Marjan van Aubel Studio is an award-winning innovative solar design practice that brings solar energy into daily life. Designing for a positive future through combining the fields of sustainability, design and technology.
The studio is creating lasting change through solar design, integrating solar power seamlessly into our environments such as in buildings and objects. With the goal to make solar power more accessible for everyone. Most notable works are Sunne, Current Table, Power Plant and the roof of the Dutch Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.
Marjan has collaborated with global brands such as Cos, Timberland, Swarovski with the aim of accelerating global energy transition to solar. Graduating from the Royal College of Art (Design Products MA) in 2012 and the Rietveld Academy DesignLAB (BA) in 2009.
_ MoMA in New York
_ Victoria and Albert Museum in London
_ Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rein
_ Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
_ The Montreal Museum of Art, Montreal
_ National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne
2020: ECO coin Award by Next Nature Network
2019: Dutch Design Award chosen by the Public
2018: Climate Action Challenge by What Design Can Do.
2017: Designer of the Future by Swarovksi
2016: WIRED’s Innovation Award, Wallpaper Design Award and Radicale Vernieuwer (Radical Pioneer) by Neelie Kroes.
2015: London Design festival Emerging Talent medal
2014: ARC chair Award
2012: First Prize Dutch Material Award.
Anne Huijnen: Solar Assistance, Blijde Ligthart: Solar Communications, Craig Barrow: Solar Designer, Ellen Britton: Solar Designer, Ernst Koning: Solar Mechanics, Erwin Marges: Solar Engineering, Jeppe Bijker: Solar App, Kelvin Godee: Solar Assistance, Lidi Brouwer: Solar Partnerships, Nadja Schlenker: Solar Assistance, Savannah Acutt: Solar Intern, Scott van Haastrecht: Solar Engineering