French citizen born in Austria, Marc Sadler has lived and worked for many years in Europe, North America and Asia. One of the first students graduating esthétique industrielle” at ENSAD in Paris with a final paper in experimentation with plastics. At the beginning of the seventies, he perfect the first ski-boot in thermo plastic material completely recyclable, subsequently commercialised by the Italian firm Caber. This is the origin of his specialisation as a sports designer, which led to close collaboration with the most important multinational sport companies in the world. Working in this sector, which has often pioneered research into new materials and techniques, provided the experience to enable him to bring innovation to more traditional areas where is set a concept of design as pure aesthetic shape. Awarded 4 times with the Compasso d’Oro ADI (Industrial Design association), his work has won many international design awards over the years. His motorcyclist’s back protector designed for Dainese is now housed in the permanent collection of design at theMOMA in New York and the lamp Mite (Foscarini) is part of the design collection of the Beaubourg in Paris.