Director of the Vienna Museum of Applied Arts (MAK)
Lilli Hollein is an Austrian curator, cultural manager and design expert. Until the end of April 2021, she was the director of the design festival she co-founded, VIENNA DESIGN WEEK. On 1 September 2021, Lilli Hollein took over the general management of the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK).
She completed her industrial design studies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
As a design and architecture expert, she has published in major international specialist publications and, as a curator, she was responsible for a number of exhibitions, including annual contributions to the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, exhibitions on Memphis Design, young Austrian architects and Austria's contribution to the 7th International Architecture Biennale Sao Paulo 2007.
From 2010 to 2013 she was jury president of KÖR - Art in Public Space Vienna and from 2016 to 2019 president of the ADN-Austria Design Net.