will keep on sketching, drawing and mixing colours until an original and new design emerges.
1072 AG Amsterdam