Product and interior designer Marcel Wanders was part of the generation who brought Dutch design to the international spotlight, achieving international recognition for his Knotted Chair for Droog Design in 1996. Working with leading international companies such as Flos, Alessi, Puma, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, MAC Cosmetics, Cappellini, B&B Italia, Moroso and Target, Wanders also designs for architectural projects, such as the Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach hotel in Miami and the Villa Moda store in Bahrain.
In addition to running his studio, Wanders is co-founder and Artistic Director of the design label Moooi (2001). He exhibits widely and his work is included in such significant museum collections as MoMA New York, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the V&A Museum, London. Wanders has published numerous books and is extensively profiled in the global media, appearing in such publications as the New York Times, Domus, The Financial Times and Wallpaper Magazine.
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