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journal ..... last update: 6 december 2014









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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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:
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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exhibition:

MAK DESIGN LABOR
from 13.may 2014 - onwards

The MAK has reinvented itself—and is opening the MAK DESIGN LAB on its 150th anniversary. Located in the former Study Collection, visitors will find nearly 2,000 sqm of inspiring connections between art and everyday life.
Our machine 'Recorder One' from 'the idea of a tree' project and one finished bench are on show in this newly renovated space.
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exhibition:
'The main dish'
01.july – 28.september 2014
Curated by Erica Warren

including several reversed volume bowls.
Philadelphia Museum of arts | 2525 Pennsylvania Ave | Philadelphia | US

http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/810.html

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new project 'ephemerā'
for Perrier-Jouët
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

soon more!

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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:
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:
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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teaching & talks:

teaching:
Since January 2014 we are leading the
IED-master program 'European Design Lab'
in Madrid.
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new project for goodgoods
'goodtime'


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 and soon we are going to share more images on this project.

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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:
similarly unique - VDW window gallery
04.sept. 2014 - 01.oct. 2013

For their exhibition 'similarly unique', mischer’traxler are addressing all minor differences among some products by juxtaposing two objects of a kind and showing them as being mirrored in the window gallery.
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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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Boisbuchet summerworkshop 2014
with mischer'traxler

A workshop that investigates how to mix fantasy and reality.
For infos and registration
http://www.boisbuchet.org/home

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award: we won the Be-open Young Talent Award ! We are super happy!


We are super happy that we won this great awarad. Especially as all the other shortlisted studios are very very good.
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