© Katharina Gossow

© Katharina Gossow

Lilli Hollein- VIENNA DESIGN WEEK-Director


Lilli Hollein is director and founder of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK.
She holds a degree in Industrial Design from the University of Applied Arts Vienna and has worked as a curator, journalist, architecture and design critic since 1996. She has been published widely in daily newspapers and magazines at home and abroad and acted as commissioner of the Austrian contribution for the Sao Paulo Architecture Biennial 2007. From 2010-2013 she wass president of the KÖR jury/ art in public space Vienna, since 2016 she serves as the president of ADN-AustriaDesignNet.
She is a seeked lecturer and jury member on several boards and institutions in the fields of architecture, design and art in public space. VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, that she founded together wit Tulga Beyerle and Thomas Geisler in 2007 has become Austrias most important event for creative industries with more than 36.000 visitors each year.


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