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Lead DesignersMarco Manders
Prize(s)Gold in Outdoor And Exercise Equipment / Patio/Garden Furniture and Accessories
Entry Description

The eye-catching Tulpi®-seat, developed by Dutch designer Marco Manders, will add colour to any environment.
The Tulpi®-seat is a perfect combination of design, ergonomics and sustainability with a huge fun factor!
The Tulpi®-seat automatically folds when its occupant gets up… guaranteeing a clean and dry seat for the next user!
With full 360 degree rotation, the Tulpi®-seat lets you pick your own view!
This clever contemporary product is typical of Dutch design, entertaining and quirky.
It will ‘flower’ and brighten up your surroundings!


Tulpi-design is a Dutch product design company. The company is run by designer Marco Manders and his team of creative professionals and interns.
Marco’s visionary designs are genuinely eye catching… not just for their organic shapes, which are constant reminders of nature’s beauty, but primarily because they epitomise the importance of social design.
Tulpi-design is a typical Dutch design studio with a flair for quirky, innovative and playful design for indoor and outdoor environments. Tulpi products are designed to inject fun and colour into our outdoor and indoor environments.

Awards and Prize

During Dutch Design Week 2011, an independent jury awarded the Tulpi-seat the coveted Award for Most Original Design and Good Industrial Design (GIO). In 2015 and 2016 Marco Manders received the Golden A’ Award and the Golden IDA award.