Mia Lagerman was born in Stockholm and graduated in furniture design from Konstfackskolan, Stockholm (1986-1991). In 1988 she studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. When graduating from Konstfackskolan she recieved an award, making it possible for her to come to Blå Station in Åhus, Sweden and work with Börje Lindau and his family.
In 1993 she joined the group Design Studio Copenhagen, an externally based Ikea studio. Since 1996 she has been freelancing for Ikea and has over the years made an unknown number of products. At the same time, Mia became partner in the design studio Pelikan Copenhagen – a partnership that lasted for ten years.
Today Mia have her own studio with a client portofolio consisting Skagerak, Fritz Hansen, van Esch, Ikea , Svedbergs, van Esch.
2011 Mia was among four other danish designer invited by the Danish Arts Foundation Committee for Crafts and Design, to take part in the prestigious competion of making new furniture for the Trusteeship Council Chamber, also called the Finn Juhl chamber, in the UN building, New York.
2012 - 2016 Chairman of the Danish association SE, Snedkernes Efterårsudstilling/the Cabinetmakers Autumnexhibition.
2015 Master Degree in Design at KADK, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
She has during the years been awarded with Red Dot, Excellent Swedish Design and Elle Interiör Design Prize.