Margarita Navarro was born in Colombia, studied design in Madrid and after some work experience in Spain and the United States, she moved to Milan for her postgraduate studies on Design at Domus Academy. Ludwig Slezak was born in Austria, studied in Los Angeles, London and graduated from St. Martins College of Art and Design. After several years of various collaborations within design and architectural studios, they both ended up in Treviso. There, in 2008 they founded their studio MN*LS, where they are mainly working in the fields of sports apparel, interior, product design and graphics. They opened a studio in Vienna, Austria in 2010.