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News 2013

  • November 2013

    REACH UP
    in our furniture workshop in Fehring

  • As part of an excursion for the trainee mentoring scheme REACH UP, approximately 50 keen and motivated trainees from various trades visited our premises to gain an insight into modern-day carpentry.

  • October 2013

    MAECENAS Award Styria

  • We are happy to be named as one of the recipients of the MAECENAS Award Styria in the "Long-term sponsoring commitment" category and are proud to be awarded the "Recognition for Best Cultural Patronage" prize.

  • September 2013

    KUBIC DESIGN ELEMENTS
    presentation

  • For the first time, kubic - the design element is being presented live as part of the 2013 Vienna Design Week at Showroom Cserni live in Vienna. kubic is a versatile furniture object, featuring a design defined by the simultaneous use of various fine woods.

  • With its decorative yet minimalistic characteristics, kubic is ideal for use in living as well as office environments and public interiors. The presentation takes place on 27 September 2013 at 6 pm at Showroom Cserni live Vienna, 1010 Vienna, Schottenring 14/Wipplingerstraße 37.

  • September 2013

    The 2013 Kornberg Design
    Carpenters' Exhibition

  • From 20 – 29 September 2013 the Kornberg Design Carpenters invite guests to attend their exhibition of exclusive pieces of art in the atmospheric vault of Meierei at the foot of Kornberg Castle – and Cserni is among the exhibitors.

  • Exquisite craftsmanship and extraordinary individual pieces give this historic location a modern look and offer an insight into the Kornberg Design Carpenters' creative work. For further information, see
    www.die-kornberg-designtischler.at

  • June 2013

    Our trainee carpenters on the road to success ...
    1st place at the National Trainee Contest

  • After the success of our four trainee carpenters at the Styria Contest (1st and 2nd place in the category of first-year trainees and two 3rd place finishes in the category of third-year trainees) and brilliant results at the regional contest in Fürstenfeld, where Alexander Haidinger came in 1st place, 

  • we are now proud to also announce more great news for Alexander with his brilliant finish at the National Contest in Saalfelden where he was crowned winner and was honoured by the Austrian Economic Chamber for his technical skills as part of the StyrianSkills competition. We offer Alexander our congratulations.

  • June 2013

    Cserni & Kröncke showroom opening in Hamburg

  • On Wednesday 12 June, our new 200 m2 showroom situated in a prime location in Hamburg city centre, was opened. Comprehensive, timeless, functional as well as classy and high-end interior designs for both upmarket private clients and developers of public interiors will be developed and realised at this new site on the Alster.

  • June 2013

    Magazine launch and TOMAK exhibition opening

  • On 6 June 2013 we invited business partners, clients, as well as art and culture enthusiasts to the launch event of the corporate magazine Cserni live and the exhibition opening of TOMAK – Posterboy of Antikunst (TOMAK – the poster boy of anti-art) in our Cserni showroom.

  • The exhibition will be running until 7 July 2013 and will be open Monday – Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.

     Cserni live, Schottenring 14/Wipplingerstraße 37, A-1010 Vienna

  • May 2013

    Business & Breakfast

  • On Friday 24 May, in an event organised by Young Economy Feldbach and the Regional Office Southeast of the Economic Chamber, approximately 100 entrepreneurs and economic operators from the districts of Feldbach and Fürstenfeld took part in the Business & Breakfast event at the headquarters of Cserni Group in Fehring.

  • This lively morning event featured an exquisite breakfast consisting of regional delicacies and included interesting talks and guided tours through the high-tech production plant of the carpentry facility, as well as the architecture office.

  • April 2013

    Senses of Austria - Shop design at Vienna airport

  • We offer overall solutions in the field of shop design, starting with the development of a concept and incorporating all the essential stages, from planning to the execution and implementation of ideal sales rooms. In total, we have realised five Senses of Austria souvenir shops at Vienna Airport.

  • We offer overall solutions in the field of shop design, starting with the development of a concept and incorporating all the essential stages, from planning to the execution and implementation of ideal sales rooms. In total, we have realised five Senses of Austria souvenir shops at Vienna Airport.

  • March 2013

    New location and new service portfolio

  • After merging with Kröncke Hamburg and subsequently relocating the Cserni Living Hamburg showroom, we now appear on the German market as Cserni & Kröncke and are offering an extended interior design service portfolio.

  • From individual living solutions to large housing and office projects, we can offer you highly-qualified personnel and a reliable service. Why not come and visit our new showroom, featuring a comprehensive sample library, at Mittelweg 175, 20148 Hamburg.

