Project Description

Wien | Issue 18 | WINTER 2016

Gernot Bohmann, Harald Gründl and Martin Bergmann founded EOOS in 1995 after their graduation from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. EOOS operates in the fields of furniture and product design as well as shop design. For EOOS, design is a poetical discipline between archaic and high-tech. EOOS examines rituals, myths and intuitive images as a starting point within the scope of the Poetical Analysis®.

In 2015 the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art – celebrated the work of EOOS with the first major solo exhibition. In this context the monograph “by: EOOS”
(Birkhäuser/Basel) was released.

To date, EOOS has over 15 technical patents and received more than 130 international awards, including the 2004 renowned Italian Compasso d’Oro for Kube, produced by Matteo Grassi. In 2010, EOOS received for b2 the mobile workshop kitchen, produced by bulthaup the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany in gold. In 2012 the shower OpenSpace, made by Duravit, won the “Best of the Best” red dot Award, the German Design Award and the IF Award in gold. For the redesign of a toilet EOOS received a “Special Recognition for Outstanding Design” from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Jaan bed, a bed series, produced by Walter Knoll was honored as best bed 2015 by Wallpaper. EOOS also won the best of Neocon Gold award for Juxta and Cahoots, produced by Keilhauer and Rhythm, produced by Geiger.

EOOS Design GmbH
Zelinkagasse 2/6,
A-1010 Wien
T: +43/1/405 39 87
F: +43/1/405 39 87-80