Credit: © Carmen Brucic
Martin Walde, Horses, Tubes & 4, 1991/2009, Credit: © Carmen Brucic

ak7 – Contemporary Design by Contemporary Artists

The ‘ak7’ label is active at the interface between art and design: furniture created by high-profile designers and produced by Tyrolean craft enterprises according to classical craftsmanship techniques is sold in limited editions of seven pieces each. A show on the subject, The Art of Design, a joint venture between ‘quartier21’ in the MuseumsQuartier and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, will take place in ‘freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL’ and opens on 1 October 2010 as part of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK.

Artists: Pavel Büchler, Sissi Farassat, Shilpa Gupta, Ulrike Lienbacher, Maeve Rendle, Esther Stocker, Martin Walde, Lois Weinberger, Erwin Wurm, and others
Patronage: Dr. Lis Darby, director of the master’s programme in Contemporary Design, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

ak7 – Contemporary Design by Contemporary Artists
Max-Angerer-Weg 4

6130 Schwaz
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