Tim Derhaag graduated with a BA at ArtEZ Arnhem (1997) & MA at the Royal College of Art London (1999). He received his first project through Jasper Morrison to design a cocktailbar in London (1999). In 2001 he moved to Amsterdam to open Tim Derhaag Design Studio. He works on concepts, interior designs and products for a variety of clients.
Tim Derhaag met FLOS in Bovezzo during the summer of 2002, and presented his 45 outdoor lighting collection in Milan (2004). He was nominated for the Compasso D’Oro in 2008. In 2009 he presented the Fool Moon lamp during Euroluce in Milan. He designed Townhouse Hotel Maastricht in 2009, which won the ‘Best New Hotel Concept’ (2009) and the Dutch Hotel Award (2011).