Marcel Wanders is a Dutch designer. His fame started with the iconic Knotted Chair, which he produced for Droog Design in 1996. He now designs for many European contemporary design manufacturers like B&B Italia, Bisazza, Poliform, Moroso, Flos, Boffi, Cappellini, Droog Design and Moooi of which he i
Born 1932 on the Island of Reichenau, Lake Constance, Germany. Training as typo-grapher in Germany and in Switzerland. Studied graphic design from 1954 to 1958. Emigrated to the United States in 1960. Worked as a freelance designer in New York and San Francisco before returning to Europe in 1963.
When Bertrand Goldberg returned to his native Chicago in 1936 the city was in the midst of an architectural revolution. The emergence of steel-frame architecture in the final years of the previous century had ushered in a generation of soaring buildings, earning Chicago a reputation for architectural