VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 1.-11.10.2009 Newsletter
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Call: BIO – Biennial of Industrial Design, Lubljana

Until April 12th designers, manufacturers and clients from all over the world are asked to submit their projects to one of the oldest design events in Europe, the BIO Biennial of Industrial Design Lubljana, running since 1964.

Mar 31, 2010 11:58 pm - News - read more

Lecture and exhibition by Sam Jacob in MAK

Upon the invitation of MAK and departure the British designer and architect Sam Jacob on Tuesday April 13 will hold a lecture as well as open his exhibition „Duplicate Array“ in MAK Design Space.

Mar 28, 2010 11:49 am - News - read more

Lucie Koldová wins Grand Czech Design 2009 Award

The young Czech designer Lucie Koldová, who drew attention during the ‚Passionswege‘ design trail of last year’s VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, was now awarded the Grand Czech Design 2009 Award as ‚Discovery of the Year‘. Congratulations!

Mar 20, 2010 7:41 pm - News - read more

Call: James Dyson Award 2010/VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Debut

This year again the James Dyson Foundation supports innovative projects from young problem solvers and from 2.2. until 1.7.2010 calls for entries for this year’s James Dyson Award. Projects from 18 countries including Austria will be participating and another fruitful cooperation with VIENNA DESIGN WEEK in October ist to follow.

Mar 10, 2010 9:55 am - News - read more

Call: A fresh breeze for the Graz Jakomini quarter

With a call for ideas the Creative Industries Styria agency launches a project towards the settlement of businesses from the fields of the creative industries in the Graz Jakomini quarter. The competition will serve as a basis for the upcoming urban renewal process in the area and will award prizes for the best entries.

Mar 02, 2010 7:56 pm - News - read more

QUER: Symposium and Laboratory towards Inter-Creativity

Upon the invitation of departure around 40 high-ranking protagonists from various artistic and cultural fields will gather in the Vienna Odeon from 11th to 13th of March. Within the framework of a symposium they will discuss and negotiate the thinking and working in between the disciplines, in a cultural arena increasingly hybridized.

Mar 16, 2010 2:58 pm - News - read more

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Review 2009

On December 16th those involved in VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2009 came together for a very special evening to celebrate the success of Austrias biggest design event and for one more night create some more festival-atmosphere...

Dec 20, 2009 2:42 pm - News - read more

Third VIENNA DESIGN WEEK was a true success

From October 1 to 11 an ever more colourful and dense programme offering cheerful celebrations, outstanding displays and wholehearted talks drew around 22.000 designthirsty people to over 80 events at over 50 locations.

Jan 25, 2010 3:54 pm - News - read more

MAK and departure are encouraging new design strategies

In a time of economic upheaval and rapid social change design will have an outstanding role in the future. Vienna as an important young design location can make a substantial contribution to this. An ideas competition jointly organised by MAK and departure asks for future design strategies. Project proposals can be sent until January 15, 2010.

Oct 19, 2009 7:09 pm - News - read more

Innovation through design

On Friday October 9th the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Talks will be discussing the topic of “innovation through and with design”. Invited guests from the fields of design, design research and business on this morning will be focusing on design and innovation processes and how they interrelate. Reservations for the talks at Pratersauna Wien can still be made.

Oct 08, 2009 10:57 am - News - read more

Great Start for VIENNA DESIGN WEEK No.3!

With a grand opening event on the evening of September 30th, VIENNA DESIGN WEEK celebrated it’s third “edition”. On the invitation of Neigungsgruppe Design as well as H.O.M.E, around 1500 guests appeared ready to celebrate the start of ten days densely packed with great design events.

Oct 12, 2009 9:18 pm - News - read more

Stamp and win!

A design festival offering over 80 events is certainly a challenge even to the most enthusiastic design-lovers. This year, they will be specially rewarded for their stamina.

Oct 01, 2009 10:39 am - News - read more

Bring your own Shirt!

During Pecha Kucha Night Vienna within the framework of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, Motmot will print their cool Future City motif for free on pieces of clothing people bring along.

Oct 12, 2009 8:44 pm - News - read more

Move between Design Venues Fast, Comfortably, and Ecologically

Citybike Wien is a new cooperative partner of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK and makes it possible to experience design highlights on two wheels – and with the latest information and the current daily program available for download onto your mobile phone while you are en route!

Sep 11, 2009 8:18 pm - News - read more

We “Stand” for Design!

The VIENNA DESIGN WEEK has found another supporter in the culinary and catering establishment Bitzinger, with whom the consensus is: We “stand” for design! This can easily be verified: Just visit Bitzingers new hot dog stand at Albertinaplatz - it's one of most beautiful in town.

Sep 11, 2009 8:40 pm - News - read more

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK now on facebook

From now on, facebook users can become fans of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, enter into dialogue with other users and take part in two special raffles.

Aug 26, 2009 3:33 pm - News - read more

A glance at the festival program 2009

On June 24th around 70 journalists and festival partners joined the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Press-Aperitif at Hollmann Theater Salon to witness the first presentation of this year’s festival program by the Neigungsgruppe Design.

Jul 20, 2009 8:38 pm - News - read more

A first evaluation of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK

On June 24 the initiators of VIENNA DESGN WEEK presented the publication “Design, beispielhaft”. This Best-Practice-Study, which was realized thanks to the support of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce, undertakes a first evaluation of the Viennese design festival.

Jun 28, 2009 6:40 pm - News - read more

REAL-WORLD LABORATORY exhibition coming to Vienna

The exhibition REAL-WORLD LABORATORY - CENTRAL EUROPEAN DESIGN, produced for the DesignBiennale St. Etienne 2008 will be shown at freiraum/quartier21 international in Vienna and will feature a fine Austrian contribution.

Jul 01, 2009 9:35 pm - News - read more

Vienna left a good impression at DMY Berlin

From June 3 to 7, three designers successfully acted as forerunners of the Viennese design festival by showcasing experimental Austrian design projects in Berlin. Two Viennese design studios received DMY Awards.

Jun 28, 2009 6:59 pm - News - read more

James Dyson Award and "VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Debut"

The international James Dyson Award in cooperation with the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK calls for entrys from young designers studying or working in Austria. For the winners of the James Dyson Award there is a sum of 10.000 Pounds waiting whereas the ten winners of "VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Debut" will be given a great opportunity to show their projects in an exhibition during the upcoming Festival. Closing date for entries: June 29, 2009

Sep 08, 2009 3:45 pm - News - read more

Looking into design’s pace

Since Tulga is curating the exhibition “Pace of Design” for ExperimentaDesign this autumn in Lisbon, she’s on a research trip finding out how design studios in San Francisco, Sao Paolo, Tokyo or Delhi deal with the “time factor”.

Apr 02, 2009 8:00 pm - News - read more

Wallpaper Award for installation at VIENNA DESIGN WEEK

Czech designer Maxim Velcovsky’s installation „Paris in Glass“ at Lobmeyr glass manufacturer was appointed “best commission” in the yearly Wallpaper Design Awards

Mar 08, 2009 9:05 am - News - read more

Festival date set for 2009 and a brief look back

After a short and well-deserved winter break the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK comes back with its first piece of NEWS: There’s a definite date fort this year’s festival. From 1. – 11. October 2009 the third VIENNA DESIGN WEEK will take place throughout the city.

Jul 04, 2009 12:22 pm - News - read more

Jasper Morrison visited the
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2009


VIENNA DESIGN WEEK Laboratory

at KUNSTHALLE wien project space



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