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Talk with Tulga Beyerle and SODA DES/GNERS

Don´t miss the talk with designer Nada Nasrallah and Christian Horner (SODA DES/GNERS) and Tulga Beyerle, director VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, on March 5 at 18h as part of the exhibition "WerkStadtVienna". Free admission!
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NEW: Window Gallery of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK at stilwerk Vienna

From now on, exhibitions on Austrian and international design will be held at the "STILWERK LIMITED EDITION WINDOW GALLERY, curated by VIENNA DESIGN WEEK" for several times a year. Don´t miss the current exhibition "Der Spiegel" curated by Klara Sumova and OKOLO.
MAK-Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibition View "WerkStadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City"
MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen, MAK-Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibition View "WerkStadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City"

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK goes Museum

Since 2006 the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK format of the "Passionswege" (the paths of passion or pain) bring together designers with out-of-the-ordinary businesses, workshops and long-established shops in Vienna. Through March 17, the exhibition "WerkStadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City" shows a selected …
MAK-Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibition View "WerkStadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City"
MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen, MAK-Ausstellungsansicht / Exhibition View "WerkStadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City"

Talk "WerkStadt Vienna"

In the context of the exhibition "WerkStadt Vienna" a talk on February 5 deals with the rediscovery of Vienna's manufacturing culture. With Carl Auböck (Workshop Carl Auböck), Tulga Beyerle (VIENNA DESIGN WEEK), Alexandra Feichtner (section.a), Harald Gründl (EOOS), Axel Kufus (Berlin University of …
ZEITTEILUNG by Sebastian Menschhorn, Rado Star Prize Austria 2013
Kollektiv Fischka/Rado Store Vienna, ZEITTEILUNG by Sebastian Menschhorn, Rado Star Prize Austria 2013

The shop window as a stage for art and design

Designers and artists are invited to design the window display of the Swiss watchmaker Rado at Vienna Kärntnerstraße. In addition to a month-long presentation the winner will be awarded with the "Rado Star Prize 2013". Sebastian Menschhorn is currently presenting his installation entitled …
Jaime Hayón, Sparkle Shady, 2007
Swarovski Crystal Palace Collection, Jaime Hayón, Sparkle Shady, 2007

Isn't it romantic?

Curated by Tulga Beyerle the exhibition (until April 21) at the Museum of Applied Arts Cologne presents contemporary design between poetry and provocation. With Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Patricia Urquiola, Philippe Starck, Hella Jongerius, Formantasma, Julia Lohmann, Robert Stadler, Jaime Hayón …
presentation: dottings at Vienna Design Week Office at stilwerk Vienna
presentation: dottings at Vienna Design Week Office at stilwerk Vienna

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All of us at VIENNA DESIGN WEEK wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of design and inspiration!
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK

2012 is the most successful year - ever!

The 6th edition of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK had a programme of 99 events and projects at 61 venues throughout Vienna. The most encouraging figure at the end: The 10-day design festival attracted 37,025 visitors! We thank everyone for participating and attending! By the way, we are already planning …
"Olymp" by breadedEscalope / Milano 2012
breadedEscalope, Wien, "Olymp" by breadedEscalope / Milano 2012

breadedEscalope goes Switzerland

Sascha Mikel, Martin Schnabl and Michael Tatschl move their workshop into the museum. From Nov 29 to Dec 2 the Viennese design studio will produce the so-called "Winterthur's chair" in the context of the exhibition "wood loop" at the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur. From steam bending, assembly, surface …
KÖR - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Wien

Symposium planning unplanned

Lectures, discussions and workshop reports in German & English - free entree on both days from 2pm to 10pm … For registration please write to: conference@urban-matters.org
Schaufenster / Die Presse

In the news

We are very glad, that the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK generates a great amount of press attention. Have a look here...
Graphic Detour, Ausstellungsansicht
esel.at, Graphic Detour, Ausstellungsansicht

HOLIDAY WEEKEND = Off to the museum!

Through November 4, the designforum Vienna shows the exhibition "Tools for the Design Revolution". A few more days "Dansk Mobel Design" (through Nov 17) at Wagner:Werk Museum Postsparkasse and "Graphic Detour - Crossing Borders in European Design" (through Nov 25) at freiraum of quartier21/MQ are …
European Home Run
Rainer Fehringer, European Home Run

And the winner is... Studio Formafantasma!

Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi from Studio Formafantasma win with their souvenir "Vienna PlayingCards" the design contest "European Home Run". Héctor Serrano with "Pop-up Vienna" emerged as the winner of the public vote. Lilli Hollein curated the contest. More here...
DANKLHAMPEL "No waste"
Pia Mayer, DANKLHAMPEL "No waste"

Talkin about a (design) revolution

Until Sunday, November 4, the exhibition "Tools for the Design Revolution" shows sustainable design, that particularly encourages us consumers to rethink. More here...
Daphna Laurens & Wittmann: Chair 01
Daphna Laurens, 2012, Daphna Laurens & Wittmann: Chair 01

Investigating Eindhoven's Design Success

While currently in Eindhoven the "Dutch Design Week" is running, here in Vienna, the successful model of this city is discussed in terms of design. With lectures by Renny Ramakers (NL) and Formafantasma (I / NL). Today at 8 p.m. with free admission! More here ...
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK'12 Team
Kollektiv Fischka / fischka.com, VIENNA DESIGN WEEK'12 Team

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2012 is over

The sixth VIENNA DESIGN WEEK has come to a close and we'd like to thank everyone – designers, sponsors, partners, visitors - whose hard work, dedication and enthusiasm make Vienna a great city for design, not just during the Festival, but all year long!
Talking about: Wien-Berlin
Jens Müller-Ali, Talking about: Wien-Berlin

Talking about: Vienna-Berlin & Festival Closing Party

Who holds in Vienna, Who in Berlin the "creative threads" in hand? Lucas Verweij moderates the discussion with guests from Berlin (Frederik Frede, Fons Hickmann, Axel Kufus, Jörg Suermann) and Vienna. More here... .
HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design gallery
Kollektiv Fischka, HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design gallery

Opening receptions at stilwerk and departure/MAK >nite

Today at 17:00 your are invited for a cocktail to celebrate the first Austrian pop-up store by the HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design gallery from Berlin. Also, Thomas Schiefer's staircase "Air Stair", is another reason for a get-together at stilwerk Vienna. Afterwards, departure & MAK are …
Passionswege Cocktails im 6. & 7. Bezirk
Kollektiv Fischka / fischka.com, Passionswege Cocktails im 6. & 7. Bezirk

Passionswege Cocktails in the 6th & 7th District

"Experimental design as an open process" or "business-as-unusual": International designers are brought together to develop a project with … Viennese industrial producers and businesses. The results are shown at the opening receptions of "Passionswege" in the 6th and 7th district. That can only be …

Order of the day: On Sunday thou shalt listen (to)... Martí Guixé & Hadi Teherani

Today at 17:00 two high-profile talks are on the agenda: Designer Martí Guixé and architect/designer Hadi Teherani talk about cooperation between designers and producers, and resolve issues such as: How does the exchange take place? What hurdles have to be overcome? FREE ADMISSION … More here ... .
Opening VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2012
Kollektiv Fischka / fischka.com, Opening VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2012

A great way to start!

500 visitors celebrated the start of this year's VIENNA DESIGN WEEK at the Gschwandner last night. Among the guests were Eberhard Schrempf, Nives Widauer, Markus Schinwald, Erwin Wurm, Eva Blimlinger, Hermann Czech and Gregor Eichinger.
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, Bueronardin

The festival starts tomorrow!

The programme of this year's VIENNA DESIGN WEEK includes 99 events at 61 locations throughout the city. Advice from the directors, Tulga Beyerle and Lilli Hollein: "Inhale! Design is in the air!" … Leran more about festival day 1 here:
E-Scooter
Versus Design, E-Scooter

Preview: Future Urban Mobility -

Future Urban Mobility shows the domestic status quo, gathers together expertes from design, the industry and mobility and presents the best pick of pioneering electrovehicles, in part with on-the-spot tests!
SMART WORKING
Bene AG, SMART WORKING

The office of tomorrow has brains

Bene, a program partner of this year's VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, organizes an expert talk on "SMART WORKING" on Oct 4 with Giuseppe Boscherini, Gita V. Langston, Tom Lloyd and Jurian van Meel. More here ...
World Design Capital Helsinki 2012
Maarit Mustonen, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012

Public Lecture with Pekka Timonen

On Sep 20, Pekka Timonen, Executive Director of World Design Capital Helsinki 2012, holds a public lecture on "Open Helsinki - Embedded Design in Life." This is followed by a roundtable discussion with Tulga Beyerle and Lilli Hollein, the directors of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK. More here...