Hi, I'm Kerstin,
a product designer based in Vienna!
I studied Industrial Design at the University of applied Arts in Vienna under the guidance of Stefan Diez, previously Paola Piva. During my time at the HTBLA Hallstatt I also gained skills in interior design and architecture.
I am really into working mechanism details + multi-functional stuff and always trying to collect new experiences and curious to learn new things!
As studio re.d, together with Peter Paulhart I am developing simple and intelligent solutions for everyday objects. Products that are reduced to their essentials in terms of function and aesthetics become comprehensible and therefore fascinating for users. With the label reduce, studio re.d produces and distributes furniture and home accessories.
Let's get in touch & start something fun together!
Credits: Theresa Maria Dirtl
10/2016 - 06/2021 University of Applied Arts Vienna | Industrial Design | Stefan Diez | Paolo Piva
10/2021 TU Wien | Chemistry
09/2010 - 06/2016 HTBLA Hallstatt (higher technical college) | Furniture and Interior Design
NOMINATIONS & COMPETITIONS
Winner Green Concept Award 2022 (KIT KITCHEN)
Shortlist ein & zwanzig wettbewerb / world's finest design talents 2022 (KIT KITCHEN)
Award of the Province of Lower Austria for excellent graduates in the academic year 2020/21 (KIT KITCHEN)
selected Spezialpreis „Disco“ - Creatives for Vienna 2021 (with Christoph Wimmer-Ruelland) (2GATHER)
Winner ein & zwanzig wettbewerb / world's finest design talents 2020 (AIRCHAIR)
selected declared_ competition design project 2019
nominated Furniture Gala HTBLA Hallstatt 2016 (Category: Best Diploma Project)
nominated Furniture Gala HTBLA Hallstatt 2015 (Category: Best Piece of Furniture Project)
1st place Competition: "Technik am Zug" (interior design) 06/2015
3rd place Eternittrophy for structural engineering schools (Hallstatt stool design) 2013/14
"Design Everyday" - Designmonat Graz - 06.05. - 12.06.2022
"WORKSPACE IN PROGRESS" - MAK Köln - 06.10. - 31.10.2021
"DESIGN EVERYDAY - Design für den Gebrauch 2021" - Vandasye @ Vienna Design Week 2021
"Offene Gesellschaft" - Group exhibition at "Design in Gesellschaft" (Part of Vienna Design Week 2021)
Angewandte Festival 2021 - "Phase 3"
"DESIGN EVERYDAY - Design für den Gebrauch 2020" - Vandasye @ Vienna Design Week 2020
#RESOLUTION - Kulturforum Berlin - Berlin Design Week 2019 - 10.10. - 03.11.2019
Angewandte Festival 2019 - Fittings and Joints _ RESTAGED + "To Go"
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2019 - Studio Via Novi 2 - Fittings and Joints
DECLARED - Galerie Rauminhalt (2019)
Essence 2018 - Annual Exhibition of the University of Applies Arts Vienna
2022 co-founder studio re.d GmbH
2020-2022 Product designer at Schöne Sachen Liebe Leute GmbH
09-12/2019 Internship LUCY.D
02/2019 Internship Julius Blum GmbH
2017-2020 Architekt Schlömicher ZT GmbH
07/2014 Internship Räume+Objekte Schachinger
07/2013 Internship Umdasch Shopfitting project technology
08/2012 Internship Möbeltischlerei Schneider
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