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environmental experience designer

Christopher Mark Wendel, American environmental experience designer. Achievements include patents for for display panel and display decking innovation. Recipient the International Development & Education Award award, 1995, iF award for Good Industrial Design, 1996, Best New Product award Exhibitor magazine, 1996, 6 Design Excellence awards Exhibitor Magazine.

Background

Wendel, Christopher Mark was born on March 29, 1954 in Minneapolis. Son of Adolph Henry and Cordelia Marie (Ruthenbeck) Wendel.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Design, University Minnesota, 1979. Postgraduate, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, 1990. Master of Business Administration in International Marketing, Seton Hall University, 1994.

Career

Designer Polivka-Logan Designers, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1975-1979, Lakeside Ltd., Minneapolis, 1979-1980, Omnicon Ltd., Chicago, 1981-1982. Design director Central European Initiative, 1982-1986. Senior designer Giltspur, Pittsburgh, 1986-1990.

Vice president, creative director Exhibitgroup New York, Edison, 1990-1993. Corporation vice president design and new product development Exhibitgroup/Giltspur, 1993—2001. Principal ChrisWendel, Inc., since 2001, moss-mart.com, since 2010.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for for display panel and display decking innovation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Volunteer Calvary Lutheran Church, Cranford, 1993—2010, Jersey Cares, 2008—2009. Member Industrial Designers Society of America, Harley Owners Group(HOG), Porsche Club of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, golf, motorcycling.

Connections

Married Catherine Mary Boe, September 13, 1975. Children: Amy, Adam.

father:
Adolph Henry Wendel

mother:
Cordelia Marie (Ruthenbeck) Wendel

spouse:
Catherine Mary Boe

children:
Amy Wendel

Adam Wendel