news
  • 19.Apr - 25.May 2018
    solo exhibition at Victor Hunt Gallery

    our solo exhibition: mischer'traxler studio in three chapters at Victor Hunt Gallery in Brussels

    Victor Hunt Designartdealer website

  • 2018
    aquisition: the idea of a tree

    we are very happy that the Museum of applied arts (MAK)Vienna acquired our 'the idea of a tree' machine and bench for their permanent collection.

    MAK Vienna

  • 30.May - 09.June 2018
    LeveL at Futurium Berlin

    our installation 'LeveL' - the fragile balance of utopia - can be seen at the Futurium Berlin

    FUTURIUM Berlin

  • 28.March - 05.Oct. 2018
    new project for "to GO"- exhibition

    we developed the matzah baking kit for the exhibition "to go - new designs for Jewish Ritual Objects" at the Israel museum, Jerusalem.

    the Israel museum - exhibition information

  • 05. June 2018
    talk

    Gallery Talk at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Thomas will be in dialogue with curator Sharon Weiser-Ferguson and designer Sebastian Bergne. Tuesday, 05 Jun, 18:00

    the Israel museum - talk information

  • awards & recognitions
  • 2016 Winner: Swarovski Design Medal 2016 by Swarovski and Vienna Design
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  • 2016 Telegraph's Visionaries 2016 UK
  • 2015 TL magazine's DUO awards, TL Mag#24 BE
  • 2015 Wallpaper's 20 under 40 UK
  • 2014 Winner: BE-Open - Young Talent Award UK, CH
  • 2013 Winner: Justus Brinckmann sponsorship award DE
  • 2012 Winner: Wu Guanzhong Art & Science Innovation Award CN
  • 2012 Nomination: Icon-Awards: Emerging Designer of the year UK
  • 2011 Winner: W-Hotel's Designer of the future Award 2011 by Design Miami/Basel US
  • 2011 Nomination: Dwell moder World award US
  • 2010 Nomination: Brit Insurance – Designs of the Year 2010 UK
  • 2010 Winner: Wiener Zukunftspreis 2010 AT
  • 2009 Winner: Austrian Prize for the Advancement of Experimental Design AT
  • 2009 Honorary Mention: Prix Ars Electronica (cat.: Hybrid Arts) AT
  • 2009 recipient of 'Startstipendium for design & architecture 2009' by BMUKK AT
  • 2009 Winner: DMY-Award DE
  • 2007 Winner: Sustainable Design Award, by Dyson & the Design Academy NL
  • 2006 Finalist: Lights of the future 2006 - Student award DE
  • 2005 Nomination: MACEF-rethink-recycle-award US
  • permanent collections
  • MAK Vienna "the idea of a tree" process and objects AT
  • Vitra Design Museum "relumine" lamp DE
  • Art institute Chicaco "the idea of a tree" bench and two lamps US
  • Kunstgewerbemuseum Schloß Pillnitz "cuprum" DE
  • TBA 21 "relumine" lamp AT
  • Hofmobiliendepot Vienna "the idea of a tree" bench AT
  • Philadelphia Art museum "reversed volumes" US
  • MKG Hamburg "collective works" - basket + "the idea of a tree" container DE
  • MAK Vienna "till you stop" - cake decoration machine + "f.aid" AT
  • The israel museum "matzah baking kit" ISR
  • exhibitions
  • 2018
  • Jan-May "Level" at Designmuseum Gent Gent, BE
  • Feb-May "viva la differencia" at CentroCentro Madrid Madrid, ES
  • 2017
  • Dec „light volumes“ with Victor Hunt Designart dealer at Design Miami Miami, US
  • Sept-Nov "in relation" solo show at AAA space of Mario Mauroner Contemporary art Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Oct „oben links“, studio exhibition at Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Jul-Sept „states of play“ by British Crafts Council, Humber Street Gallery Hull, UK
  • Jun-Oct „SUR/FACE.SPIEGEL“, Museum für angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, DE
  • Jun-Sept „Mirror.Mirror“, MUDAC Lausanne, CH
