Sabine Marcelis is a Dutch designer who runs her practice from the harbor of Rotterdam. After graduating from the Design Academy of Eindhoven in 2011, Marcelis began working as an independent designer within the fields of product, installation and spacial design with a strong focus on materiality. Her work is characterized by pure forms which highlight material properties. Marcelis applies a strong aesthetic point of view to her collaborations with industry specialists. This method of working allows her to intervene in the manufacturing process, using material research and experimentation to achieve new and surprising visual effects for projects both showcased in musea and commissioned by commercial clients and fashion houses.
Sabine considers her designs to be true sensorial experiences and not simple static works: the experience becomes the function, with a refined and unique aesthetic. Marcelis’ work has been acquired into the collection of a number of world-renowned museums, including Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, NL and The National Gallery of Victoria, AUS. She has created commissioned work for fashion houses including Celine, Fendi, Burberry, Jaquemus and Givenchy and frequently collaborates with Architecture firms including OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture). She is represented by Victor Hunt Design- Art Dealer (BE), Etage Projects Gallery (DK) and Side Gallery (SP).