Stan Koolen was born in the Netherlands in 1987. His photography career started after successfully completing his study Audiovisual Technology: Photography in Antwerp at the Karel de Grote University college in 2012. After his study in 2014, he started working as a professional photographer shooting mainly interiors and stills for both editorial and commercial clients, nationally and internationally. In a short period of time, he managed to work for brands and magazines such as:

Lensvelt, Canoof, Vtwonen, Valence Design, Zware Jongens, vt wonen & designbeurs, Samsung, Hema, TheModern, Space Encounters, Room108, CocoonLiving,

Vtwonen, Elle Decoration, Libelle, Eigen Huis & Interieur, Landelijk wonen, Bulthaup,  ZuHause Whonen, Walter Knoll, De Architect, De Volkskrant, Rum Hemma, Sportswear International, MidcenturyMag, Villa D’arte, Living at Home