MARCEL WANDERS
image

Marcel Wanders [Dutch, b. 1963]

Tempter, 2016

Bronze, rubber

71.25 x 94 x 27.5 inches

181 x 239 x 70 cm

Edition of 8

Marcel Wanders grew up in Boxtel, the Netherlands, and graduated cum laude from the School of the Arts Arnhem in 1988. Currently, he is an independent industrial product designer operating from Amsterdam where he runs his own studio designing products and interiors for the best international labels, including Moooi (of which he is art director), Cappellini, Bisazza, Mandarina Duck, B&B Italia, Vitra, Kartell, Moroso, Cassina, Droog Design, Flos and Boffi. He also works on architectural projects as well as interior design.

Wanders collaborates in other design-related projects such as the Vitra Summer Workshop where he has served as a project leader and he is among the first and most important designers of Droog design. Wanders has been a juror for various prizes such as 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 in the Netherlands and abroad. For 2004 he has been chosen as the editor of the International Design Year Book. Currently Wanders is working on a Monograph by Phaidon.

Designs of Marcel Wanders have been selected for the most important design collections and exhibitions in the world, like the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam and various Droog Design exhibitions.

Coverage on Marcel has been published in all leading design magazines such as Domus, Interni, Blueprint, Design Report, Frame, I.D. magazine, Arbitare, Surface, Wallpaper, Nylon, View on Colour, Elle decoration, Icon, Esquire, the Financial Times and Business Week.
 

Download Artist's CV
image
May 4 - June 10, 2017
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
image
February 25 - April 9, 2016
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
image
image
Marcel Wanders
Whitewall
Winter 2016
image
A Stop in Wonderland: Marcel Wanders at Friedman Benda, New York
Artnews
April 11, 2016
image
Eye on Design
Blouin: Art + Auction
April 2016
image
Dutch design star Marcel Wanders: 'I love making my work, but I make it to connect to others
The National
March 15, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders alla Friedman Benda Gallery a Chelsea
Elle Decor Italia
March 14, 2016
image
Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: Review of Marcel Wanders and Misha Kahn
Aesthetica
March 10, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders' Spooky Yet Blissful Video Portraits
Whitewall
March 9, 2016
image
Dark side: Marcel Wanders digs deep for his first solo gallery show in New York
Wallpaper
March 1, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders
Whitehot Magazine
March 2016
image
World of Wanders
iFly Magazine
March 2016
image
World of Wanders
Holland Herald
March 2016
image
The Wonders of Wanders
Modern Magazine
Spring 2016
image
5 Questions For Designer Marcel Wanders at His New York Debut
Blouin Artinfo
February 26, 2016
image
The Dark Side of Marcel Wanders
Intramuros
February 25, 2016
image
12 Things To Do in New York's Art World Before February 26
Observer
February 22, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders Gets First-Ever Solo Gallery Exhibition at Friedman Benda
Blouin Artinfo
February 19, 2016
image
Dark Vision
Cultured Magazine
February - March 2016
image
The Tastemaker: Marcel Wanders' Guide To Amsterdam
Blouin Artinfo
January 26, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders' Portraits
Daniella on Design
January 10, 2016
image
Marcel Wanders: Portraits
Wall Street Journal
January 2016
image
Art Is Life Is Design: Overview of Design Miami, 2015
Aesthetica
December 16, 2015
image
At Design Miami, Big Ideas Are Made Beautiful
Blouin Art Info
December 4, 2015
image
Design Miami Looks Ahead to Next Year’s Hottest Trends
Observer
December 1, 2015
image
The Magical World of Marcel Wanders – The Dutch Designer Who Defies Convention
House to Home
November 2015
image
London Art + Design 2015
Wall Street International
August 20, 2015
image
A Mod, Mod World
Elle Decor,
June 2012
image
The High Road
Modern Magazine,
Spring 2012
image
Masters of Design: Marcel Wanders
Fast Company,
October, 2008
image
The Performance Artist
Whitewall,
Summer, 2007
image
The Doily Show
The New York Times Style Magazine,
April, 2007
image
Tutto Wanders
Flair,
March, 2007