Björn Mulder (1967, Cape Town, South Africa) grew up in South Africa. After completing high school in Cape Town he moved to the Netherlands where he studied at The Royal Academy For Fine Arts in The Hague. In 1990 Mulder graduated in Architectural design with distinction. He then started working for Jan Brouwer and ass., Rob Eckhardt and Macie Concepts as Designer and Project Manager. Since 1995 he works as a freelance designer designing interiors and furniture. Mulder is one of the first creatives behind Palau.