EXD'13 in Lisboa

Go West! VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Director Lilli Hollein is guest at this year´s ExperimentaDesign 2013 in Lisboa. From 7 to 10 of November, the Opening Week of the Biennale brings to Portugal´s capital some of the most renowned names of international culture...

Vienna Design Herbst

An initiative of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK in cooperation with the stilwerk Vienna - September, October, November 2013 - to take advantage of exciting synergies and to put the spotlight on designers, businesses and hot spots of the city. Find more information here...


Come and have a look! The Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Vienna is the showplace for the design fair Blickfang, which celebrates its tenth anniversary in Vienna this year from 18 to 20 October. Entrance fees & Opening hours here...

Vienna Design Week on Air!

Gerald Travnicek on Vienna Design Week 2013. We thank our Media Partner on Air:! Find all radio reports here...
Hannah Krüger gewinnt Nespresso Scholarship!
Hannah Krüger gewinnt Nespresso Scholarship!

Hanna Krüger wins Nespresso Design Scholarship!

Nespresso Austria promotes young design talents with the initiative NESPRESSO CONTEMPORARY. On September 25, the jury selected Hanna Krüger as first winner of the Nespresso Design Scholarship. It was announced during VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Opening on September 26.
Workshop mit Adam Wehsely-Swiczinsky & FH Technikum Wien
Adam Wehsely-Swiczinsky, Workshop mit Adam Wehsely-Swiczinsky & FH Technikum Wien

Create a Robot

What makes a machine into 
an android? Take your chance and create a “machine droid” together with the designer Adam Wehsely-Swiczinsky and the FH Technikum Wien at VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2013. Further information here...

Future Urban Mobility

Today is Focus Day "Future Urban Mobility"! Experts of design industries, technology and politics will give insight into concepts like “Smart City” and “E-Mobility” at the Festival Headquarters! At 8pm, we invite you to the Film Screening of Gary Hustwit´s documentary "Urbanized"! More details …

The Grand Finale

Tonight, 5.10.! Every good thing has an end... We invite you to the Grand Finale at the Festival Headquarters! Sat, 5.10. at 8pm, we celebrate this year´s revivid format "Debut", and especially its participants! With Zirkus Maximus / DrOmega, at 10pm! Feel yourself invited & invite your friends!
© Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H.

The Evolving Collection and the Steady Cocktail

Today at 6pm, Cocktail at Hofmobiliendepot • Möbel Museum Wien! Come and have a look at an outstanding collection of new Austrian furniture design with works by mischer'traxler, bkm, For Use, breadedEscalope, MARCH GUT, Martino Gamper, Walking-Chair, EOOS, and more.
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That´s the way to the talk!

Get close to designers and look them over the shoulders at our Laboratory! Within the work theme: "Idea reloaded" designers redevelop ideas of other designers. Don´t miss today´s Lab Talk with BOICUT, starting at 6pm!
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MATALI CRASSET. Root ’n’ Books.

On Thu 3.10., 5pm - don´t miss the talk with Paris designer Matali Crasset, at MAK-Ausstellungshalle. An interesting evening full of interesting interpretations to „an identity anchor in nomadic times“. In cooperation with departure/MAK cooperation design new strategies.
IDRV (Institute of Design Research) - Haben wir das Zeug dazu?
Kramar /, IDRV (Institute of Design Research) - Haben wir das Zeug dazu?

Going on tour

Focus District Wieden - A district full of long-time residents, insiders and outsiders. But they´re all going through the same: They are going on an expedition with VIENNA DESIGN WEEK to explore new corners of their beautiful district. "City Workers" get the people on the streets...
The Infinitive Factory, Graz & rausgebrannt, Wien

Tradition vs. Modernity

From 2 - 6pm on October 2.- 4., 2013, the Fedrigoni showroom starts a time travel. The company Fedrigoni invites you to traditional letterpress printing, in comparison to modern laser technology. More Details here...
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SECOND LIFE. Recycling Glass Design from Finland

Red cabbage remains red cabbage BUT waste glass becomes new glas. The two Finnish glass artists Jukka Isolta and Jan Torstensson show their talent at the exhibition SECOND LIFE until October 4! If you also have a heart for used glas, come to WAGNER:WERK Museum and see for yourself!

Dementia and Arthritis. What can Design do for me?

Two workshops, not only refering to designers and other creative heads. So, come along you sociologists, therapists, counsellors, the ill and their relatives! More information here...

A date with Lladró

Meet the Spanish porcelain manufactory! Rosa Lladró, CEO of Lladró, invites you to a talk along with Inma Bermudez and Susana Rodriguez, two of the leading designers in the company. At 12am, today 2.10. at Sofitel Vienna, Praterstrasse 1,1020 Vienna! More details here...

From one festival location to the next -

Watch out for the three VIENNA DESIGN WEEK-branded Renault Capturs and enjoy your free ride from one festival location to the next! Start: Today, at 10:30am at our Festival Headquarters (4., Argentinierstraße 11) The entire schedule here...
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Cocktails: Today, 27.09.

First come, first served! We cordially invite you to all Cocktails and openings at the 1st district of Vienna! Enjoy one or two drinks with the on site Passionswege designers at Kärntnerstraße and Graben and feel yourself invited to an interesting range of presentations, features and exhibitions …
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Sausages, Cocktails, Trekking-Tours!

Today´s programm is stuffed! Check your guide oder click through the programme online! Our Festival Headquarters (4., Argentinierstraße 11) offers besides infopoint and Pop-Up-Café, also exhibitions by our Programme Partners.Visit our Laboratory and get an inside look on our designer´s …

"Honey in the Jar" by studio VIE

Are you harder-working than a bee? See for yourself: The bee keeper Walter Enzinger and studio VIE invite you to continue the work of the bees: On 28.09. 100 kilos of honey are filled in jars and labelled as part of an experimental, participative packaging process. More details here...

He/she who opens his/her mouth

Children of Moving, Friends of Walking! The artists AO& (Philipp Furtenbach, Philipp Riccabona & Thomas A. Wisser) invite you to a three hours' walk with concert afterwards and optional stay over night, on Saturday 28.09., at 2pm!
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National Design Prize 2013

This year the 40th National Design Prize will be awarded to Austrian companies and/or Austrian designers. The award ceremony will be held today, 24 September 2013 at 6:30 pm at the podium of the Architecture Center Vienna.
Guided Tours
Kollektiv Fischka, Guided Tours

Go! Go! Go!

Would you rather be on your own, or follow an umbrella instead? VIENNA DESIGN WEEK offers Guided Tours, Design Tours for pupils as well as route recommendations. Be the first and book now!

Design Insider. Inside Design.

Die Insiderei fragt weltweite Local Heroes aus der Creative Industry nach ihren persönlichen Lieblingsplätzen. Interviews mit Design-Heroen der diesjährigen VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Passionswege, Labor und Stadtarbeit finden Sie hier...

An invitation to the 4th dimension

4D-Jewellery Design and Accessoires. A strong Czech generation of Jewellery Design with strong tendency to the design of the 60s/70s. Don´t miss the vernissage on Wednesday, 18.9.2013, starting at 7pm at Tschechisches Musem Wien (engl. "Czech Centres of Vienna")!