Benedikt Stonawski is an Austrian product designer, from Vienna. He is 25 years old and graduated at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands.

Having a background as a carpenter he is trying to push his craft skills with innovative technologies. His work is ranging across various fields. Searching for new methods, crafts, technology’s and materials to combine. The designs are a mix of playfulness and innovative know-how to create unique concepts.

“As new technologies are developed and known crafts are improved, the demands for good design becomes more complex. Good products have innovative design, enhance life and evoke curiosity."

Education

September 2012 - 2016 Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands
2002 - 2011 Evangelical School and Werkschulheim Vienna, Austria, Matura
2006 - 2010 Apprenticeship Furniture/Carpentry

Experience

2017 Rossana Orlandi, Salone del Mobile 2017, Milano, Italy (shop.rossanaorlandi.com)
2016 Popcore Exhibition, Dutch Design Week 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2016 Wiener Würze, Vienna, Austria
2016 Collaboration with artist Franz Riedl for Galerie Trapp, Salzburg, Austria
2016 Internship at Blue Sky Design, Sydney, Austria
2016 Internship at Blue Sky Design, Sydney, Austria
2015 Internship at Studio Thomas Feichtner, Vienna, Austria
2015 E.on Off Grid Solutions, Design Research, Arusha, Tanzania
2015 Jury price Dutch Packaging Association, Design Research, Netherlands
2012 Clever Contour GmbH, Design Consultancy, Leoben, Austria
2015 Louie's Cage Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Design Consultancy
2015 Jury price at Caravana Design Competition, E-scroll
2014 Dealrally App, Startup, Design Consultancy, Vienna, Austria
July - August 2012 Garden/Organic farm Assistant Supervisor, Efate, Vanuatu
January - February 2012 Red Cross, Ambulance, Emergency Medical Technician, Vienna, Austria
Juli - August 2008-2009 Antiques -. Art & Design Joinery Czernin Hermann Mag., Salzburg,

Publications

2017 April Architectural Digest China - Torsion Furniture No.1
2016 October Graduation book DAE - Torsion Furniture No.1
2016 May Dutch packaging magazine
2014 December DW greenassociates (US) - E-Scroll
2015 January Campingtrend (NL) -E-Scroll
2015 January NKC (Dutch camping club) - E-Scroll
2015 January Almere Headlines (NL) - E -Scroll