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  • 30 may - september 20, 2020
    exhibition: showing LeveL - the fragile balance of utopia

    What if ...? - a new exhibition presents over thirty artists and designers who investigate the potential of the utopian.

    Neues Museum Nürnberg

  • june 1 - january 3, 2021
    exhibition: showing our the idea of a tree project.

    The exhibition "Time Matters" displays almost 30 objects around the theme of time.

    Cube Museum

  • may 16 - september 20, 2020
    new project ratio on show:

    "MADE IN: Crafts — Design Narratives", a travelling Exhibition is on show at MAO Ljubljana. Commissioned by MAO and in collaboration with the stonemason Beno Ogrin, we developed a new project called ratio.

    MAO Ljubljana

  • february 26 - august 30, 2020
    new project nocturnal cloud is exhibited

    in the exhibition "Extraordinary" at the Mudac in Lausanne, Switzerland. The piece nocturnal cloud including moth and illuminated fireflies was commissioned by the museum and will stay in their permanent glass collection.

    Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains

  • march 13 - february 21, 2021
    exhibition showing colourful kinaesthesia and the idea of a tree

    "Kleureyck -Van Eyck’s Colours in Design" at the Design Museum Gent one the idea of a tree bench and our contribution "colourful kinaesthesia" – highlighting the results of a wonderful Boisbuchet workshop from last summer are on show.

    design museum Gent

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:

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.

new project:

prospects

an installation that makes use of human curiosity to communicate various important aspects of contemporary design tasks in a playful way.

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.

new project:

sudden reality & the world beyond

Reacting to Hermès’ 2019 theme “in the pursuit of dream”, we designed two different concepts as window displays for Hermès. The various scenographies were installed in all shops across Japan in the winter season 2019.

exhibition

curiosity cloud

the curiosity cloud was part of the Nature — Design Triennale
at the Cooper Hewitt Smithonian Design Museum in New York in 2019.

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.