DESIGN: MARTIN BALLENDAT
Modern, bold, ergonomic: this is the BLAQ 478. The robust polyamide provides the necessary strength and stability. The shell’s slight give ensures relaxed, comfortable sitting. The polished, five-star base with casters ensures flexibility in any space.
Martin Ballendat has been an internationally successful designer for more than 30 years.
Born in Bochum, Germany, in 1958 he studied design at the renowned Folkwang School in Essen. After 10 years of professional experience in a leading position he founded his own independent design studio in Austria, a second one quickly followed located in Germany. With roughly 16 employees, DESIGN BALLENDAT is a sought-after partner for well-known interior design brands in more than 14 countries.
He received more than 100 international design awards, including 10 in the highest class “best of the best” as well as gold awards.
Martin Ballendat has been a guest professor and lecturer at design colleges in Graz and Salzburg for more than 15 years.