Born in Tehran and raised in Belgium, founder Dorsa Mohadjerin comes from a family with artistic talents. Experimentation is in her blood, and from a young age, she used her materials as tools for investigating the creative process.

With an appreciation for art and design, as well as a professional consulting career, she began to translate this love for exploration into her work with wearable arts - fashion and textile - at the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Dorsa created Atelier Minimalist to blend her love of conscious tailoring with modern silhouettes.