Martin Ballendat graduated in Industrial Design from the University Folkwangschule, Essen in 1983. From 1983-1995 he honed his craft with companies Sedus, Waldshut and Wiesner Hager, Austria. In 1995 he founded his own studio DESIGN BALLENDAT, which has a team of 16 across two locations. Ballendat’s team has received over 150 design awards including 39 Red Dot awards.
“For some time now I have been focusing on the distinct organic shaping of seating surfaces. I am looking for a unique style and a recognized signature in my furniture design and I am a born aesthete with high demands.” – Ballendat on his focus as a designer
studios: Misling, Austria
Simbach am Inn, Germany
awards: 2016 Universal Design Consumer Favorite
2016 IF Design Award