  • Jun-Sept „LeveL“ at MAK – Museum für angewandte Kunst Vienna, AT
  • Jun „LeveL 2.0“ with Victor Hunt Designart Dealer at Design Miami/Basel Basel, CH
  • May-Nov "Faraway, so close – Humans as temporary visitors at the countryside" Genterovci, SI
  • May-Nov „Faraway, so close“ 25th Biennale of Design, MAO Ljubljana Ljubljana, SI
  • May „Metamorphosis“ , Schloss Hollenegg for Design Hollenegg, AT
  • Nov 2016-Feb “LeveL and Volumes”, the Goods Shed Perth, AU
  • 2016
  • Dec „LeveL 2.0“ for Victor Hunt designart dealer, Design Miami Miami, US
  • Nov-Jan 2017 Dunbar’s Number presents: „the living room“, AAA-project space Vienna, AT
  • Nov „the 3rd Xinjiang Annual Art Biennial 2016“ Xinijang, CN
  • Oct „Elektra Lux“, Carwan Gallery Beirut, LB
  • Oct „Collection #3“ , Chamber Gallery New York, US
  • Sept „Indian Summer“, Tools Gallery Paris, FR
  • Sept „isochrone for Schloss Hollenegg for Design“, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Sept „A characters coat“ by Pia Bauernberger, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Sept „LeveL – the fragile balance of utopia“, London Design Biennal Vienna, AT
  • May „collective works“, Design Week Jerusalem – Hansen House Jerusalem, IL
  • May „Slow“, Schloss Hollenegg for Design Hollenegg, AT
  • Apr „local icons – East/West“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr „Back Ahead – new Austrian Design Perspectives“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Mar-Jun „we transform – Art and Design on the limit of growth, Neues Museum Nuremberg, DE
  • Feb-Mar „local icons – East/West“ MAXXI Museum Rome, IT
  • 2015
  • Dec-Jan 2016 „Für Gaderobe wird nicht gehaftet“, AIL Vienna, AT
  • Nov-Jan 2016 „Prototypes & Experiments VIII“, Aram Gallery London, UK
  • Oct „Freedom“, Designblok, Designblok Prague Prague, CZ
  • Oct „ephemerā“ for Perrier-Jouet, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Jan 2016 „Lightopia“, Vitra exhibition – Imperial Furniture Museum Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Oct „realLimited“, Garage Kunsthaus Wien Vienna, AT
  • Sept „curiosity cloud“, London Design Festival, Victoria & Albert Museum London, UK
  • Sept „19 greek street – The Art of Progress“, London Design Festival London, UK
  • Sept „Designsalon Linz – one of a kind“, Landesgalerie Linz, AT
  • Sept „Favoris #01“, exhibition and Auction Paris, FR
  • May „Unikat“, Designmonat Graz Graz, AT
  • May „Krehky at Mikulov“ Mikulov, CZ
  • Apr-Dec „Domus“, Depot Pilsen, CZ
  • Mar-May „Do it yourself Design“, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich| Zürich, CH
  • Feb-Mar „Design-Discourse: Austria-South Africa“, Designforum Wien Vienna, AT
  • 2014
  • Dec „ephemerā by mischer’traxler“ for Perrier-Jouet, Design Miami Miami, US
  • Nov „Design-Discourse: Austria-South Africa“ Capetown, ZA
  • Nov-Dec ‚The future is not what it used to be‘, Design Biennial Istanbul, TR
  • Sept-Nov „Trame – Copper Crossing“, Triennale Design Museum Milan, IT
  • Sept-Oct „similarly unique“, Vienna Design Week – window gallery Vienna, AT
  • Oct „fabelhaft/legendary“, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Jun-Nov “Castling – designer meet the collection“, KGM Pillnitz Dresden, DE
  • Jul-Sept “The main dish“ , Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, US
  • Jun-Aug “Designing Scarcity“, Het Niewe Instituut Rotterdam, NL
  • Jun Design Miami Basel, Victor Hunt Designart Dealer Basel, CH
  • May „Self-Unself“, Collective 2 fair New York, US
  • May-ongoing “Designlabor“, MAK Vienna, AT
  • May-Aug “Werkstatt Vienna“, KGM Pillnitz Dresden, DE
