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IGS 2018: Lasvit Ajeto, Lindava

Datum narození/Birthdate: *1982 & * 1981

Země původu/Country of origin: Rakousko / Austria
Země současného pobytu/Country of present residence: Rakousko / Austria

Členové/members: Katharina Mischer, Thomas Traxler a tým/and their team


2006–2008 Master ´s degree study for Conceptual Design in Context at the Design
Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2003–2006 Bachelor´s degree study in Product and Furniture Design at Kingston
University in St.Pölten and Kingston, Great Britain

Pracovní zkušenosti/Working experience

2009 establishment of their own studion, Vienna, Austria they develop and design products,furniture, installations and more, with a focus on experiments, context and conceptual thinking

Samostatné výstavy/Solo exhibitions

2017 “SUR/FACE.SPIEGEL”, Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
“states of play” by British Crafts Council, Humber Street Gallery, Hull, Great Britain
“Mirror.Mirro”, MUDAC - Lausanne, Switzerland
“LeveL” at the museum of appied Arts Vienna , Austria
“Faraway, so close” 25th Biennale of Design, MAO, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Metamorphosis” , Schloss Hollenegg for Design, Austria
2016 “LeveL 2.0” for Victor Hunt designart dealer, Design Miami, USA
“LeveL and Volumes” The Goods Shed, Perth, Australia
Dunbar’s Number presents: “the living room”, AAAproject space, Vienna, Austria
“LeveL - the fragile balance of utopia”, London Design, Biennale, London, UK
“Isochrone for Schloss Hollenegg for Design” at Vienna Design Week, Vienna, Austria
2015 “Curiosity Cloud” for Perrier-Jouet, V&A museum during the LondonDesign Festival, London, Great Britain
“RealLimited - ein Raum ein bedrohte Lebensart” Kunsthaus Wien, Austria
“Domus”, Depot 2015, Plzeň, Czech Republic
“Favoris”, Moustache, Paris, France
“one of a kind”, Landesgalerie Linz, Austria
2014 “Perrier-Jouet presents Ephemerā, a project by mischer’traxler”, Design Miami 2014, Miami, USA
“The future is not what it used to be”, Istanbul Design Biennial 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
“The main dish“, Philadelphia museum of art, Philadelphia, USA
“Designing Scarcity“, Het Niewe Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
“Castling – designer meet the collection“, KGM, Pillnitz, Dresden, Germany
“Designlabor“, MAK, Vienna, Austria
“Design Shanghai 2013 - Aesthetics City”, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
2013 “Mastering Design”, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
“Lightopia”, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
“Nomadic Furniture 3.0”, MAK, Vienna, Austria
“Contemporary Perspectives in Middle EasternCraft“, Katara Art Center, Doha, Qatar
“DOS - designing sound object”, Auditorium Rome, Italy
2012 “the 3rd art and science international exhibition and symposium”, Science and technology museum, Beijing, China
“shape your life” MAXXI museum, Rome, Italy
“BIO 23”, MAO, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“the machine’, C-Mine, Genk | Belgium
“mischer’traxler at Clerkenwell Design Week”, London, Great Britain
“Kavdrat Hallingdal 65-Projects”, Milan, Italy
“Design Days Dubai”, performance, Dubai, UAE
2011 “o´clock - time design, design time” Triennale Design Museum, Milano, Italy
“New Energy in Design and Art” Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, The Netherlands
“Industrious Artefacts - the evolution of crafts”, Zuiderzeemuseum, The Netherlands
“Hyper Links , Art Institute Chicago, USA
“Chvala Vidne”, Krehky Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 Artissima - Design exhibition, Turin, Italy
“2000-2010 Design in Wien”, Wien-Museum Vienna, Austria
“design&crime”, MAK - Museum of applied arts, Vienna, Austria
“reTHINK”! Textile Museum, Tilburg, The Netherlands
“Brit Insurance Award 2010”, Design Museum, London, Great Britain
“The idea of a tree”, Architecture/Urbanism BicityBiennale, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China


2016 Swarovski Design Medal by Swarovski and Vienna Design Week (winner)
2014 BE-Open - Young Talent Award (winner)
2012 Wu Guanzhong Art & Science Innovation Award (winner)
2012 Icon-Awards: nomination emerging Designer of the year (nomination)
2011 W-Hotel’s Designer of the future Award 2011 by Design Miami/Basel
2010 Brit Insurance – Designs of vthe Year 2010 (shortlisted)
2009 Austrian Prize for the Advancement of Experimental Design (first price)
2009 Prix Ars Electronica (honorary mention - Hybrid Arts)
2009 DMY-Award (first price)

