Marcel Wanders

Knotted Chair


As a member of the Dutch cooperative Droog (Dry) Design, contemporary Dutch designer, Marcel Wanders, shared the group's predilection for simplicity and wit, often creating visually spare and modest designs.  His early works are distinguished by their use of ordinary materials or things---string, sponges, eggs, lamp shades---employed in new and often surprisingly delightful ways.  Because of this, many of Wanders' designs evoke a sense of familiarity,
chair, Marcel Wanders, Droog Design, Cappellini, macramé

Chicago


Recently in Chicago for NeoCon and the the unveiling of the Architecture & Design Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago. Enjoyed showroom after showroom, despite the dizzying effect of the Merchandise Mart!
Chicago, NeoCon, 2010, Art Institute of Chicago, architecture and design, galleries, new, Merchandise Mart, Antenna Workspace, Masamichi Udagawa, Sigi Moeslinger, Renzo Piano, Maharam, textiles, Cindy Allen, Yves Béhar, Bruce Mau, Hanns-Peter Cohn, Gregg Buchbinder, Susan Szenasy, Gio Ponti, Polly Apfelbaum, Bourollec brothers, Konstantin Grcic, Patrick Jouin, Marcel Wanders, Joseph Rosa, Zoë Ryan, Alison Fisher