Marcel Wanders has created a chair with balloons that are filled with compressed air and then coated with carbon fiber. Due to the materials and design, he has created an extremely strong and lightweight chair that is reminiscent of his 1996 Knotted Chair. Truly ingenious, lightweight and strong due to the carbon fiber.
Quote: "Marcel Wanders graduated cum laude from the School of the Arts Arnhem in 1988. In 1995 he opened his own studio based in Amsterdam. Marcel Wanders is a product and interior designer who drew international recognition for his "Knotted Chair" produced by Droog Design in 1996.
Five years later, in 2011 he co-founded the successful design label Moooi, of which he is the art director. Marcel Wanders is now ubiquitous, designing for global brands and high end furniture companies such as B&B Italia, Cappellini, Puma, Swarovski, Bisazza, Poliform, KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines, Flos, Magis, Google, Target, Baccarat and more recently Christofle and M.A.C. Cosmetics, Additionally, Marcel works on architectural and interior design projects, such as the Meha Grand Hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach Hotel in Miami, the Villa Moda Flagship store in Bahrain, as well as private residences in Amsterdam, Mallorca and Jakarta.
In 2010 Marcel Wanders and the Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced their collaboration, together with Aedes Rea; Estate, on a new hotel project, the Andaz Amsterdam Hotel. In 2005 he was named International Designer of the Year by Elle Decoration". Unquote: for more information please have a look at the enclosed links below.
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