Marcel Wanders was born in the Netherlands in 1963. In the 1990s he was among the founders of the design collective Droog. Today, Wanders is an independent industrial product designer, based in Amsterdam.
Wanders designs for a broad range of clients including British Airways, Boffi, Flos, Mandarina Duck, Magis, and Moooi (where he is also Art Director).
He has won numerous national and international awards; his products are in the collections of MoMA in New York, the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein (Basel).