pewag supports the czech participation on Designmonat Graz

on Designmonat Graz

Designmonat Graz


The Austrian premium chain manufacturer pewag, owned by the honorary consul of the Czech Republic, DI Mag. Ägyd Pengg, is supporting the Designmonat Graz 2014. As part of the closing event on the 14th May, 2014, art lovers will be able to personally meet the contemporary Czech artist Daniel Vlček.

Closing event with Daniel Vlček in the pewag group headquarters

The closing event with the young contemporary Czech artist Daniel Vlček on Wednesday the 14th May, 2014 at 7pm will take place at the pewag group headquarters, Gaslaternenweg 4, 8041 Graz. Art lovers can personally meet the artist who will offer fascinating insights into his artistic work.  His conceptual background is shaped by time and again by musical principles and their pictorial transposition. Vlček finds his inspiration in corresponding musical experiments as well as the artistic avant-garde of the 20th century.

Young Czech design in Graz

During the designforum Steiermark from the 15th of May to 22nd of June 2014 and as part of the Designmonat Graz under the title „Nové zboží“ / „New G(o)ods“, the nominated and awarded works from the important Czech Young-Design-Competition will be presented. The touring exhibition, in collaboration with the Czech Centres Vienna, will help make Young Czech Designs better known in Austria.

15th of May, 2014 at 7pm
Registration is required at:

Workshop: The art of letter-folding

Papelote is a new Czech stationary brand full of taste, smell, sound and colour! In the Czech Republic, the environmentally-friendly material is used to produce the products - showing the key role of paper in our culture, past and future. As part of the Designmonat Graz, a Papelote-origami-workshop will be held where Czech product designers will demonstrate what they are able to create using paper.

14th of May, 2014 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
The Infinitive Factory, Schiffgasse 6, 8020 Graz
Contribution to costs: 20€
Registration is required at:


pewag draws on centuries of experience in the production of chains and their components. The forge factory in Brückl, first mentioned in documents dating back to 1479, has since grown under pewag’s leadership, becoming the world leader in the chain manufacturing industry.
pewag offers a high-quality product portfolio in the areas of snow chains, forestry chains, lifting and conveyor chains, DIY-products, engineering, hoist and lashing chains as well as tire protection chains. For further information about the company visit the website
Mag. Michaela Vitkova
Honorarkonsulat der Tschechischen Republik
A-8041 Graz, Gaslaternenweg 4
Phone: +43 316 6070 - 200
Fax: +43 316 6070 - 202