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journal ..... last update: 28th april, 2015


Boisbuchet summerworkshop 2015
with mischer'traxler

A workshop that investigates how to onvolve "more than one" within the use of an object / when operating something/ when making things etc. and how to bring people together.

For infos and registration
http://www.boisbuchet.org/home

and full programm pdf here.

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new project:
commissioned by Perrier-Jouët , the new project 'ephemerā' represents the dialogue between mankind and nature through three interactive kinetic furniture pieces - a big oak table and two mirrors. First presented at Design Miami 2014.

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digital portfolio:
mischer'traxler - selected projects
2008-2014


For everyone who wants to read about our projects offline/ in a pdf format.

download by clicking on the image or
here

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newsletter:
in case you would like to be informed and updated on the studio's projecs and activities please register here.

However we have to admit that we just manage to send out and spread news between 2-4 times a year.

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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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exhibition:
the future is not what it used to be
01.nov. 2014 - 14.dec 2014

Under the overarching title "the future is not what it used to be" the 2nd Istanbul Design Bieninal asks "what is the future now".
The project 'knowledge-tools-memory' is shown as part of the biennial and on this ooccasion a new sketchbook that explains how to make paper from scratch was added to the 'knowledge-tools-memory' series.

Curated by: Zoë Ryan & Meredith Carruthers
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exhibition:
Trading places -
Designer meet the collection
20.june 2014 - 02.november 2014

The Kunstgewerbemuseum invited five design studios to deal with its collection: Daphna Laurens (NL), mischer’traxler (A), Loris & Livia (CH), Judith Seng (D) and Dechem (CZ). They received the commission to choose one object or an object group and to design an installation.
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project:
Through the slow process of electroplating, a copper-element and a piece of steel physically transform, become related to each other and form new patterns and shapes. They need each other for the transformation of the material. ...

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exhibition:
UNIKAT
3.may 2015 - 17.may 2015

Unikat
 brings together 23 designers and artists. It presents works on the disappearing boundary between art and design, in an attempt to question preconceptions about the two disciplines and redefine their classification.

An exhibition curated by:
Alice Stori Liechtenstein

We will have a new lamp-experiment from our ongoing project 'cuprum' in this exhibition.
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exhibition:
Do it yourself design
20.march 2015 – 31.may.2015

Making it yourself — Modifying and personalizing furniture and design objects offers an alternative to mass consumption and the unsustainable nature of many products.
Our blanket from our 'knowledge-tools-memory' project is part of this exhibition.

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MILAN 2015 project news :
We are super happy that our 'Day-by-day' rug concept is growing. After last year's green version of the 'day-by-day-rug', a bigger red-toned version is finished and on show at the Nodus-exhibition.

Chiostro della Facolta Teologica dell'Italia Settetronale | via Cavalieri del Santo Sepolcro 3 | 20121 Milano

more images on the project soon.

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


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talk:
'mischer'traxler: from abstract to specific'
– turning themes into design projects


Wednesday February 18, 6pm University of the Arts, Arts Bank 601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 | USA

Free and Open to the Public

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soon finished:
flying gardens / Vienna


3 years ago (2012) we started to work on three large-scale permanent kinetic installations for an old people's home in Vienna. Two kinetic installation in the light-yards of the building and one installation in the entrance area.
This spring they all will be finished and once the sun is back in Vienna we will document them and be able to show more.

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exhibition:
Design Miami/ 2014

03.dec. 2014 - 07. dec. 2014

We are very excited about our new work 'ephemerā'. Commissioned by Perrier-Jouët the project interprets Art Noveau and fuses modern technology with traditional crafts.
The pieces, which will be unveiled at Design Miami 2014, invite the audience to playfully interact with them and to question the relationship between mankind and nature.

download the official press release here

Meridian Avenue and 19th street
adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center | Miami Beach | USA

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project:
Reversed Volumes - leaves are part of the Reversed Volumes collection designed by mischer’traxler for PCM. Reversed Volumes - leaves are shaped by capturing the imprint of leaves such as diffenbachia, ficus elastica, monstera and an existing bowl or plate. ...

The leaves are now as well available in PCM's new webshop.

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exhibition:

Domus Plzen
24. march 2015 - 31.dec. 2015

"The Domus installation invites you to experience something different to a mere exhibition: it’s an invitation to savour the enchanting quality of the rich morphology of a physical space and to be immersed in meditation surrounded by beauty."

curated by by Jana Zielinski and Jiří Macek

Since last week our trapped flies fly against their glasses and produce the background sound for the exhibition.
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new project:
'small Discoveries', is an extended collaboration between mischer'traxler and Perrier-Jouët that started with the project 'ephemerā' and is continued throughout 2015 with three original creations.
The first 'small discoveries' for Perrier-Jouët is a gift-packaging including a Blason Rosé cuvée and two very special champagne flutes.

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exhibition:

Design Discourse: Austria - South Africa
30.jan.2015 - 08.march 2015

"Design discourse: Austria - South Africa" showcases different social innovation, self-initiated production processes, traditions in craftmenship and promotes an intercultural dialogue between design professionals.

Our projects 'the ides of a tree' and 'reversed volumes' are part of this exhibition.

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new project:
over the last couple of months we worked on a clock-project with a sheltered workshop in Vienna for goodgoods, a new brand promoting and selling sustainable, local goods from sheltered workshops based in Vienna. Our clock 'goodtime' is already available via goodgoods.

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exhibition:
TRAME
Copper Crossing in contemporary art, design, technology and architecture
16.sept. 2014 - 9 .nov. 2014

Copper, interpreted in all its multiple forms and applications, is the main theme of Copper Crossings, Copper Shapes in Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture presented at Milan's Triennale. 

Our "limited moths" - lamp is part of this exhibition.
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exhibition:
sagenhaft / legendary
26 sept. 2014 - 05 oct. 2014

Dunbar’s Number's new exhibition during VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2014 invites four Asian design studios to exchange traditiona local legends/myth with the Dunbar's number members. Each involved participant interprets two stories - an Austrian one and an Asian one. The resulting objects show two views on the same starting point and give insight to different cultural ways of working.
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project:
'Day-by-day' is a hand knotted rug which is designed to visualize human labour and the working time of one single weaver to produce one carpet. Each working day is translated into the pattern of the rug ...

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