Irma Heijnsdijk was born in Son en Breugel, the Netherlands in 1964.
She studied theatre design at the Artibus art school in Utrecht, the Netherlands, where she earned her diploma in 1992.
In 1995 she started her company under the name Irma Heijnsdijk Production design, specialized in interiordesign and eventstyling.
In 2010 she initiated, in association with Ellie van der Meer, heimart. Among other things they organized artprojects with de Vrolijkheid in AZC Utrecht.
2015 she started , in association with Loes van der Heijden, echtWaar: workshop for people with a work dissability.