Tim Derhaag was born in 1974 in Geleen, Netherlands. He graduated in 1997 in Product Design at University of Arts Arnhem. From 1997/99 he attended Royal College of Art London – Furniture & Industrial Design and graduated MA (RCA) July ’99.
In 1999 he works at Below 54 as Interior: design of the Cocktail Bar of “Great Eastern Dining Rooms” in London in collaboration with Stuart Lawson and Jasper Morrison. In the same year he works “At the third stroke” partnership, Establishing Design studio in collaboration with Stuart Lawson, Sam Buxton, Matthias Benggston and then for ” Habitat”, United Kingdom, as Free lance: design works for the department Furniture.
In 2000 Tim Derhaag establishing own Design studio in London. Some of his works: Buddhahood: design of the Exhibition-stand and Shop Concept for the fashion label; Swear London: design of the Shop Franchise Concept for the fashion label.
In 2001: 10 to10 by Dexter Wong: design of the Exhibition-stand and design of the “Shop in shop” display unit for the fashion label; Studio Linse Amsterdam Employment as Interior Designer; Establishing own design studio in Amsterdam; Fractal Building Systems: design of a Furniture Collection; Blue Fashion Antwerp: design of the Showroom for the fashion agency in Antwerp.
In 2002 OZO: design of a collection of Office Furniture for Ontwerpzaken in Utrecht. Iceberg Icejeans: design-concept of the “Shop in shop” for the fashion label. Modular Lighting Instruments: design of the “Shop in shop” concept for the lighting company. In 2003 IL´L t-shirts: furniture design for the respective fashion label. Modular Lighting Instruments: design of the Showroom in Zurich.
Tim Derhaag has also partecipated to Exhibitions & Awards: 1997, De Gele Rijder, Arnhem – 1997, De Kunsthal, Rotterdam – 1997, VSB Bank Award, Utrecht – 1997/1998,Scholarship, Foundation of Arts Architecture and Design, Amsterdam – 1999, Post Design Gallery, Milan – 1999, Deutsche Bank Award, London – 1999, Clerkenwell Green Association Award, London – 2000, Sothebys, London – 2000, Design Museum, London.