Paul Linse graduated from the Design academy Eindhoven in 1987 and founded Studio Linse in 1999. Together with a team of interior designers and architects, he works on international assignments. With a recognizable style described as ‘noble symplicity’ the studio designs, among others, hotels, airports, museums, offices, houses and train stations. Examples of projects in Amsterdam, are the restaurants and café of the Rijksmuseum, café Américian and De plantage, and, in collaboration with Lensvelt gate 7 at Schiphol. The studio is currently working on the design of the foyer and restaurant at the Royal Opera House in London, the renewed interior of the Concertgebouw building, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stopera. Locations with rich histories and stories that are translated into contemporary interiors.