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Florian Kainz

MA work

MA work

Limbo: Final Journey

Dying – the great sin of twenty-first century.

Barricaded behind our own constructs of science, wealth and freedom, in western culture we tend to forget what is actually a natural part of life itself.

How can DEATH be reintroduced into our modern mindset by changing existing objects and rituals?



  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Vehicle Design, 2015

  • Design resembles play.

    Bouncing radical ideas, interacting with a team, working within a tight frame and finally manifesting the thought – automotive design contains all these elements, which makes it particularly exciting for me.

  • Degrees

  • Diploma in Industrial Design, University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2013
  • Experience

  • Advanced design internship, Magna Steyr, Graz, 2012; Exterior design internship, Citroen, Paris, 2014
  • Awards

  • Second prize, Salon Prive Award, 2014; First prize, Royal College of Art Land Rover Terra Nova Award, 2014