Geke Lensink studied at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts. Since then she has always worked as an independent designer of exhibitions, stands and interiors fulfilling assignments for various clients. In 2008 Geke began designing and developing her own collection of furniture and tableware using the title Forward to Basic. Besides this she has designed the TM collection and the ‘Pepper’ together with Jesse Visser. All of these products were on exhibition at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, Designhuis in Eindhoven, Gallerie Vivid in Rotterdam, Salone del Mobile in Milan and other exhibitions.