Clara von Zweigbergk was born in Stockholm and studied graphic design and illustration at Beckmans School of Design, Stockholm and at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, USA. She has worked as a graphic designer with advertising agencies and designers in Stockholm, Los Angeles, and Milano. In 1997 she founded Rivieran Design Studio, with two partners, a multi-disciplinary agency spawning many successful collaborations within fashion, illustration, architecture, furniture, product, and graphic design.