Following on from the relative inactivity of August September saw us wind back up towards the 2014 autumn design festival

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Kultúrgorilla Guide the Diver Design for Dumpster Dialogue

As long as we’ve been going to Vienna Design Week the festival has always included a focus on social responsibility.

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Servant by Katharina Wernig

At an otherwise disappointing presentation of projects by students from the TU Graz Institute of Spatial Design during Vienna Design

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Passionswege Big-Game Wiener Silber Manufactur

For some 200 years Wiener Silber Manufactur have produced the finest silverware. Exquisite cutlery, table services, coffee pots and sugar

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Vienna Design Week TU Wien Light Thing

In context of a 2014 summer semester project students from Vienna Technical University’s Department for 3D Design and Model Construction

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Passionswege Pedrita Studio Glaserei Stiefelmeyer

We’re spending an awful lot of time at Vienna Design Week 2014 photographing mirrors. If we were at all competent

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Frugal Collection Cape Town harald bichler_rauminhalt Celia-Hannes

In context of Cape Town’s tenure as World Design Capital 2014 Franco-Austrian design and architecture studio Celia-Hannes spent six weeks

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Passionswege Studio deFORM Rudolf Scheer & Söhne Mirror

The last time we visited the premises of Vienna shoemaker Rudolf Scheer & Söhne it was for the presentation of

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chmara.rosinke present Private Room

As we alluded to in our post from Vienna based design studio chmara.rosinke’s Passionswege 2013 project with Wäscheflott, we’ve not

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Passionswege mathak mahlknecht Stani-Polsterei

In our post from the launch of the Tools for Life collection by Rem Koolhaas and OMA for Knoll during

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Candle Holder by AU Workshop, as seen at Pure Hungarian, Vienna Design Week 2014

Time was when the candlestick maker was an important profession. No candlestick. No light. Or at least no secure light.

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Vienna Design Week 2014 Passionswege BCXSY J & L Lobmeyr

At the risk of starting a tradition we can’t maintain, and so ultimately leading us to disappoint a lot of

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Unsichtbare Dinge Typisch chinesisch Typisch deutsch at the Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg Germany erledigt

Mayday! Mayday! Don’t panic. It’s just a public holiday. You’ll survive. Barbecue something…… And afterwards, when everyone else is back

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After the relative calm and civility of July and August, September sees a more than inconsequential upping of our professional

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Passionswege Sebastian Zachl Donauer Lampenschirme 07

One of the take home messages from the Vitra Design Museum’s Lightopia exhibition is that lighting design is rarely about

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Passionswege chmara rosinke Wäscheflott

We must admit to having had our problems with Vienna based design studio chmara.rosinke Not in a physical, fisticuffs sort of

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Construisine

As we noted in our post on Depot_0411 by Marlene Klausner, “food” often crops up in the Vienna Design Week

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Passionswege Bertille + Mathieu J & L Lobmeyr

What is luxury? For Passionswege 2013 the French/Swiss duo Bertille + Mathieu were paired with the Viennese crystal manufacturer J.

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Vienna Design Week 2013 SECOND LIFE Upcycling Glass Design from Finland Wagner Werk

As far as we are aware the grand doyen of Austrian architecture Otto Wagner never devoted a great deal of

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Marlene Klausner Depot 0411

For reasons we’ve never truly understood “food” always crops ups somewhere, in some context during Vienna Design Week. Fortunately the

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Passionswege Hilda Hellström E Fessler Kamine

As we arrived in Vienna the first thing we noticed was our breath. It’s autumn in Vienna. And we still

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Vienna Design Week 2013 Passionswege Riess Oscar Wanless

It seems somehow fitting that our first post from Vienna Design Week 2013 should be from a Passionswege project. Passionswege

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Werkstadt Vienna Milan Design Week 2013

Although as a general rule we don’t want to think about Vienna Design Week during Milan Design Week – as

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Vienna Design Week 2012 Van Bo Le-Mentzel Hartz IV Furniture Workshop Wien Museum

Before we pack up our Yurt and leave Vienna Design Week 2012 to move on to design pastures new, a

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Vienna Design Week Passionswege 2012 Mathias Hahn Staud’s Wien

A few years ago the phrase “food design” suddenly started cropping up a lot. It’s the sort of phrase that

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