Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Designer of the week
was born in boxtel, just south of amsterdam, netherlands in 1963.
after graduating from the hogeschool voor de kunsten ,
in arnhem , in 1988 he started to work for landmark design & consults.
he was among the generation of designers and artists that during
the 1990s formed the droog collective of dutch conceptual designers.
in 1992 founded the ‘WAAC's’, in 1995 ‘wanders wonders’.
wanders is an independent industrial product design ,
operating out of amsterdam in his ‘marcel wanders studio’.
he designs for companies like : british airways, boffi, cappellini,
droog design, flos, mandarina duck, cassina, magis, and moooi
(where he also is art-director).
marcel wanders won various national and international awards,
attending numerous collections and exhibitions.
his products are presented at MoMA in new york,
at museum of modern art in san francisco, at stedelijk museum in
amsterdam and at vitra design museum.