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Sep 02013 / Nomination for the Austrian National Designprize 02013
Category: Interior Design – “Every Body...” – Installation in underground car park in Graz. Client: Weitzer Hotel BetriebsgmbH. Curation: Georg Dinstl, Realization: Florian Duderstadt, Martin Huth. Photo: Sabine Hoffmann/ Kleine Zeitung.

Staatspreis Design 2013

Feb/Mar 02013
TIME SHIFT - installation at Rado Store Vienna/ Rado Star Prize Austria 2013.

Dec 02012 / White Elephant for Vienna Design Week: Embassy 2012
An interactive installation showcasing work of austrian designers in Berlin, Prague and Vienna!

Link to Project

DIY Workshop at Advent/ Christmas fair in Graz - (closed, next in summer tba)
We'll bring a basic set of tools and develop ideas with you. If you would like to upgade an existing piece of furniture or build from scratch (like the stool shown here). Especially if you have no experience you will learn how to make stuff yourself, because you will be building everything on your own (advised by us), regaining your confidence in your abilities: You can do it! Click on Image to get the details (german). Workshop Dates: 6.12. 7.12. and 14.12 2012

DIY stool Huizhocker

Jun 02012 / Vienna Design Week Embassy at DMY Berlin
An interactive display of 14 austrian design objects curated by Vienna Design Week & White Elephant: A sound preview to the sixth edition of the Viennese design festival! Thanks to Jona Hoier for Technical Development and Programming and Richard Eigner for the Composition. More Infos, Video and Sound soon – See also this brilliant review from Core77

VDW Embassy 2012

Apr 02012 / White Elephant in Milano: Raw and Delicate.
Piggyback Couch Table on Show from 17th to 22nd April 2012 at La Pelota/ Milan with Neue Wiener Werkstætte.

Raw and Delicate

Oct 02011 / Vienna Design Week 2011
1st Prize Nespresso SUSTAIN.ABILITY.DESIGN Competition!

Nespresso SUSTAIN.ABILITY.DESIGN Concept

Jun - Aug 02011
Sculpting Seats in the Rocks of River Mur in Graz(AT) near the Main Bridge. Dip yer feet in the waves! Thanks to Paul Lässer for his great help! (Click image to see the Process)

Carving Stones on Mur River Banks in Graz

March/10 - May/1/02011
White Elephant Designers are proud to open their solo exhibition 'Every Body is a Universe' at designforum/ Kunsthaus Graz:

Feb/Mar 02011
Hot Glass Workshop in Bavaria! Video by UAR.

Feb/10/02011
Commission for the largest Balloon Lamp Installation so far for the Creative Industries Styria Convention on 'Open Design' at Listhalle Graz/Austria

Oct/20/02010
Light/visual installation for Elevate Festival in cooperation with Orjo

Oct/02010
Interview on Core77 by Jessica Charlesworth

July/02010
White Elephant ist happy to announce its collaboration with Neue Wiener Werkstätte for Vienna Design Week 2010!

June/10/02010
For our customer Gebro Pharma we developed a series of trade fair objects for their brands Elmex and Meridol

May/27-30/02010
Balloon Lamp displayed at Assembly Design Festival in Graz/Austria

Mar/02010
New Studio renovation works are finished! Klosterwiesgasse 14, 8010 Graz/Austria!

Feb/26/02010
New Semester just started at Campus02 (Dept. of Innovation Management), we are lecturing on Product Design.

Campus02

Jan/15/02010
Lampshade "Wurzelsepp" was selected for the "Think Green 2010" Calender by EIGA and Römerturm together with works of designers from around the world showcasing 'green' ideas.

Sept/30/02009
The Lava Project Documentary Video is now online!

Sept/27/02009
The Lava Project featured on IDEO's Blog Living Climate Change. Words by Jennifer Leonard

Sept/14/02009
The Lava Project Documentary was screened together with the talk of Arthur Ganson "Machines and the Breath of Time" as part of the Long Now Foundation's Seminar Series in San Francisco/ USA. See also the Blog entry on the Long Now Foundation Website.

Screening at Long Now Foundation
Photo by Faye Chao

Sept/10/02009
new WE-website online!

Sept/9/02009 - Nov/11/02009
The Lava Project is now on show at ExperimentaDesign in Lisbon/Portugal

May/02009
W.E. Watchtower Proposal published in the 09 OFFF Catalogue"

Apr/4/02009
White Elephant DesignLab wins "CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements Call For Tender with "Crystal Switch"

Feb/02009
Tobias Kestel & Florian Puschmann travel to Big Island, Hawai'i working on The Lava Project during February 02009

Nov/17/02008
Creative Graz Award 2008 - 1st Prize for Florian Puschmann's mobile stage concept "Versatile"

Jun/6/02008
3rd Prize Bombay Sapphire Glass Design Competition for "Bombay Sapphire Slope"

from Mar/02008
White Elephant Designers appointed as lecturers at FH Campus02 (Dept. of Innovation Management) and at FH Joanneum