Recognized worldwide for his elegantly simple and timeless styles, Martin Ballendat has been an influential force in interior and industrial design for more than 20 years.
Born in Bochum, Germany in 1958, Ballendat received his industrial design degree from the Folkwang University Essen and was soon heading the Department of Design and Product Development for a major Austrian furniture manufacturer.
Since the 1995 launch of his own firm, Design Ballendat, he has produced a large portfolio of important pieces. Dozens have earned top honors in international competitions for the way they balance the technical, practical, and artistic in one seemingly simple design.
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