MOONSCAPES for MOHAWK GROUP
MOVING FLOORS for MOHAWK GROUP
TOPOGRAPHY for MOHAWK GROUP
BUZZIPLEAT for BUZZISPACE
BUZZIBALANCE for BUZZISPACE
ROCK COLLECTION for WEVER & DUCRÉ
LOW COLLECTION for VITEO OUTDOORS
TRIGON for LANDE
LEAN for QUINZE & MILAN
HEX-O for XAL
GEOMETRIC COLLECTION DIAMOND SHADES
Founded in 2013 in Graz, Austria, 13&9 is a product design firm based on the partnership between 2015 Contract magazine’s Designer of the Year, architect Martin Lesjak, INNOCAD Architecture CEO and designer Anastasija Lesjak. The transdisciplinary team’s successful cooperation with specialist partners has led to achievements in furniture, lighting, floor coverings, fashion, accessories and art objects, as well as exhibition and sound design projects.
Uniting architecture, interior design, product design, fashion and sound design, they exhibited their diverse works in New York and Chicago (USA), Shenzhen (China), Taipei (Taiwan), London (United Kingdom), Milano and Venice (Italy), Berlin and Cologne (Germany), Zurich (Switzerland) and Graz (Austria).
After first presenting their work in the US market in May 2013, 13&9 received attention for its varied product collections and authentic design philosophy. Since then their work has appeared in design and architectural media including: ABC News, Azure, Architectural Digest, Casa Vogue, Contract magazine, Directors Notes, 360° Design Magazine, Design Milk, Dwell, Elle Décor, Frame, GO green operations, Hospitality Design, Interior + Sources, Interior Design magazine, KNSTRCT, Metropolis, Core 77, Trend Hunter, Life in Sketch, MOD Design Guru, PSFK, The Architect’s Newspaper, Design Boom and other international media outlets.
WHAT ARE 13&9S CAPABILITIES?
Working across a variety of disciplines, 13&9 develops products for major international brands including: VITEO OUTDOORS, XAL, LANDE, ARTIFORT, QUINZE & MILAN, BUZZISPACE, WEVER & DUCRÉ, ROBERT LA ROCHE, and MOHAWK GROUP. Signature designs range from include furniture, lighting and floor coverings, with work spanning from concept through production. Concurrent with their work, the team is often asked to assist with the merchandising, marketing and display of their products.
In addition to designing for outside companies, 13&9 has established its own label to develop, produce and sell dedicated collections of furniture, lighting, fashion apparel and accessories. A tenet of 13&9’s philosophy is to involve small and local resources, manufacturers and craftspeople in the process, adhering to high standards and quality and support of the brand’s native region.
Keeping innovation and exploration at the forefront, 13&9’s products exemplify the brand’s ability to cross multiple disciplines and create a fresh and unconventional design aesthetic.