Pierre Vandel is a talented French designer whose success is international. His avant-garde vision, innovative spirit and rigor pushed him to design original,
elegant & timeless furniture.
Pierre Vandel was born 1939 in Roubaix in France. He obtains a CAP of industrial design & fitting. He then joined the engineering department of Ponts
et Chaussées and studied at CNAM (Arts et Métiers). Bursting with ideas, he tested several projects like a vertical aquarium. While with the company
he also designed hi-fi furniture, side tables, lighting.
In 1969, Vandel founded his own studio and soon developed a partnership with Pierre Cardin. His `Vertèbre` chair from 1972 is an iconic 20th century piece.
Vandel has received 2 Oscars for export from the French Ministry of Industry.