Studio Verbaan was founded by Solange Frankort and Jordi Verbaan in 2019. The studio is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Both working as individual artists, they decided to team up and start working as a couple.
Solange Frankort studied photography/fine art at Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, then she finished her Master Degree in fine art/lens-based at Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam.
Jordi Verbaan studied as an artisanal woodworker at Wood and Furniture College Rotterdam (HMC), then he also finished the study fine art at Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam.
They design and create together. Combining their design aesthetic and knowledge, Studio Verbaan aims to create products that are beautifully made with quality materials and a tradition of carpentry using a minimalist language.