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VIENNA DESIGN WEEK's Virtual Festival Headquarters: Opening a Portal Into Another World

This project was part of DDW 2020
Avatars in the Virtual Festival Headquarters — © VIENNA DESIGN WEEK/Martina Menegon

In 2020 VIENNA DESIGN WEEK debuted its Virtual Festival Headquarters, a series of social VR experiences on the platform of Mozilla Hubs. It joins a wide range of 3D-rooms created by practioners from a variety of backgrounds and opens up possibilities for social interaction in virtual reality.

Building on the experiences and contacts VIENNA DESIGN WEEK collected through its digital formats in the last years and reacting to the obvious need to further explore the virtual space as a medium for design, we decided to launch a new part of our event

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View of the Main Hub — © VIENNA DESIGN WEEK/Wilhelm Scherübl

ExperiencingExtendedRealities/Area for Virtual Art — © VIENNA DESIGN WEEK/Martina Menegon

Rhubarb&Custard/iheartblob — © VIENNA DESIGN WEEK/Brunner, Güzelis, Schwab

Garden of DELightEtE/Brunner, Güzelis, Schwab