With Celinde, a range of coffee tables with cross-shaped legs and an integrated serving tray, Lukas Klingsbichel celebrates urban coffee culture and becomes part of the World Wide Things Collection, a selection of design objects taken from the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Here, the designer talks about his favourite pieces in the collection …

In the picturesque village of Pürgg, high above the Ennstal valley and with a population of just 150, time seems to stand still. Austrian poet Peter Rosegger described the idyllic spot as the “cradle of Styria”, and it’s where we discover a restaurant and guesthouse with centuries-old character that is still evident today …

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Systematic, nalytical, focused. And mindful of feasibility. That’s how Graz-based product designer Lukas Klingsbichel describes his way of working. Because it’s only when something is really feasible that reality can be changed – and that’s what he’s interested in …

The materialization of colors is the origin of every work by Anna Virnich. On display are fine fabrics made of mustard-yellow crepe, silky taffeta in lavender shades and rectangles of wrinkled, coarse-pored nettle. In its radiance, a royal blue attracts all the attention of the moment, salmon-colored silk slides between crepe de chine and ultramarine …

Whether you’re looking to enjoy the tranquillity of nature or for winter adventures on the slopes, Salzburg ski resort Wagrain is sure to grant the wishes of peace seekers and adrenaline junkies alike. You’ll find the perfect starting point at the Almmonte – and from December 2020 that will include the new Präclarum Suites …

Although we live in a materialistic world, “things” have a surprisingly bad reputation: they are seen as dead and soulless, and inferior to the organic world of plants, animals and humans in every respect. Anyone devoting themselves too enthusiastically to “things” is quickly suspected of being superficial. You might find that somewhat hypocritical considering we all invest a lot of energy in the quest for beautiful and valuable things, and in order to buy them we have to earn that thing called money…