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MILAN 2014
IN RESIDENCE - Desiderabilia
8.April. 2014 - 13. April 2014
Ventura Lambrate | Milano

a IN-Residence group-exhibition about desirable things curated by Barbara Brondi & Marco Rainò.
Desiderabilia is an experiment, an acknowledgement and a survey on the conditionings that more or less unconsciously steer our individual choices and ambitions.
With works by 25 designers including us.

http://inresidence.it/

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project release: Maison & Objet 2014
Spanish brand PCM just presented our addition to the 'reversed volume' series – the leave plates in Paris.

more in the meantime on pcm's website, since we are currently considering slightly re- sizing and altering this website soon!

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award: we won !
dec.2013
We are very happy that we are the winners of the '2013 - Förderpreis der Justus Brinckmann Gesellschaft' awarded in collaboration with the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. Thanks a lot to the jury who liked our work.
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project:
The installation 'trapped flies' consists of different glasses, each with an artificial fly. Together they are programmed to create a swarm-like behavior and soundscape.
A little concert by 52 flies.
The best is to watch and hear them in the film.

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exhibition:
Mastering Design
31.Oct. 2013 – 9.Feb. 2014:
our project 'the idea of a tree' is currently in Lausanne... more

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publication: oct.2013
'Dit is Design' written by Jeroen Junte
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project:
Reversed Volumes is a collection of bowls that are shaped by capturing the imprint of a fruit/vegetable.
since January edited by PCM design.

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exhibition:
nomadic furniture 3.0
12.june - 6.october 2013

We are happy to take part in the exhibition 'Nomadic furniture 3.0 - New Liberated Living?' at the MAK. more

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project:
An endangered Austrian fungi species is figured in tin, growing on an old 'rotten' wooden board.
Each tin mushroom is numbered and represents one mushroom left in reality.

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award: we are shortlisted for
the Be-open Young Talent Award.

We are very super happy that we are among the 10 shortlisted young Design studios for this new award. Works by the 10 studios are digitally shown in an exhibition at Università degli Studi di Milano | Via Festa del Perdono 7 during Milan Design Week.

For a public choice award: One can vote online (for us or one of the other nice Designers) on the be-open facebook-site. ... vote here.

more on the general award here

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Boisbuchet summerworkshop 2014

with mischer'traxler

A workshop that investigates how to mix fantasy and reality.
For infos and registration
http://www.boisbuchet.org/home

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teaching & talks:

next talks:
Thursday 13 march 2014 - 6 pm: 'mischer'traxler - the new radical'
at VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM | Weil am Rhein
Talk will be in German more information

Tuesday 18, march 2014 - 6 pm:
'mischer'traxler -methods -motion-matter'
at Grafill gallery/HQ | Oslo
Talk will be in English more information

teaching:
Since this January we are leading the
IED-master program 'European Design Lab'
in Madrid.
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exhibition:
Lightopia
28.sept 2013 - 09 march 2014

With »Lightopia«, the Vitra Design Museum is dedicating the first comprehensive exhibition to the transformational development of designing with light.
more
our projects 'the idea of a tree' and 'relumine' are part of this exhibition.
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side project:
oct/nov. 2013
The very nice blog 'IGNANT' invited us to take part in their 'two of a kind feature', where they ask artists and designers to do something with items ignant sends them.
We had a very exciting afternoon with rubber gloves, wooden spoons and a roll of paper streamer. See what we created out of it. here

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exhibition: similarly unique - installation
30.aug. 2013 - 24 nov. 2013 3.feb. 2014

For their exhibition 'similarly unique', mischer’traxler transformed the exhibition window of the box in mirrored spaces.
to be seen:
the box| LYNfabrikken | Vestergade 49
8000 Aarhus C | Denmark
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exhibition:
colour records
mischer'traxler at Bratislava Design Week
17.sept. - 22. sept. 2013

'colour records' takes you on a colourful walk, with design studio mischer'traxler, from Vienna to Bratislava. It shows existing projects and their use of colour in dialogue with colours found along the way between the two capitals. more

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go to: drawing time
project:
a wall installation that visually records the passage of time. It is a clock that tells the time and by doing so draws spirographical circles on the wall.

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MILAN 2014

NODUS - all art is useless
8.April. 2014 - 13. April 2014
Chiostro della Facolta Teologica dell'Italia Settetronale | via Cavalieri del Santo Sepolcro 3 | 20121 Milano

Nodus will present our rug "day by day".

http://www.nodusrug.it/en/

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exhibition:

Design Shanghai 2013 - Aesthetics City
30.Nov. 2013 - 30.March 2014:

Three of our projects: 'the idea of a tree', 'drawing time' and 'it takes more than one' are part of this exhibition. .....more

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recent museum acquisition:

We are very happy that recently some of our projects were taken into the permanent collections of several museums:

Vitra Design Museum:
'emil & clara' from the 'relumine' series

Imperial Furniture Collection - Hofmobiliendepot Vienna:
a bench '25.09.2011' from the 'the idea of a tree' project

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg:
a container from the 'the idea of a tree' project and a basket from the 'collective works' project

MAK - museum of applied art Vienna:
small 'f.aid' - lamp
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project:
The project 'knowledge-tools-memory' deals about the making and the reproduction of objects and that the passing on basic knowledge of how things are made should not be neglected.

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project:
Instead of completely designing a newly shaped lamp, 'Relumine' plays on the fact that we all have to switch from old light bulbs to new energy saving light sources.

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Vienna Design Week 2013
MAK Design (It Yourself) Nite
f.aid workshop: 1st october

DIY Happening. - Hands-on Low-tech furniture construction in the context of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK. Visitors can build pieces from our f.aid collection with us
more information


Die Sammlung Wächst 27.sept - 6.oct. 2013
Hofmobiliendepot • Möbel Museum Wien
"The Evolving Collection – A New Presentation of Austrian Furniture Design from 2000 until Today". We are happy that our 'tioat - bench' is part of this presentation.

Hofmobiliendepot | Andreasgasse 7 | 1070 Wien | Austria
http://www.hofmobiliendepot.at

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project:

‘It takes more than one’ is a mirror which is just working if more than one person is standing in front of it. The mirror appears just white if one looks at it alone, but as soon as another person is joining, it becomes reflective and shows both persons in the mirror ...

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interview: Freunde von Freunden
spring 2013

We had a visit from 'Freunde von Freunden' who had a intense look at our studio and the way we work. It was a very nice afternoon. You can see images and a interview with us here.

This portrait has been produced in partnership with departure.
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