Industrial pieces. Personal editions. Ground-breaking video work. Experience Marcel Wanders' vast selection of multidisciplinary works at the Centre Pompidou through the eyes of industrial design curator Marie-Ange Brayer. Watch as she speaks about his exciting range of work within this celebration of renowned artists and designers.
Speaking with James Taylor, Marcel Wanders offers candid insight into his personal history and shares what inspires him to create an environment of love, to live with passion and make our most exciting dreams come true. With intimate honesty, Marcel explains his ambition and personality that make him the prolific designer that he is today.
The line between what is natural and what is artificial becomes blurred as Marcel Wanders mixes and matches material to create the Daisy Chair as part of the Cyborg collection for Magis. This summer is the perfect time to experience this ever-expanding family of furniture that continues to excite.
Inflated and rooted by weights to be moved by the carefree, passing wind. Breathing, lively and free. The five meter tall balloon installation depicting floral painterly masks that opened April 24th, 2015 at the Oita Prefectural Art Museum continues to please.
Watch and discover the deep meaning of the design concept behind this irreverent, two-way union of customs and cultures. “Moving effortlessly like breath, this installation proclaims the possibility for the acceptance of thoughts and ideas that originate from distance shores”, Marcel Wanders said.
'Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age', the heroic homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour continues its world tour. After receiving acclaim in Frankfurt, Dubai, Amsterdam, Milan and New York, it will be showcased next in Berlin with more urban capitals to follow.
In collaboration with international furniture company, Poliform, Marcel Wanders presented his expanded 'Mad Collection' during Clerkenwell Design Week in London, May 24 – 26. Featuring his latest editions to an already successful collection, the new pieces push the limits of Italian craft and versatile design.
This year at Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan, Marcel Wanders presented his surprise creationLe Roi Soleil for Baccarat. An ode to the know-how of manufactory artisans, Marcel Wanders designed this piece as a tribute to the illustrious monarch Louis XIV.
The Centre Pompidou currently presents Cher(e)s Ami(e)s, a group exhibition that celebrates contemporary works that have entered its collection during the last five years. Along with renowned artists and designers from all over the world and different generations, Marcel Wanders is present with a vast selection of multidisciplinary works, that range from industrial pieces, personal editions and video work.
Amsterdam, 11 April, 2016. This year at Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan, Marcel Wanders unveils his new, captivating designs and wonderfully unique product collections born from collaboration with various brands. Marcel Wanders will present a new collection of eyewear for Safilo combining meticulously detailed high-tech production, technological innovation and an elegant, humanistic design aesthetic. A collection of Cybex children’s furniture designed to fit parents' lifestyles will also be revealed. Moooi 'Rebellious Harmony' will be showing 22 new pieces majestically presented in beautiful compositions on pedestals and carefully placed inside a mysteriously dark and seductive ballroom, along with 14 luxuriously captivating, and elegantly styled home settings, which embody the rebellious spirit of today’s creative community. Also being featured will be the newest addition to the Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Collection, The Chaise Longue. Along with Baccarat, Marcel Wanders will present two new surprising creations: Le Roi Soleil and New Antique. The designer will be personally presenting his unique art publication, Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age. Also being shown: the B. B. collection, iconic furniture pieces for Qeeboo and a distinctive collection of Hans Boodt mannequins.
Amsterdam, 11 April, 2016. The Parents Collection is sophisticated yet playful, allowing parents to continue their cultivated lives, even with little ones in tow. To go one step further, the new range also lets moms and dads pass on their creativity to the next generation through design-forward furniture that seamlessly integrates, creating a dream environment in the home. “Furniture for babies should be stylish but fun, contemporary and simple yet safe. We have created a beautiful collection of design pieces that fit so well into parents' contemporary urban lifestyle that the arrival of a newborn does nothing to disrupt how the parents live,” added Marcel Wanders
Amsterdam, 11 April, 2016. The collection combines meticulously detailed high-tech production, technological innovation and an elegant and humanistic design aesthetic that is sure to surprise. Intricate and beautiful artwork organically spreads throughout the inside of the frame. For women’s eyewear Marcel Wanders has developed special floral and feminine engravings, while the unisex models have a more geometric and cosmopolitan design. These inscriptions act as a hidden and secretive reflection of one’s most beautiful self. ”I want to make you wonder and bring a little excitement to your day,” Marcel Wanders says.
Amsterdam, April 8, 2016. Today, internationally renowned designer Marcel Wanders launches his latest project in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum – the unique art publication Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age, which pays homage to the 17th-Century Dutch masterpieces from theRijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour. In this historic setting, Marcel Wanders handed over the first Limited Edition exemplar to museum director Wim Pijbes.
Marcel Wanders sets time with new Grandfather clock for Christofle at Maison & Objet. Marcel Wanders presents his latest additions to the Jardin d'Eden collection for Christofle at Maison & Objet, January 22-26, 2016. These items are meticulously crafted from glass, stainless steel, porcelain and wood, and serve as a testimony for how design can uplift the human spirit.
Marcel Wanders launches Lounge Chair for Louis Vuitton Marcel Wanders announces his Lounge Chair, as part of the Nomad Collection presented at Louis Vuitton Miami last December during Design Miami/. Along with other world renown designers, Marcel Wanders has created a one-of-a-kind product for the showcase. “Our charge to ourselves was to create with logic but to keep the dream inside. I wanted to make something that connects to the idea of the Nomade, but that is functional, transient, and of course, beautiful,” Marcel explains.
Marcel Wanders and Vista Alegre present new porcelain collection at Maison & Objet In collaboration with Vista Alegre, Marcel Wanders is launching the Blue Ming collection at Maison & Objet, January 22-26, 2016. The porcelain pieces being launched are part of an expansive collection entirely designed with a pattern that re-interprets traditional Delft Blue on white.
Monster Garden exhibits at Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Marcel Wanders has woven twenty years of history into a new carpet called Monster Garden that is being showcased at Musée des Arts Décoratifs, from January 21 throughout June 12, 2016. The concept for the intricate carpet, rich with expressive colours, was born from a desire to create luxurious artistry that is shared by Marcel Wanders and Pierre Frey.
Chocolate-patterned wall paneling. Mini-bars transformed into bank vaults. Lamps that resemble oversized cowbells. Spend time with Marcel Wanders and creative director Karin Krautgartner, as they share the imagination behind the Kameha Grand Zurich - an hotel that captures the heritage of Zurich and brings its culture to life.