Volker Albus (D)
Paola Antonelli (USA)
Thomas Bene (A)
Fréderic Beuvry (F)
Max Borka (B)
Torsten Bröhan (D)
Alison Clarke (UK/A)
Erica Clark (USA)
Gerti Draxler (A)
Christian Gärnter (D)
Kostantin Grcic (D)
Harald Gründl (A)
Guta Moura Guedes (P)
Gerhard Heufler (A)
Didier Krzentowski (F)
Joris Laarman (NL)
Herbert Lachmayer (A)
Hans Maier-Aichen (D)
Peter Noever (A)
Paolo Piva (I/A)
Leonid Rath (A)
Julian Riess (A)
August Ruhs (A)
Kerstin Scheuch (MEX)
Petra Schmidt (D)
Jerszy Seymour (D)
Robert Stadler (F)
Pierre Staudenmeyer (F)
Robert Thiemann (NL)
Patricia Urquiola (I)
Christian Witt-Dörring (A)

Leonid Rath  
CEO and owner, J.&L. Lobmeyr, Wien (A)
Leonid Rath (*1971) studied materials engineering and business studies. Together with his cousins Andreas and Johannes Rath he is the owner of the Lobmeyr business and has been managing director since 2002. Lobmeyr is a famous glass manufacturer based in Vienna that is in family ownership since it was established in 1823. Designers such as Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, Oswald Haerdtl and today Ted Mühling have produced designs for Lobmeyr. The interest of the present generation of owners in contemporary design is also indicated by their collaboration with young Austrian designers such as Polka, Lucy.D or bkm. Leonid Rath is responsible for the development, production and international marketing of the glass label Lobmeyr. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the MAK Art Society, and of the Advisory Board of the Forum Mozartplatz.

In dialogues with:  
Thomas Bene
Julian Riess
Didier Krzentowski

Time schedule:  
MO 09.10., 05:30-07:00 pm
Discussion panel with Q&A

TU 10.10., 9.30 – 10.20 h
Studio C (german)
Die nächste Generation (The next generation)

TU 10.10., 04.30-05.20 pm
Studio A (english)
quality time

TU 10.10., 05:30-07:00 pm
Discussion panel with Q&A