  • February 2013

    New concert hall for the Vienna Boys' Choir

  • Our commissioning for the provision of interior fittings for the box offices, cloakrooms and dressing rooms, cafeteria and sanitary facilities at the new concert hall for the Vienna Boys' Choir in Augarten Vienna gave us the opportunity to once again influence the design of a cultural monument at the heart of the city, 

  • and to provide timeless, functional and state-of-the-art furniture as specified in the main concept for the building complex.

  • January 2013

    Carpentry of the year

  • The specialist magazine Holzdesign ("wood design") presented us with the Company of the Year award in the carpentry category. 

  • This prize has been awarded to many of our prominent colleagues and is bestowed upon companies who have led the industry through their particularly proactive, innovative and quality-oriented approach.

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News 2012

  • November 2012

    Eisenstadt Culture and Conference Centre

  • After completion of a two-year construction phase, the new Eisenstadt Culture and Conference Centre was opened on 8 November 2012. This modern culture and conference centre features numerous innovations,  a state-of-the-art design and impresses with a stylish, well-defined and timeless interior which we implemented in the foyer, the catering and bar areas, as well as the shops and office kitchens. 

  • The high-end furniture, which is characterised by linear and curved forms and features varnished surfaces in various shades of grey, fits harmoniously into the overall concept. 

  • November 2012

    Cserni live presents Ingo Corado Wessely

  • Cserni and the arts: from 24 October until 7 November Cserni live – located just opposite the Old Stock Exchange in the city centre of Vienna – will be turned into an art platform. On Wednesday 24 October, an exhibition showcasing photography by the artist Ingo Corado Wessely entitled the SILVER PHOTO TRILOGY was opened.

  • Besides the exhibition of selected pieces from his photo series, Ingo Corado Wessely is also showcasing his annual calendar (signed and limited editions of which are available) and explains the motives and driving forces behind his work.

  • October 2012

    First edition of the Cserni live architecture/space/art magazine

  • This magazine, which will be published biannually, deals with constructed space and the life within in a multifaceted way: it presents the Cserni Group’s current projects and developments, as well as architectonic trends and interior design concepts. Contemporary art is also discussed.

  • September 2012

    Offices in Palais Ephrussi

  • When we were commissioned to implement a high-end office furniture concept for the magnificent premises of the Palais Ephrussi on the Viennese Ringstraße, we decided to apply new approaches featuring a symbiosis of elegance, exclusiveness and state-of-the-art technology. To achieve this effect, we designed a generous reception area which is defined by a modern reception desk in oak with illuminated Corian elements. 

  • The luxury meeting room is characterised by an elliptical conference table in Makassar ebony with a length of 10 meters, and is equipped with a functional side board and an elegant curtain system to control natural light. The back office area is defined by a timeless and functional design which combines Corian and walnut.

  • August 2012

    Oliver Heemeyer – jewellery pavilion

  • Jeweller Oliver Heemeyer’s new oh baby pavilion is a new architectural gem in the city centre of Vienna. We implemented the overall interior design concept as well as the furniture, wall, floor and ceiling fittings, lighting and the presentation of the shop displays. The futuristic sales desk in the centre of the room leads the clients around the pavilion.

  • The organically-shaped Corian table surface floats freely in the room on a cube made out of bronze mirrors. The high-gloss varnish cubes hanging on the walls are staged asymmetrically on wall panels covered in fabric which feature colourful ornamental seams and are supported by various bronze mirrors as well as integrated LED lighting. The window displays were also designed around the interior.

  • July 2012

    Hamerlingpark: model apartment

  • At Hamerlingpark, where the Sorovia Group is building elegant state-of-the-art homes with high-end fittings and innovative technology for owner-occupiers, we have been commissioned to provide overall planning and the creation of a model apartment. We have developed an overall interior concept for discerning clients to reflect the revitalised magnificence of this building which dates back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.

  • In parts, the surfaces of the furniture will be given a varnish or classic fumed oak finishing. The overall concept impresses with its colour and material scheme, and is topped off with specially-designed upholstery furniture, decorative cushions and curtains in premium-quality fabrics, as well as matching lamps, carpets and

  • June 2012

    Check-in 3 – Vienna Airport

  • One of the largest property furnishing commissions in the history of our company has been successfully completed: as part of the Check-in 3 project, we have implemented uniquely-designed furniture for the city’s airport. This commission included check-in areas (islands), ticket sale areas (islands), lost-and-found desks, information areas, bank counters, limousine counters, passport checkpoints, customs areas, luggage inspection tables, arrivals areas, smoking lounges and gate areas.

