Roos Cornelissen and Hinke Majoor were both trained as architects at Delft University of Technology. Since and during their studies they have gained experience in different architecture practices, both in the Netherlands and abroad. They founded roos & hinke in 2015.

Unless mentioned otherwise, all the wooden furniture is hand made by Hinke. The ceramics are hand made by Roos, for which she followed a three-year program at the academy of fine arts in Ghent. For the work in other materials, such as textile and metal, they work together with other craftsmen and women. Since 2018 Hinke holds a part-time position at the Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst as coordinator of education.