Christmas Greetings

19. Dec 2013

Dear customers, friends and business partners of Spirit Design,

We would like to wish you a joyous and relaxing Christmas, and a good start to a happy and successful 2014. Thank you for the good cooperation.

Your Spirit Design team

A Discussion with the Minister

Karlheinz Töchterle visits Spirit Design

12. Dec 2013

In the final days serving as the Austrian Federal Minister of Science and Research, Karlheinz Töchterle took time to pay an extended visit to Spirit Design. We discussed future developments with him in the sectors we focus on, and also presented our innovation projects to him. We greatly appreciated this interesting exchange of views with the extremely competent Minister of Science and Research as well as his critical questions and suggestions.

Service Design Network

Visit from South Korea

06. Dec 2013

The Institute of Design Research Vienna (IDRV) organized a one-week workshop on the issue of “Sustainable Design and Service Design” together with the Korean Institute for Design Promotion. A visit to Spirit Design as a best practice example comprised the end of the program. 16 interested designers from Hyundai and renowned Korean design companies as well as representatives of the Design Association of Korea visited Spirit Design, and displayed extensive interest in a lively exchange of experiences and views with Daniel Huber.

Our sincere congratulations

Quipos Wins Young Entrepreneurs Award

05. Dec 2013

We are excited and pleased to hear the news that our client Quipos Solutions GmbH has won a special award: Quipos Solution won the outstanding 4th place in the Young Entrepreneurs Award 2013 among a total of close to 1,000 entries.

Austria’s IT and Consultancy Day

Business Management

29. Nov 2013

Georg Wagner was one of the prominent speakers at the 11th Austrian Consultants’ Days (IT- und Beratertag) held on November 28, 2013 in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Speaking in line with the motto “Focus on Successful Business Management”, he contributed solutions, trends and success models to the renowned industry event organized by the Professional Association of Management Consultancy and Information Technology (UBIT) of the Vienna Economic Chamber.

PFI Innovationspool

Design and Innovation

27. Nov 2013

Wintersteiger AG in Ried im Innkreis hosted this year’s 42nd Innovation Pool of the PFT Platform for Innovation Management. Some 60 interested participants already managed to get a first-hand impression of a best practice example on the topic of “Design and Innovation” during a tour of the company. Other practical examples were presented within the context of specialized lectures, including one by Spirit Design entitled “Next Generation – Schlagwort oder echte Innovation” (Next Generation – Catchword or Real Innovation).

Ceremonial Unveiling

Presentation by EREMA

16. Oct 2013

Under the motto “COUNTDOWN TO THE NEW DIMENSION“, EREMA made things quite exciting. The time finally came for EREMA to show what it had developed at the K 2013 in Düsseldorf, the most important international trade show for plastics and rubber. The new plant system INTAREMA® produced according to our design was ceremonially unveiled and presented to interested industry professionals.

Spirit Design presents itself

Austrian Innovation Forum

16. Oct 2013

It was, of course, obligatory for Spirit Design to attend a conference bearing the title "Austrian Innovation Forum". The thrust of this year’s edition of the forum was "Business Design Thinking". Renowned speakers delivered keynote and kickoff lectures. We made use of the event to present such current projects of ours as eVienne.

Presentation of our Workshop

VDW Speakers’ Night

07. Oct 2013

Saturday, 5 October 2013 had finally come: the participants of our Vienna Design Week workshop “Future Urban Mobility LAB” presented their concepts on the city of the future and mobility offers in 2040 to the public. Aside from renowned industry experts, the students of various specialties presented themselves at the closing event of the Vienna Design Week.

We’ve won!

Austrian State Prize for Design

24. Sep 2013

We were given the Austrian State Prize for Design 2013 in the category Product Design/ Industrial Design Capital Goods for the new official-use boat of the Supreme Shipping Authority. The prize, which is awarded every second year by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, was bestowed at a gala award ceremony held at the Vienna Architecture Center on September 24, 2013. Our partners, Reinhard Vorderwinkler, Head of the Supreme Shipping Authority, and Reinhard Suppan, Managing Director of the shipyard ÖSWAG Werft Linz AG, are just as proud as we are, and share our pleasure in jointly receiving this prize.