  • Furthermore, we provided complete interior fittings for the VIE Lounges and the Café Demel Shop fittings. For the completion of this construction project, we were also given a framework contract to carry out general construction works.

  • May 2012

    Exhibition Franz Cserni: The vision of someone else's days

  • "What are days for? Are they my days or are they someone else's?" The painter Franz Cserni has been tackling these questions since November of last year. Unlike his previous artistic strategy, which consisted of allowing pictures to mature in memory, the artist has now produced a series of large-sized paintings which can be perceived by the viewer as a sort of diary.

  • Cserni uses this to record his spontaneous, intuitive way of experiencing the colours of the hour, the taste of the minute and the scent of the second. His rich experiences create the vision of someone else's days. The exhibition takes place from 12 May – 17 June at Gerberhaus Fehring. For further information, please see www.fehring.at/kultur/gerberhaus. We look forward to seeing you there.

  • April 2012

    Spring fair 2012

  • This year Cserni living will once again be presenting new furniture from our own production at Grazer Frühjahresmesse (Graz Spring Fair) for living and interior design in private and public spaces, together with well-known upholstery producers such as Wittmann, De Sede, Poltrona Frau and Fiam.

  • The fair will be open to visitors from 27 April – 1 May from 10 am – 6 pm at the Graz exhibition centre. We will be at stand no. 300 in the city hall and look forward to seeing you there.

  • February 2012

    PHANTOMAK exhibition

  • The "PHANTOMAK" exhibition, starting on 4 February 2012 at the Vienna University of Technology, will present the works of artist Tomak for the first time. The exhibition consists of eleven individual busts which were sculpted using a complex technical procedure and later finished by Cserni with a high-gloss gold varnish.

  • January 2012

    Carl Zeiss Meditec - Berlin office

  • Our first large commission in Berlin proves that our products are also well-received outside of Austria. For Carl Zeiss Meditec's new office in the Olymp industrial estate in Berlin, we designed special furniture as well as round spotlights which were produced in a number of colour combinations containing back-lit light foil, as well as acoustic slats on the inside.

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News 2011

  • December 2011

    Wagner Jewellery on the Graben

  • We were responsible for the complete furniture design at the new Wagner Jewellery premises on the Graben. Premium-quality materials were used for the unique designs of the individual areas where the products of numerous exquisite brands are exhibited. 

  • Specially stamped leather was used, as well as various woods and varnish surfaces, and the Rolex waterfall was made out of granite.

  • November 2011

    Art book launch

  • On 17 November 2011 Cserni live hosted the book launch of "The Cserni Collection – Austrian art from 1960 until today". The book presents the collection’s entire works from the 1960s onwards in a symbiosis of art and passion. It features Viennese Actionism, paintings from the 1980s and 1990s as well as modern-day artworks. 

  • It was a successful evening attended by Cserni clients and many artists, whose works are part of the collection. For further information, please see www.sammlungcserni.at

  • September 2011

    Cserni Object:
    "Your ideas – our solutions"

  • In September 2011 Cserni Object was founded and its headquarters were established in Vienna. As a general contractor, it offers overall solutions for upscale interior design. The focus lies on furnishing spaces such as hotels and luxury resorts. Cserni Object is a company that supports its clients in all matters regarding FF&E issues (fixtures, furniture & equipment). 

  • Cserni Objekt GmbH: A-1010 Vienna, Wipplingerstraße 37, Tel.: +43 1 5337100-0

  • May 2011

    Campus Suite at Schottentor

  • The coffee shop chain Campus Suite has now opened its second branch in Vienna. We have provided the furniture for the premises at Schottentor in accordance with the design of pre-existing shops.

  • April 2011

    Cserni Hamburg

  • Following on from our showrooms in Fehring, Vienna and Graz, at the end of April we opened our fourth site in Hamburg together with our cooperation partner Gehr Yacht and Aircraft Interior. 

  • Cserni Wohnen GmbH - Hamburg Große Elbstraße 145 e D-22767 Hamburg Tel.: +49 (0)40 38037264-0 E-mail: hamburg@cserni.com

  • March 2011

    Event PI-LEDs go live

  • Together with our cooperation partner Lumitech, we hosted a lighting presentation with the headline PI-LEDs go live – Atmospheric lighting in 4 acts at our Viennese site on 24 March 2011. 

  • The LED lamps, which were specially developed by Lumitech, were presented by dance performers of the Vienna State Opera in four shop display windows and featured a wide range of lighting effects.