Veřejné sbírky/Public Collection

  • Art Institute Chicago, USA
  • Vitra Design Museum, Germany
  • MAK Vienna, Austria
  • Hofmobiliendepot Vienna, Austria
  • KGM Hamburg, Germany
  • KGM Pillnitz Dresden, Germany
  • Philadelphia museum of Art, USA
  • and private collections

Pedagogické zkušenosti/Select Teaching

2017 guest professors at the Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany
2016 teaching a guest term at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
2014, 2015 directing the master course ‘European Design Lab’ at IED Madrid, Spain
  • talk at TEDx Berlin, Germany
  • workshops and talk at Domaine Boisbuchet, France
  • workshops at IED Madrid, Spain
  • workshops at University for applied arts Vienna, Austria
  • talk at Experimenta Design, Lisbon, Portugal
  • talk & workshop at Riot Studio, Naples, Italy
  • workshop at InResidence-Design Dialogues, Turin, Italy
  • talk at Vitra Design Museum

Spolupráce studia/Studio Collaboration

  • Perrier Jouet Champagne
  • Nodus
  • PCM Design
  • Kvadrat
  • Victor Hunt
  • Designart Dealer
  • Carwan Gallery
  • Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art
  • Design Miami
  • MAXXI Museum
  • Kunstgewerbemuseum Schloss Pillnitz
  • Vienna Design Week
  • Form(Australia)
  • Biennial of Design in Ljubljana
  • MAK Vienna
  • Kunsthaus Wien

Nejnovější publikace/Latest Publications

Knihy & katalogy/books & catalogues

  • Happening 2 – design for events”, J. Tan, A. Martins, M. Hurst, 2017; Frame, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • “BIO25 Faraway, So Close”, A. Rui, M. Vardjan, MAO Ljbljana, 2017; Motto, Berlin, Germany | ISBN: 978-2-940524-69-3
  • “BIO25 Faraway, So Close”, A. Rui, M. Vardjan, MAO Ljbljana, 2017; Motto, Berlin, Germany ‘Stadtarbeit - Ten years of Design featuring the city’, Lilli Hollein, Tina Thiel, 2016, Umstaetter, Vienna, Austria
  • ‘Happening 2 - design for events’, Frame Publishers, Amsterdam, 2017 | The Netherlands
  • ‘Dit is Design?’, Junte J., 2013, Terra Lannoo bv, Houten |The Netherlands
  • ‘Lightopia’, Dr. M Kries; Kugler J., 2013, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
  • ‘Material Matters – New Materials in Design’, P. Howes, Z. Laughlin, 2012; Black Dog Publishing, London, Great Britain
  • ’Cause and Effect – Visualizing Sustainability’, S. Ehmann, S. Bohle, R. Klanten, 2012; Gestalten, Berlin, Germany
  • ‘Precursor - the creativity watchlist’, Gestalten,2011, Germany
  • ‘A touch of code , Gestalten, 2011, Germany
  • ‘2000-10 Design in Wien’, Metroverlag, 2010 | Austria


  • “Frame” #114, Jan/Feb, 2017, NL
  • “Damn’”, 05+06/2017, Belgium
  • “Domus-german”, Sept/Okt. 2016, Austria
  • “Architectural Digest”, May-June 2016, Middle East
  • “Parnass”, 3/2016, Germany
  • “Wallpaper” Dec, 2014, UK
  • “die Presse - Schaufenster”, no23 . June 2014, Austria
  • “Arty”, issue 26, 2014, China
  • “Damn-magazine”, no. 41, Jan. 2014, Belgium
  • “Domus”, #970, June 2013, Italy
  • “Rum”, July 2013, Denmark
  • “Aishti magazine”, #65, April/Aay 2013, Lebanon
  • “ 360° Design”, #47, Sept. 2013, China
  • “Azure”, #219, Oct, 2012, Canada
  • “Elle Decoration”, Aug, 2012, China
  • “Wohnrevue”, June, 2012, Switzerland
  • “Icon”, #107, May, 2012, Great Britain
  • “TL Magazine”, #14, Apr.-Jun. 2012, Great Britain
  • “Case da Abitare”, April, 2012, Italy
  • “Art Review”, #58, April, 2012, Great Britain

Online rozhovory/online interviews

  • it’s nice that - studio portrait
  • domus - long article of mischer’traxler’s work by Maria Cristina Didero
  • sightunseen studio portrait
  • abitare - mischer’traxler in interview with Marco Petroni and Giovanni Innella