Marre Moerel was born in Breda in the Netherlands. She has studied fashion design and sculpture, and in 1991 she received her Masters degree in furniture design from the Royal College of Art in London. Since 1993, Marre Moerel has lived in New York, where she works as a freelance designer and artist. She has taught furniture design at Parsons School of Design. Marre Moerel works mainly in interior design and product and furniture design. Her way of working is usually described as a crossover between the different disciplines of art - sculpture, installations and photography - and design. In recent years, Marre Moerel's art and design have been featured extensively in exhibitions and publications worldwide.