Kollektiv Fischka

Great number of visitors!

It is a pleasure to share good news concerning this year's VIENNA DESIGN WEEK with you. In this year's anniversary edition of the festival we presented a great range of projects, talks and events – 38.355 visitors came to see them. Thus, 2016 was the best-visited festival edition ever. We are … more
David Plakke


VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, Austria’s biggest design event, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016. A multifaceted exhibition at the ACFNY - Austrian Cultural Forum New York spotlights the exemplary strategies and a selection of outstanding projects that have contributed to the international … more
Nadine Cordial

Read Me!

On the occasion of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK’s 10th Anniversary the book „STADTARBEIT. Ten Years of Design Featuring the City“ shows and evaluates strategies for activating the city through creative industries and innovative festival culture. During the last decade every year Vienna, the city of … more

Design im Herbst

Der Herbst steht für Design, auch nach dem Festival! Das Designforum Steiermark präsentiert die Beiträge des outstanding artist award 2016 - Experimentelles Design. In der Galerie MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art eröffnet die Ausstellung "The Living Room" - A project by Dunbar’s Number. Feel … more
Kollektiv Fischka

Rado Star Prize Austria 2017

Swiss watchmaker Rado is pleased to announce a competition for design talents: the Rado Star Prize Austria 2017. Starting in January 2017, the window of Rado’s Viennese boutique will feature a different design installation every month. The Rado Star Prize is a global design competition that … more

10 Jahre VIENNA DESIGN WEEK - Eine Evaluierung

Das 10-Jahres-Jubiläum der VIENNA DESIGN WEEK diente als Anlass zur Evaluierung des Festivals und dessen Impact, also nachhaltiger Effekte in Bezug auf den Stellenwert des Wirtschaftsfaktors „Design“ in Wien. Mittels eines explorativen Studiendesigns konnten 300 Akteurinnen und Akteure sowie … more
ABC Ana Berlin Communications


What would Austria's largest design festival be without the variety of national and international coverage of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK? In 2016 as well as in the last years we have been supported by several media partners. We are happy about all the inspiring articles and reports about the 10.

Symposium „The New Classic“

Kommunikations-Designschaffende müssen sich immer wieder neuen Herausforderungen stellen. Medien, Tools und Methoden befinden sich im ständigen Wandel, bringen jedoch gleichzeitig wachsende Möglichkeiten mit sich. Das von Erwin K. Bauer kuratierte Symposium „The New Classic“ mit Talks und Lectures … more
Katharina Gossow

Here We Go!

Finally the time has come! Austria's biggest design festival goes in its next round and celebrates its tenth birthday. In the next 10 days of our festival you can expect plenty of events all over vienna - watch out for the white festival chair. We wish you a great tenth issue of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK.
Villa Tugendhat
Villa Tugendhat, David Židlický


The villa of Greta and Fritz Tugendhat in Brno, the Czech Republic, was built in 1929/1939 after designs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A monument of modern architecture! Comprehensive renovations and restorations between 2010 and 2012 have completely … more