Rop van Mierlo studied at Design Academy Eindhoven and graduated cum laude in 2008.
He is best known for his picture book ‘Wild Animals’, which won a Dutch Design Award in 2011.
Using a wet-on-wet technique, he paints animals that he can’t control.
Van Mierlo has collaborated on projects with Hermès, Marni, Head Porter and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. For his Wild Animals project, Van Mierlo experiments with his paintings in new techniques and materials.