E-Broidery – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design

That piece is an example of the use of LED technology and research, modestly embellishing this elegant evening gown. The small lights are provided with electricity via “embroidery” made of threads that can conduct electricity.The technology doubles as decoration and fades from the spotlight. This is Alfred Kriemler’s specialty, using an artistic spirit to perfect … weiter lesen „E-Broidery – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design“

Incertitudes – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design

The exhibition EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design sparks an inspired and inspiring confrontation between the long-standing history of the MAK collection and contemporary design avant-garde. Tying in with EXEMPLARY’s unique presentation, nine internationally acclaimed design mavens participated in an experiment exploring the significance of the MAK collection … weiter lesen „Incertitudes – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design“

Morphing Hood Dress – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design

  Sabine Seymour combines the fields of design, fashion, science, and technology. The goal of her trans-disciplinary work in research and development is to find innovative appliqués for “wearable technology”, technology we wear directly on the body: integrated in the garment as a technically constructed “second skin” or as an accessory.   Significant impulse for … weiter lesen „Morphing Hood Dress – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design“

Sporty Supaheroe Jacket – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design

To mark the museum’s jubilee, the MAK presents an inspiring juxtaposition between the tradition-steeped MAK collection and contemporary avant-garde design. Divided into nine areas, the exhibition reveals changing perspectives between defining moments of the MAK’s history—which are told through the actions of influential protagonists close to the museum—and future topics in 21st century design that … weiter lesen „Sporty Supaheroe Jacket – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design“