  • Apr Nodus: „All art is useless“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr INResidence: „Desideribilia“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Nov-Mar 2014 „Design Shanghai 2013 – Aesthetics City“, Power Station of Art Shanghai, CN
  • 2013
  • Oct-Feb 2014 „Mastering Design“, MUDAC Lausanne, CH
  • Sept-Mar 2014 „Lightopia“, Vitra Design Museum Weil am Rhein, DE
  • Sept-Nov „Crossovers- Natural Studies“, MODEM Budapest, HU
  • Sept-Nov „Crossovers in Design“, Design Terminal Budapest, HU
  • Sept „colour records“ – mischer’traxler invited to Bratislava Design Week Bratislava, SK
  • Aug-Feb 2014 „similarly unique“ – mischer’traxler in the box, Lynfabriken Aarhus, DK
  • Jun-Oct „Nomadic Furniture 3.0“, MAK Vienna, AT
  • Apr „Austrian Design details“, Salone di Tessuti, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr „Madtastic“, Institute Cervantes Milan Milan, IT
  • Apr „Werkstatt Vienna“, Venture Lambrate, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Mar-Apr „O’Clock – Time Design, Design Time“, CAFA Art Museum Beijing, CN
  • Feb-Jun „Food Project -the shape of taste“, Mart Museum Roverento, IT
  • Feb-Mar „Contemporary Perspectives in Middle Eastern Craft“, Katara Art Center Doha, QA
  • Feb-Mar „the mirror“, Vienna Design Week – Gallery Space, Stilwerk Vienna, AT
  • Feb „DOS – designing sound object“, Auditorium Rome Rome, IT
  • Dec 2012-Mar „Werkstatt Vienna“, MAK Vienna, AT
  • 2012
  • Nov-Dec „Reflections on form“, Helmrinderknecht/Barbara Seiler Galerie Zürich, CH
  • Nov-Dec „the 3rd art & science international exhibition and symposium“, Science and Technology Museum Beijing, CN
  • Nov „shape your life“ MAXXI Museum Rome, IT
  • Oct-Nov "Vienna open" Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Another terra“ Interieur Kortrijk Kortrijk, BE
  • Oct „Mutationen“, Dunbars Number, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Cocoo Syndrome“, Kunstraum NOE Vienna, AT
  • Oct „the mirror“ , Okolo, Designblok Prague Prague, CZ
  • Sept-Nov „BIO 23“, MAO Ljubljana, SI
  • Sept-Oct „Slow Design“ Budapest, HU
  • Sept-Oct „Design meets Lifestyle“, Designgalleriet Stockholm, SE
  • Sept „Everyday Discoveries“ + „Werkstatt Vienna“ Helsinki, FI
  • Sept „Methods“, somethinggood, London Design Festival London, UK
  • Jul-Sept „Woher kommt das Neue“, Hessen Design Darmstadt, DE
  • Jun-Sept „Skin future materials“, Designforum Vienna, AT
  • Jun-Sept „the machine‘, C-Mine Genk, BE
  • Jun „Another Terra at Depot Basel“ Basel, CH
  • Jun „Taste Festival“ Berlin, DE
  • May „mischer’traxler at Clerkenwell Design Week“ London, UK
  • May „Selected: sustainable Design“, Designmonat Graz Graz, AT
  • May „Skin – future materials“, Designmonat Graz Graz, AT
  • Apr „contemporary perspectives in middle eastern craft“, Carwan Gallery Milan, IT
  • Apr „Kavdrat Hallingdal 65 – Projects“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr „Another Terra – home away from home“ INResidence, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr „Balanced“ at Wait and See, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Apr „Austria Raw & Delicate“, Milan Design Week Milan, IT
  • Mar „Design Days Dubai“, performance with Carwan Gallery Dubai, AE
  • Mar „Countdown Design“ Bolzano, IT
  • Feb-Mar „Magic of Diversity“ MAK Vienna, AT
  • 2011
  • Nov-Dec „(mis)using what is there“, solo exhibition at Novalis Fine Arts Turin, IT
  • Oct-Feb 2012 New Energy in Design and Art“ Museum Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam, NL
  • Oct-Jan 2012 „o´clock – time design, design time“ Triennale Design Museum Milan, IT
