Marcel Wanders (July 2, 1963) is a Dutch designer, and art director in the Powerhouse studio in Amsterdam, who designs architectural, interior and industrial projects. He became internationally known by his iconic Knotted Chair.MARCEL WANDERS was born in Boxtel, south of Amsterdam in 1963, Wanders studied at the Academie voor Industriele Vormgeving in Eindhoven (1981-82), the Academie voor Toegepaste kunsten in Maastricht (1982-85), the Academie voor Schone kunsten in Hasselt, Belgium (1983-85), and the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Arnhem (1985-88). He was a founder member of WAAC Design and Consult in Rotterdam in 1988. He opened his own studio, Wanders Wonders, in Amsterdam in 1995. He founded the Marcel Wanders Studio in 2001. His clients have included British Airways, Droog Design, Flos, Habitat, Mandarina Duck, Rosenthal, Swatch and Virgin Atlantic Airways.