news
  • Dec. 01st - Dec. 05th 2021
    new project

    Design Miami: our new installation "embodied nature" commissioned by Maison Perrier-Jouët will be unveiled!
    An artistic experience to nurture sensibility to the living world

    Design Miami / 2021

  • Nov. 11th - Nov. 14th 2021
    curiosity cloud

    an updated "curiosity cloud" for Maison Perrier Jouët is on show at the 8th West Bund Art & Design fair in Shanghai. We are very happy that our collaboration with Perrier Jouët continues and insects flutter again at West Bund Art Center:
    2555 Long Teng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

    Westbund

  • Oct. 22nd - Oct. 31st 2021
    new project

    DESIGN ART TOKYO: First stop of our new collaboration 'I am Nature'with maison Perrier Jouet dealing about biodiversity.
    to be shown at Gyre.Food

    Design Art Tokyo

  • June 12th - Jan 9th 2022
    exhibition

    Our commissioned 'riparian cloud' is on show at the "Heimaten" exhibition at the MK&G Hamburg. The exhibition is curated by Amelie Klein

    MK&G Hamburg

  • Nov. 4th - Dec. 12th 2021
    exhibition

    "MADE IN: Crafts — Design Narratives", a Travelling Exhibition stops in Schneeberg Germany including our project 'ratio' executed in collaboration with the stonemason Beno Ogrin.

    Schneeberg

  • ongoing
    exhibition

    we had the pleasure to co-curate the new MAK Design Lab at the Museum of applied Arts in Vienna

    MAK Design Lab

embodied nature, 2021
for Maison Perrier Jouët at Design Miami

Based in Vienna, we design objects, furniture, processes, installations and more, with a focus on experiments and conceptual thinking within the given context.

new project for Maison Perrier Jouët:

embodied nature

an artistic experience to nurture sensibility to the living world

embodied nature invites us to regard all species, including mankind, as forming part of a whole, and to reflect on the importance of understanding this interconnectedness. More than 100 global species are represented, all on the same scale,  to emphasise the equality of their roles in the ecosystem. When a visitor approaches the work, they see themselves as if in a mirror – except that, instead of their reflection, what appears before them is an image of nature in all its diversity. The silhouette is composed of various species, which evokes a cognitive self-awareness that each of us is a part of nature.
embodied nature is thus an individual experience with a collective reality.

more soon….

project spring 2020:

ratio

a project with a focus on the sourcing and exploitation of metals from metal ores and their use in our everyday life. The series of small furniture pieces illustrate the ratio of  hidden metal in specific ores. Each object consists of two parts – the metal ore and the amount of metal which could be extracted from it.
The objects are part of the exhibition Made in — crafts and design narratives, a research, design and heritage initiative encouraging collaboration and knowledge exchange between traditional craftsmen and contemporary designers.

project spring 2020:

limitedGrasses

a project that represents natural limitation in reality

curating

mak design lab

mischer’traxler studio was invited to co-curated the new layout and content of the permanent Design exhibition at the MAK.
Objects from the MAK-collection were combined with loaned pieces to discuss contemporary topics.

discover

curiosity cloud

This immersive interactive installation was developed in 2015 for Maison Perrier-Jouët

permanent installation

plural & spannungsfeld

two interactive installations about social interconnections,
permanently installed at the ‘house of futures’ – Futurium in Berlin.

 projects that often balance between handcraft and technology, depict nature, tell stories, raise questions or trigger discussions.

 

interaction

often triggers immediate reactions full of emotions and honesty. Its great to see how people of different age and backgrounds react similarly with smiles and wonder.

experimenting

and a hands-on attitude is a main component in most mischer’traxler projects. Some projects are just possible through try-outs and making – they just can not be imagined by a sketch. When browsing this website you’ll find some making of images and videos that give a glimpse of how some projects came into being.

conceptual

many mischer’traxler projects are based on concepts that follow a defined thought. Due to that some of the projects are systematic and can be applied in various scales or can have different shapes, yet still follow the same concept.