About Phil Divi

Philipp Divitschek is an Austrian Product Designer based in Vienna, Austria.

During and after his studies in Austria and Sweden he has been freelancing, working for industrial design consultancies as well as for one of the worlds leading home furnishing companies as an in-house design & product developer in the surrounding of an international design team.

© photo by matthias ritschl

education

2008 – 2009
Advanced Product Design | Master program
Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå, Sweden

2008
English courses
KARL-FRANZENS UNIVERSITY, Graz, Austria

2003 – 2007
Industrial Design | 4 – year diploma degree program
FH – JOANNEUM GRAZ
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, Graz, Austria
Graduation in 2007

1997 – 2002
Interior and Furniture Design
HTBLA ORTWEINSCHULE FOR ART AND DESIGN
Grammer School, Graz, Austria

Design Approach

Designs by Phil Divi also give – besides sharing the „The ten principles for good design“ (© | Dieter Rams) – space for emotions. He believes there is nothing wrong making people smile.

language skills

German (mother tongue)
English (fluent written and oral)
Italian (basic)

work experience

2010 – 2012
MÖMAX | XXXLUTZ GROUP | Employee, Wels, Austria
Design, Range- and Product development in the home furnishing field

2009 – 2010
GP DESIGNPARTNERS | Traineeship, Vienna, Austria
(Furniture design, consumer and industrial goods)

2005 – 2006
CONVOI DESIGN CONSULTING | Internship, Vienna, Austria
(Household and consumer goods)

1998 – 2000
Internship at Steiner Hubert carpenter’s workshop, Fresen, Austria
Internship at Gruber Helmut carpenter’s workshop, Niederwölz, Austria
Internship at Hansmann Odo carpenter’s workshop, Oberwölz, Austria

Competitions | Publications | Exhibitions

Competitions

2014 | Winner – Shop-interior redesign competition in cooperation with Elisabeth Klokar
Organized by Maran Vegan, Vienna

2009 | Winner – FRAMTIDENS RESANDE design competition in cooperation with Franzisco Lindoro
Organized by Arlanda Express, Sweden

Publications
2008 ST.IL Magazine, Issue 3 | Page 28
2008 DerStandard Newspaper, 2008/01/24 | Page 9
2007 Creativity at work Magazine, Issue 3 | Page 9
2005 Auto & Design Magazine, Issue 153

clients

The following are some clients Philipp Divitschek worked for either during his employment period or on his own:
Kapsch | Rolf Benz | Conlastic | Artweger | MHW | Otto Bock | Vienna Akustic | MAM | …

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