Jakob Glasner is an Austrian-born artist and designer with a deep interest in material culture and its effects on our society and planet. His work ranges from sustainable design projects focused on simplicity and resource efficiency to artistic interventions that criticize imperial lifestyles. By deconstructing our carbonated culture, he hopes to contribute to a good life for all within planetary boundaries.

His work has been exhibited internationally and has received awards such as the Red Dot and the Austrian Design Prize (concepts). Jakob studied "Kunst und kommunikative Praxis" and "Design, Architecture and Environment" at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and started his own studio after graduation.
1987 born in Austria
2007 - 2016 University for Applied Arts Vienna:
Design, Architektur and Environment (James Skone)
Kunst und kommunikative Praxis (Barbara Putz-Plecko)

2017 - Present, Studio Jakob Glasner

2022 Design Intelligence Award - Honorable Mention f=mg
2022 Österreischische Staatspreise Design - Auszeichnung f=mg
2021 Red Dot Award - f=mg design concept
2021 Austrian Interior Design Award - f=mg
2021 Iconic Awards - Innovative Interior Winner f=mg
2020 BigSee Wood Design Award - r^2pi
2020 Blickfang Designpreis - f=mg
2020 Future Forward Award - Blickfang fair
2020 Skyltmax Stipendium
2019 Monochrom Annual Cocktail Robot Award V.21 - Databar
2019 German Design Award Nominee
2018 2. Platz Craft Design Award - Chaotisch
2017 Österreischische Staatspreise Design - Sonderpreis “Design Concepts”
2008 Leistungsstipendium der Universität für angewandte Kunst

Exhibitions (Selection)
2023 Graz Museum, Protest! – Exhausted
2023 Design in Gesellschaft, Unding – Exhausted (Short Film)
2023 Angewandte Interdisciplinary Lab, Supersachen Werkshop – Rough
2023 Vienna Design Week, Design Everyday – Rough
2023 Kunsthaus Graz, BIX Medienfassade – SOS
2023 Uhrturm Graz – SOS
2023 Designforum Steiermark, Circular Design – Rough
2023 Designforum Steiermark, Best of Austrian Design – f=mg
2022 Dasa Dortmund, Foodprints – Contemporary Silverware
2022 Vienna Design Week, Plattform – Salone Bench
2022 Designforum Wien, Best of Austrian Design – f=mg
2022 Salone del Mobile, SaloneSatellite – f=mg
2021 Technisches Museum Wien, Foodprints – Contemporary Silverware
2021 Designforum Graz, Showcase Best of Styrian Design – Gold Silber Eisen
2020 Blickfang MAK Vienna – f=mg
2020 Vienna Design Week, Urband Food & Deisgn – Open Food Design
2019 Monochrom Roboexotica – Databar
2019 Kunsthaus Weiz – Databar
2019 Vienna Design Week, Urban Food & Design – Contemporary Silverware
2019 Design Monat Graz – Chaotisch
2018 Wuk Wien – Performance Databar
2018 Neue Galerie Innsbruck – Kurzfilm Databar / #ScreenTime von Barbis Ruder
2018 Vienna Design Week – Databar
2018 Stadthalle Graz – Chaotisch
2017 Designforum Wien, Staatspreis Design – Fingerschinder
2017 Cinema Next Schubertkino – Touching Screens – Touching Skin
2016 Streetcinema Graz – Touching Screens – Touching Skin
2016 Rostfest, Artist in Residence – Touching Screens – Touching Skin
2015 Festival Rostfest – Face Weight Lifting
2013 Shedhalle Zürich – Open Call Luegerplatz
2012 Wiener Gebirgsverein – Fotoserie Buildering
2012 Palais Palfy, Kunst: Tabu: Bruch / Spiel mit Grenzen und Tabus
2010 Intertool Messe Wien – ELRA Motorwurm
2009 Luegerplatz Wien, Arbeitskreis zur Umgestaltung des Lueger-Denkmals in ein Mahnmal gegen Antisemitismus und Rassismus
2009 Vienna Design Week, Dae City – Bike Stand
2008 VinziRast Wien – Aquarium
2008 Museum für angewadnte Kunst, Mak Nite – Micro Movements
2008 Armutskonferenz Salzburg – Der Blick von unten

Books & Texts
2017 Staatspreis Design 2018 Gewinner ''Design Concepts''
2011 Open Call: Handbuch zur Umgestaltung des Lueger-Denkmals
2008 Augustin Beilage – Der Blick von unten

Panel Discussions
2023 Kunsthaus Graz - SOS, Keine Zeit für Ausreden!
2021 IAKS Expert*innentagung ''SPORT im ZENTRUM 2021''
2011 ''Trendsport Bergsteigen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Konsumismus und selbst bestimmtem Abenteuer''


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