Lieke van Gool was born in 1977. After completing secondary school (Dutch VWO level: pre-university education) she was admitted to the Design Academy in Eindhoven, where she graduated in 2001, specialising in the field of "Man and Activity". She has been employed as a designer at Ahrend Produktiebedrijf Sint-Oedenrode bv since 2004.
Lieke van Gool did her internship at 3Tac, where she developed a company presentation. Her graduation project "Guiding by light" was published in PI, a trade journal for project & interior design. This resulted in her participation in a project group which developed the new house style for the Boijmans van Beuningen museum. After completing her studies Lieke van Gool worked for Mibra Kantoormeubelen bv as an interior design consultant.