Norbert Wangen was born in Prüm, Germany in 1962. He graduated in architecture from the Technical University of Munich.
In 1995 he took part in various fairs in Munich and New York with a patented product: the Attila chair will enter the Vitra Design Museum collection.
“ NORBERT WANGEN + ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER ”
In the same year, during the renovation of an apartment in Munich, he invented for Boffi the first kitchen with sliding top: k2 presented in 2000 at the furniture fairs in Cologne, Milan and Chicago. In 1998 he was selected among the 100 best interior architects and designers by Architektur & Wohnen magazine. In 2002, the kitchen of Boffi k10 with a new extraction system was presented in Cologne and Milan. In 2003 the norbert wangen brand was sold to Boffi. In the following years the kitchen collection is enriched with k11 and k12. In 2004 Norbert Wangen was honored by Wallpaper magazine as the best domestic design. In 2007 he presented the k14 kitchen (innovative for the purity of the lines and the essentiality of the design); the Carrara marble washbasin L10 and the kitchen and bathroom taps w1. In 2008 it enriches the bathroom collection with the introduction of the B14 furniture system, which in 2010 evolves into B15. In 2009 he presented the k1 kitchen; in 2012 the bathroom b20 and 21 and the kitchen k20.More information on Boffi's K series kitchens at the following article.