Happylab Wien is the first Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory) of Austria, created to realise ideas with help of digital fabrication tools.
As part of the Vienna Design Week 2018 the Happylab community is presenting a selection of design objects, which are fabricated digitally.
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK is the biggest design festival in Austria with a large number of venues throughout Vienna to stimulate experimental work. Design is understood as an elementary component of cultural production and it fundamentally shapes our materialistic culture, everyday life, as well as our way of consumption.
SA 29.09. 17 – 20 Uhr: VIENNA DESIGN WEEK // Cocktail in der Festivalzentrale
SO 07.10. 17 – 20 Uhr: FINISSAGE
Designers Michael Augsten and Magdalena Thur
The designers Michael Augsten and Magdalena Thur are creating a paper calendar which combines beautiful material with a clean design, while allowing a new overview as the key to a more conscious handling of time. The calendar fits in any pocket, can be set up as a desk calendar and even hung on the wall – and show different time spans. The covers of the pocket calendars and notebooks are edited with the laser cutter and can be personalized!
is using the laser cutter as a shaping tool to process high-quality acrylic glass into jewellery. The focus of her work lays on the appreciation of material, aesthetics and workmanship while reducing the processing time of each individual piece to a minimum without sacrificing quality.
produces geometric lighting while combining design and production, as well as the digital with the manual. The different parts of the lamp are created with help of software design and digital manufacturing machines in Happlab Wien and assembles by hand.
creates a geometric Advent wreath with help of digital fabrication machines. The decor object is made out of concrete material with help of a casting mold of silicone. The old was produces as a negative from extrudes polystyrene on the CNC mill.
Organic Shaped Lamp
Behind the project Kairoz is the motivation to let simple materials shine in a new light. The lamps are inspired by organic forms in nature and made out of simple plywood panels, which are processed with the Laser Cutter.
Ma Ma Mu
Modular Clothing System
Acylic Glass Jewellery
is an innovative jewellery collection, representing modern design and individuality. Using acrylic glass the designer is specialised in processing plastics in a high-quality way. The bending templates for the production of the pieces are developed in the Happylab Wien and the CNC milling machine.
produces minimalist accessories made from recycled leather. Card holders, wallets and passport holders are cut with the laser cutter and hand-sewn.
Modular Cat Furniture
is a modular Interior Solution which function as a modular cat furniture. The system is stable and climbable for cats and an easy tool to hack and create an interior solution for pets inside the house.