Marcel Wanders grew up in Boxtel, the Netherlands, and graduated cum laude from the School of the Arts Arnhem in 1988. He became known for his iconic Knotted Chair, which he produced for Droog Design in 1996. He now designs for the biggest European contemporary design manufacturers like B&B Italia, Flos, Cappellini, Droog Design and Moooi of which he is also art director and co-owner. Founded in 2000, Moooi has grown into an internationally renowned design label. Additionally, Marcel Wanders works on architectural and interior design projects and recently turned his attention to consumer home appliances. Various 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 and San Francisco, the V&A Museum in London, the Central Museum in Utrecht, Museum of Decorative Arts Copenhagen and various Droog Design exhibitions.