Icon (UK) June 2005 “wanders was also responsible for the most talked-about party of the week: his happy hour chandelier launch wanders is probably the hottest designer in the world right now and this was his year” Washington post (us) April 2003 “marcel wanders, the design world’s favorite star” business week (US) July 2002 “Europe’s hottest young designer” marcel wanders grew up in Boxtel, the Netherlands, and graduated cum laude from the school of the arts Arnhem in 1988. Currently, he works on architectural projects, interior design as well as for industrial product operating from Amsterdam where he runs his own studio. His studio designs products and interiors for the best international labels, including Moooi (of which he is art director), Bisazza, Droog Design, Flos, Mandarina Duck, B& B Italia, Vitra. Marcel was the editor of the international design yearbook 2005. He was a juror for various prizes like the Rotterdam design prize (for which his own products were nominated several times) and the Kho Liang Ie prize. He lectured at Sfmoma, Limn, The Design Academy, Nike, Idfa, Futuredesigndays and has taught at various design academies. Various designs of marcel wanders have been selected for the most important design collections and exhibitions in the world, like the Moma in New York and San Francisco, the V&A museum in London, the Stedelijk museum in Amsterdam, museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the central museum in Utrecht, museum of decorative arts Copenhagen and many others.