Chris Kabel was born in Bloemendaal, the Netherlands in 1975. He graduated in 2001 from the Design Academy Eindhoven. In 2002 he moved to Rotterdam where he started his design practice. He works for and with design labels, architects, cultural institutions and design galleries such as Galerie kreo. In 2007, he was awarded the Wallpaper Design Award for his « Mesh chair », in 2009 he won the New Material Award for his « Seam Chair » and in 2011, he won the Dutch Design award for his « Wood Ring » produced by Galerie kreo. He is a professor at the École Cantonale d’Art in Lausanne (ECAL). Some of his creations are included in permanent collection of world famous museums or institutions such as Boijmans van Beuningen, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Hangaram Design Museum Seoul, Fonds National d'Art Contemporain France, Philadelphia Museum of Arts and MoMA in New York.