While John Pawson’s contribution is a thing of beauty, the wider festival focuses more on the everyday impact of design
An unflinching exhibition uncovers how the city’s architects collaborated in a frenzy of Nazi urban planning, writes Laura Snoad
Polish duo Maciej Chmara and Ania Rosinke moved to Austria as students, stayed “by coincidence” and have made their home in Vienna. But their work, with its sense of community and DIY aesthetic, explores the restlessness, impermanence and inhospitability of life in modern cities
A playful exhibition of work by the Viennese design firm echoes the ethos of the museum's permanent display – that design comes alive through its relationship with its users, says Caia Hagel
An exhibition in Vienna illustrates the connections between jewellery, aesthetics and wealth since 1970
Photographer Klaus Pichler shot these unstaged pictures in the basement storage rooms of Vienna's Museum of Natural History. The uncanny images reveal a world that is, as the artist puts it, "full of life, but dead nonetheless"
London-based designers Philippe Malouin, Tomás Alonso and PostlerFerguson were the stars of the 2011 Vienna Design Week.
Vienna’s Mischer Traxler twists an ostensibly prosaic basket-making project into a deft comment on the ambivalence of automation.
The slick black suites and lounges of the French architect’s Viennese hotel succeed where One New Change failed.