  • Oct „gallery walk at qubique“, ‚Limited editions by Engelhorn & Turkiewicz‘ Berlin, DE
  • Oct „Het colour locale“ Budapest, HU
  • Oct „Lodz Design Festival“ NeoFarm exhibition Lodz, PL
  • Jul „Touch me“ Festival Zagreb, HR
  • Jun „W-Hotels designer of the future“, Design Miami/Basel Basel, CH
  • Jun „This is my forest: The harvest cycle“, Festarch Perugia, IT
  • Jun-Sept „re:product 3“, IWP Warsaw, PL
  • May-Feb 2012 „Industrious artefacts“, Zuiderzeemuseum Enkhuizen, PL
  • May-Jun „mischer’traxler & raw colour“, Otrascosas de Villarrosas Barcelona, ES
  • Apr-May „naturally combined“, exhibition & workshop at RiotStudio Naples, IT
  • Mar-Apr „04“, Krehky Gallery Prague, CZ
  • Dec 2010-Jul „Hyperlinks: Architecture & Design“, Art Institute Chicago Chicago, US
  • Dec 2010-Mar „restart“, Palazzo Frisacco Tolmezzo, IT
  • Dec 2010-Feb „03 Chvala Vidne“, Krehky Gallery Prague, CZ
  • 2010
  • Nov „Artissima Design“, Palazzo Birago Turin, IT
  • Oct-Jan 2011 „2000 – 2010 – Design in Wien, Wien Museum Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Bulb Fiction“, Klaus Engelhorn Depot Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Nespresso Installation“, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Rumkugelbahn“ MAK Museumshop, MAK Vienna, AT
  • Oct „Design Nature“, Biennale international du Design Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Nov „Design criminal or a new joy to the World“ MAK Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Jan 2011 „reThink“, Textilmuseum Tilburg Tilburg, NL
  • Sept „Foodmarketo – Coffee & Friends“ London, UK
  • Jun-Oct „stik maar!“, Kempenlandmuseum Eindhoven, NL
  • Jun-Jul „re.product2“, Museum of Gdynia City Gdynia, PL
  • Jun DMY Berlin, Vienna Design Week Embassy Berlin, DE
  • Apr-Aug „new design items“, Klaus Engelhorn Depot Vienna, AT
  • Apr “FoodMarketo”, Kaleidoscope Project Space, Milan Design Week Milan, AT
  • Apr-Jul “phänomen ikea”, Hofmobiliendepot Vienna, AT
  • Feb-Oct “Brit Insurance Award 2010”, Design Museum London, UK
  • Dec 2009-Feb “the idea of a tree”, Architecture/Urbanism Bi-city Biennale Hong Kong & Shenzhen Hongkong, CN
  • 2009
  • Dec droog at Design Miami Miami, US
  • Dec „World Best Design“, Design Korea Incheon, KR
  • Nov „Plart on video“, Fondazione Plart Naples, IT
  • Nov „spot on wien“, 100% Design Tokyo, JP
  • Oct-Nov „walk of fame“, Designforum Vienna, AT
  • Oct-Nov „Menoperpiu“, Maravee Village Fashion & Design Trieste, IT
  • Oct-Nov „Energy“, RIXC gallery at Spikeri Riga, LV
  • Oct „Passionswege“, Vienna Design Week Vienna, AT
  • Sept-Oct „Cyber Arts 09“, OK Centrum Linz, AT
  • Aug-Sept „ShowHow“, Copenhagen Design Week Copenhagen, DK
  • Aug „DMY award Exhibition“, Bauhaus Archiv Berlin, DE
  • Jun DMY Youngsters, Berlin Design Festival Berlin, DE
  • 2008
  • Oct-Nov "talent 2008", Designhuis Eindhoven, NL
  • Oct "Graduation Galleries 08" Design Academy Eindoven, NL
  • Jul-Aug "masterpieces 2008", Droog@home Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
  • Jun "master graduation show", Design Academy Eindhoven, NL
  • 2007
  • Sept "handled with care", designboom, designersblock London, UK
  • Mar "concept products", ideal home show London, UK
  • 2006
  • Sept "light 06", 100%east London, UK
  • Aug "dreimal Möbelglück", das Möbel Vienna, AT
  • Jul "graduation show", Kingston University London, UK
  • Apr "lights of the future", light and building fair Frankfurt, DE
  • Mar "new design festival" Vienna, AT
  • 2005
  • Nov "PAD landing", FAD Barcelona Barcelona, ES
  • Oct PAD landing", Designersblock Prague, CZ
  • Aug PAD, project space, Kunsthalle Vienna, AT