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Marjan van Aubel is an award-winning innovative solar designer who brings solar energy into daily life. Her designs are, amongst others, part of MoMa, Vitra Design Museum, and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. She graduated from the Royal College of Art (Design Products MA) in 2012 and the Rietveld Academy DesignLAB (BA) in 2009.

Most notable recent works are Sunne, Current Table, Power Plant and the roof of the Netherlands Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.


Solar design available for everyone

Marjan van Aubel Studio is designing for a positive future through combining the fields of sustainability, design and technology. Creating lasting change through solar design, integrating solar power seamlessly into our environments such as in buildings and objects. With the overall goal to make solar power more accessible for everyone.

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_ MoMA in New York

_ Victoria and Albert Museum in London

_ Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

_ Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rein

_ Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

_ The Montreal Museum of Art, Montreal

_ National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne

2022: Wallpaper Life Enhancer Of the Year

2021: Dezeen Lighting Design of the Year

2021: ARC21 Innovation Award

2021: Dezeen Public Vote Design Award

2020: ECO coin Award by Next Nature Network

2019: Dutch Design Award chosen by the Public

2018: Climate Challenge What Design Can Do

2017: Designer of the Future by Swarovksi

2016: WIRED’s Innovation Award

2016: Wallpaper Design Award and Radicale

2016: Vernieuwer (Radical Pioneer)

2015: London Design Festival Emerging Talent

2014: ARC chair Award

2012: First Prize Dutch Material Award.


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