The d>nite will be the highlight of the half-day MAK Design Summit held in the context of the exhibition MADE4YOU. Design for Change, Vienna Design Week (18.104.22.168.2012).
International corporations and design studios participating in the exhibition as well as guest speakers from science and research will talk about and debate the focal issues of mobility, public health, work and leisure, digital convergence, and design for survival. The evening event will take place under the banner of professional networking, featuring as a special attraction a public design performance developed especially for the occasion.
The MAK is home to an extensive collection of furniture and woodwork, in light of which the artistic and stylistic tendencies of furniture historywith a focus on Austria and Viennacan be understood along with the cultural-historical and political developments of the past nearly 150 years. The collection encompasses over 4,600 objects ranging from small carvings and ornamental boxes to massive cabinets and whole room interiors.
Curator: Rainald Franz, curator, Glass and Ceramics Collection
The Glass Study Collection shows the multiplicity of forms and diversity of colors to be found in glass objects. Changing exhibitions offer an overview of significant phases of the history of European glass production.
The Fitzpatrick-Leland House R.M. Schindler, (1936) on the corner of Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills was donated to the MAK Center in 2007. Today the house serves as an active hub for research, contemplation, and conversation about modern architecture, contemporary art, and urban space.