Marc Thorpe earned a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design from the University of Maryland, followed in 2004 by a Masters Degree in Architecture, with Honors, from Parsons School of Design in New York.
In 2010, Thorpe established New York-based Marc Thorpe Design, as an architectural and design studio, active in the creation of progressive design solutions for the commercial, residential and leisure sectors.
He has worked extensively in Europe, Asia and the US as an architect and designer, and continues to collaborate on projects with a wide range of partners. He has taught in the Architecture Department at Parsons School of Design and the Industrial Design Department of Pratt Institute in New York City.
Thorpe has been published internationally in design journals and texts including Wallpaper*, International Design (ID), Viewpoint, Mix, Surface, Interni, Frame, Absolute Architecture and Interior Design Magazine. Thorpe was selected for inclusion in the text Ultimate New York Design, highlighting 50 of New York City’s top design talents and is one of the youngest signature designers for Italian design house Moroso.
Marc Thorpe Design (MTD) has worked with leading international brands including Mercedes Benz, Under Armour, Stella Artois, IBM, Saatchi & Saatchi, Hearst, Cappellini, Tod’s, Acura, David Yurman, L’Oreal, Esquire, Moroso, Yahoo, Casamania, Davidoff and Infiniti to name a few.