Born in 1979, Maarten Baas is a Dutch top product designer who is graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven. Maarten Baas is considered to be one of the most influential Dutch and best product designers of the 21st century. Usually described as an “author designer,” of which his works lie on the boundaries among art and design. One Hundred Edition is a platform that shows to the world the best of design: Maarten Bass is a remarkable reference. Discover some of his creative works!
“I’m always seeking new things, but I’m also hiding by playing different roles.”
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The top product designer occupies a unique position in the field, symbolizing conceptual art, craftsmanship, installation, public space and performance into his oeuvre. His work is known as rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic.
His own design studio is based in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. As a design inspiration, Maarten Baas was recognized in 2012 as one of the ‘Top 25 Design Classics of the Future’ by the New York Times and won the Artprize for his creative works.
His work is found in numerous private and museum collections, such as MOMA New York, Victoria & Albert Museum London, Les Arts Décoratifs Paris, San Francisco MOMA and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Additionally, Maarten Baas has worked for exclusive luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Dior, Dom Ruinart, and Berluti.
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