Daniel Weil is an architect by training, a former Professor of Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art and a current Pentagram Partner.
Over the past four decades he has created products, interiors, packaging and visual approaches for a broad range of clients that include: Swatch, Lego, Krug, Superga, Benetton, Aldo, United Airlines, One & Only Resorts, the Savoy Hotel and the Dorchester in London.
In 2013, Daniel designed and art directed the World Chess Candidates Tournament, won by current World Champion Magnus Carlsen. He subsequently designed the World Chess organisation’s – FIDE – official chess set which has been used for the last two matches, in Mumbai and Sochi, between Carlsen and Anand.
Daniel has designed and manufactured products, including a collection for Memphis in Milan, the iconic Bag Radio and other pioneering design objects. Some of this work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, amongst others. In 2014, the Design Museum celebrated Daniel’s career to date with the exhibition Time Machines: Daniel Weil and the Art of Design.