Marcel Wanders

Marcel Wanders is a Dutch designer and art director who has made a significant impact on the world of contemporary design. Born in Boxtel, the Netherlands, in 1963, Wanders is known for his eclectic and imaginative design approach, which blends tradition with innovation, and frequently incorporates whimsical and theatrical elements.

Wanders co-founded the design label Moooi in 2001, and it quickly became a platform for showcasing his and other designers' unique creations. He has also worked with numerous prestigious design and interior brands, such as Flos, Alessi, and Baccarat.

One of his most renowned designs is the Knotted Chair, a groundbreaking piece made from a rope-like material that challenges conventional expectations of what furniture can be. His designs often exhibit a sense of surrealism, combining elements of fantasy and reality to create something entirely new. His work frequently features opulent patterns, ornate details, and unexpected materials.

Wanders has a deep appreciation for craftsmanship, and many of his designs incorporate traditional techniques and materials. This blend of modernity with a reverence for the past has become a hallmark of his style. He believes that design should engage the emotions and tell a story, and this philosophy is evident in the narrative quality of his work.
In addition to product and furniture design, Wanders has ventured into interior design and architecture, contributing to the creation of hotels, restaurants, and public spaces around the world. One of his most celebrated interior projects is the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht hotel, which features a rich and eclectic mix of design elements.

Marcel Wanders' work has received numerous accolades and has been exhibited in prestigious museums and galleries. He has earned several awards, including the prestigious Rotterdam Design Prize, and he continues to be a prominent figure in the design world, inspiring others to explore the boundaries of creativity and imagination in design. Wanders' designs not only provoke thought but also challenge conventional design norms, adding an element of surprise and wonder to the world of design.

Our latest products designed by Marcel Wanders

Alessi Cutlery DRESSED by Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Cutlery DRESSED by Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
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Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
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Alessi Christmas Holy Bell Marcel Wanders
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Alessi Dressed Table Set Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
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Alessi Dressed Soup Bowl Marcel Wanders
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Alessi Dressed Table Set Marcel Wanders | Panik Design
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Alessi Dressed Plate 20cm Marcel Wanders
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Alessi Dressed Small Bowl 4pcs Marcel Wanders
Alessi Dressed Small Bowl 4pcs Marcel Wanders
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Alessi Dressed Mug Marcel Wanders
Alessi Dressed Mug Marcel Wanders
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