Vienna Design Week 2011: Austrian designer Konstantin Schmölzer has squeezed a wooden tower into the space between a green wall and glass atrium at Jean Nouvel's Sofitel hotel for Vienna Design Week.
Dezeen Wire: Vienna Design Week is underway and Dezeen are covering the festival live from Vienna. Highlights include a machine that draws Spirograph-style patterns in quartz sand by Philippe Malouin, a collaboration between Tomas Alonso and one of the city's oldest silver companies and a wooden treehouse by Konstantin Schmolzer that's constructed alongside the vertical garden inside Jean Nouvel's Sofitel hotel. More
Vienna Design Week 2011: Vienna Design Week opens from Friday until 9 October. Here’s a trailer from the curators, featuring a dance performance involving one of the event’s signature painted chairs that will be stationed at event venues across the city. More
Vienna Design Week 2010: Berlin designer Mark Braun presented a series of carafes engraved with images of lakes, glaciers and rivers of Austria for glass company Lobmeyr in Vienna earlier this month. More
Vienna Design Week 2010: Stockholm designers Claesson Koivisto Rune present a series of engraved carafes that can be converted into vases by adding various precious metal collars at the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna. More
Dezeen podcast: in this podcast recorded at Vienna Design Week, graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister talks about his Austrian background, the benefits of keeping a diary and trying to prevent his studio growing. More