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News 2010

  • December 2010

    Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom by Jean Nouvel

  • We have been awarded the contract to complete the room level interiors for the hotel and commercial complex designed by architect Jean Nouvel. 

  • This includes drafting detailed drawings and execution plans in accordance with the architect's specifications, coordinating the individual finishing tradespeople involved, as well as implementing carpentry, glass and metal works. The building was opened in December 2010.

  • November 2010

    Café Oberlaa, Vienna 

  • Including the premises in Kurbadstraße and at Vienna Airport, this is the 4th Café Oberlaa location we will be providing fittings for. Café Oberlaa enjoys a long tradition in coffee house culture and thus relies on unique interior design. 

  • All wooden surfaces, such as ceilings and wall panelling, tables, chairs, benches and coat racks were implemented using dark stained oak. Finest Boxmark leather was used for the seating surfaces.

  • October 2010

    Machinery extension and upgrade

  • We have recently upgraded our machinery by introducing a number of new production technologies which allow us to produce objects of even higher quality. 

  • One of them is a new CNC machining centre, applying edge-gluing techniques, a fully-automated feeder with an integrated, computer-controlled panel storage facility, as well as a pressure beam saw for the cutting of panels.

  • August 2010

    Motto am Fluss

  • On the new landing stage of the Vienna – Bratislava Twin City Liner a new Viennese hotspot has emerged – Motto am Fluss, a restaurant/bar/café. We implemented furniture, such as floor-to-ceiling shelves, stands, booths, door elements, in the area of the shop, bar, restaurant and café – all in accordance with the architect's concept using expensive American cherry veneer with a high-polish finish. 

  • The result is a premises with a distinctive 1940/50s feel combined with modern architecture.

  • July 2010

    ERGO Marximum Plaza

  • For the Ergo Marximum Plaza office building in the 11th district of Vienna, we have been commissioned to plan and implement special furnishings, e.g. in the reception area, lobby, management offices, restaurant and cafeteria. Following on from a two-month implementation phase, the project was completed in June 2010. 

  • All surfaces in the public area incorporate American walnut combined with high-polish surfaces and leather-finished elements. The executive offices were finished in accordance with the desires of the individual members of the board and feature high-polish surfaces, as well as Austrian woods, such as walnut, cherry and oak.

  • May 2010

    Redesign of office environments

  • We have been commissioned to plan and implement a redesign of the office area interiors on the 5th and 6th floors of the House of the European Union (Wipplingerstraße). 

  • Within just 5 months, a project was implemented which offered the client a pleasant working environment by combining premium furniture with glass and leather elements, as well as a unique lighting concept.

  • February 2010

    Living and Interior 2010: Vienna Trade Fair

  • In March the Living and Interior Trade Fair takes place at the Exhibition Centre in Vienna. We will take part in Austria's largest exhibition for living and interior decoration as exhibitors, showcasing timeless furniture of high-end quality from our own workshop, as well as trade goods from international top brands. 

  • The Living and Interior Trade Fair takes place between 13 and 21 March and will be open between 10 am and 6 pm. You will find us in Hall D, stand no. D0316. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • February 2010 

    Uniqa Hotel Praterstraße

  • We have been awarded the contract to complete the room level interiors for the hotel and commercial complex designed by architect Jean Nouvel. 

  • This includes drafting detailed drawings and execution plans in accordance with the architect's specifications, coordinating the individual finishing tradespeople involved, as well as implementing carpentry, glass and metal works.

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News 2009

  • August 2009

    Park Inn Klosterneuburg

  • The new Park Inn Hotel in Klosterneuburg was recently opened on a site close to the Danube River and just a few kilometres outside of Vienna Cserni was in charge of its architecture as well as interior design and decoration. 

  • Featuring rooms and suites in the typical style of Park Inn Hotels, as well as five flexible-use seminar rooms and a generous ball room, the hotel is the perfect location for meetings and events. The restaurant and lounge bar in the reception area have a pleasant atmosphere and offer guests a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

  • July 2009

    Opening of Cserni live Vienna

  • The Cserni live showroom was opened at Schottenring in Vienna, opposite the Old Stock Exchange. On an 800-m2 site, Cserni has created an ideal symbiosis of historic masonry with a state-of-the-art corporate image. In an architectonically demanding environment, the Cserni Group’s core competencies (living, architecture and development) are demonstrated within a modern setting.

  • In the Cserni Bar located just next to the showroom guests can enjoy delicious gourmet food accompanied by fine wines from Csernis’ homeland, Styria. Come and visit us in Vienna!