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philosophy:
Good design is the successful placing of a product idea in its cultural context.

Wolfgang Hints - study of industrial design at the university of Essen, Germany, and the Istitutio Superiore per l’Industrie Artistiche in Florence, Italy. Assistance in the studio for architecture and design Auböck, Vienna. Lectureship for product design at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Assistance in the Valentinitsch design studio, Vienna. Project Assistant in the design studio Matteo Thun, Milano. University teacher for product design under the chair of Matteo Thun, Paolo Piva and Enzo Mari at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna.
In 1995 foundation of the design studio "hints-vienna" together with his wife Garmyn Famira. Works for Wittmann, Backhausen, Lobmeyr, Koziol, Alessi, Alfi, Grüne Erde. The bottle rack "setup" for Koziol was winner of "Product of the year 1998" in Germany.
In 2000 Bernd Schröder (study of product design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna) joined the design studio. Works for miramondo and Grundmann. In 2004 the name of the studio was changed to "the seven hints".


bird-seedhouse Peep

public furniture/bench La Superfine

fruit cup Babell

pepper/salt mill Hot Shot

vases Vases

public furniture/bench La Strada

bottle rack Set up

vacuum jug Old Vienna

waste bin Tiptop

glasses Chiara

seat Il Posto

container for spices Spice tower

upholstered seat Fifty-Fifty

glasses Glasses

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