Designer Spotlight: Marcel Wanders

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Awe Inspiring Designer Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders grew up in Boxtel, the Netherlands, and graduated cum laude from the School of the Arts Arnhem in 1988. Marcel Wanders’ fame started with his iconic Knotted Chair, which he produced for Droog Design in 1996.

The Knotted Chair by Marcel Wanders

Knotted Chair by Marcel WandersHe is now ubiquitous, designing for the biggest European contemporary design manufacturers like B&B Italia, Bisazza, Poliform, Moroso, Flos, Boffi, Cappellini, Droog Design and Moooi of which he is also art director and co-owner.

Moooi Design Studio

Moooi Design Studio
Founded in 2000, Moooi has grown into an internationally renowned design label. Additionally, Marcel Wanders works on architectural and interior design projects and recently turned his attention to consumer home appliances. 3D Philips Senseo by Marcel Wanders

3D Philips Senseo by Marcel Wanders

Marcel was the editor of the International Design Yearbook 2005. In the same year, together with Chef Peter Lute, he established the extraordinary LUTE SUITES hospitality-concept, the first “all over city suites” hotel in the world.

Lute Suites

Lute Suites

Lute SuitesHe also designed the interior of Blits, a new restaurant in Rotterdam and the interior of the restaurant ‘Thor’ at the Hotel on Rivington in New York including bar, lounge and private club.

Blits Restaraunt Interior Project by Marcel Wanders


Thor Restaraunt Interior by Marcel Wanders

Thor Restaraunt by Marcel Wanders Thor Restaraunt by Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders Biography