about

franz ehn is a trained industrial designer, sound artist, and electronic musician, who lives and works in vienna. while pursuing his degree in industrial design at the university of applied arts vienna, he worked on sculpture, architecture, and product design projects for clients in vienna, munich, and berlin. his work experience in different design-related fields and his passion for music led him to experiment with sound, its compositional and performative aspects. in his practice, he explores natural phenomena and implements certain properties for sound creations. the outcome can range from musical instruments to research-based sound installations.

as a freelance designer and 3d generalist he is working with clients such as flaka haliti, cristof cremer, döllmann design and barbara vörös

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work
freelance designer/ 3d generalist
vienna
ongoing
industrial designer
döllmann design
vienna
july-october 2020
industrial design intern
hermann august weizenegger
berlin
july-october 2019
design intern
who cares design
vienna
august & september 2018
marketing assistant
andritz hydro
vienna
july - october 2016
education
industrial design diploma studies
university of applied arts vienna
2015-2021
selected exhibitions
eyedrum gallery
performance
eyedrum gallery, atlanta, georgia, usa
march 2022
guthman musical instrument competition
exhibition/performance
georgia tech, atlanta, georgia, usa
march 2022
überleben
sound installation
schloss eckartsau
june 2021
designblok prague
diploma selection finalist
prague
october 2021
vienna design week
offene gesellschaft
design in gesellschaft, vienna
september & october 2021
sonic terretories festival
sound installation
seestadt, vienna
july 2021
sonic territories festival
sound installation
seestadt, vienna
october 2020
pflanzenklaenge
sound installation
botanical garden, vienna
may 2020