Camilla Kropp was born in Finland in 1975. Camilla moved from Finland to Germany to work as a freelance designer. She acquired her MA degree at the London Royal College of Art. She has been trained in ceramic design at Arabia, and in glass design at the Nuutajärvi glass factory in Finland. She has received grants from the foundation for Swedish Culture in Finland and was the first prize winner of the "Young Swedish Form" Award in 1998.