Thomas Feichtner born in Vitoria, Brazil, while his Austrian parents were employed abroad.
The Feichtner family moves back to Linz in Austria after three years abroad.
The Feichtner family moves to Düsseldorf, Germany.
High school graduation in Düsseldorf.
Feichtner begins attending the University of Arts and Industrial Design, Linz in the field of industrial design, with Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Horst Meru.
Work in the field of film and video with Univ.-Prof. Mag. Janusz Kondratiuk at the University of Arts and Industrial Design, Linz.
Illustration and drawing of renderings for Saatchi & Saatchi in Vienna and several architecture offices in Austria.
Group exhibition The Passage in the shell of the Arkade Linz building, in collaboration with experimental design students studying with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Lachmayer and the faculty of metal from Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Helmuth Gsöllpointner. Publication.
Award and exhibition of the international Design Award “The Cutlery” Deutsches Klingenmuseum Solingen, Germany. Publication.
First exhibition of several design projects and studies “Ansichtssache Design” at the Gallery Forum in Wels, Austria. Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. Gerhard M. Buurman. Interaction Design, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland. Publication.
Freelancer at the Institute of Design and Knowledge Transfer, Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Christian Fenzl. Jointly awarded with the Austrian National Prize of the Austrian republic for the project “Fox,” a portable pump for fighting fires.
First prize, with Peggy Thoeny, for the Design Award “The Souvenir of Linz” announced from the VOEST Alpine and the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz.
Final degree by Magister Artium (Mag. art.) at the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz. Faculty, Industrial Design. Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Horst Meru.
Feichtner founds Thomas Feichtner Industrial Design.
Graphic design for the snowboard manufacturer Heavy Tools GmbH Snowboard collection 1996/97. Designed several products for the Heavy Tools brand: snowboards, snowboard bindings, Skateboards, BMX- and mountain bikes.
Design of the Austrian sanitation vehicle, with Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Christian Fenzl. Vehicles: Rotopress and Variopress of the motor vehicle manufacturer MUT, Stockerau, Austria.
Three-month motorcycle trip through Western Europe to Northern Africa.
First design of a ski binding for Tyrolia Sport- und Freizeitgeräte GmbH, Schwechat, Austria. “Freeflex,” the most successful ski binding in ski-race history.
Design of the ski binding SL100 for Tyrolia, the all-time top selling ski binding. Tyrolia becomes the world’s biggest producer of ski bindings.
Member of design austria, the association of Austrian designers.
Design of Tyrolia’s entire collection. Multiple awards.
Exhibition of the “DS2” a sport device and design study, ISPO, Munich, Germany and Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA.
Design of the ballpoint pen with an integrated mark “Twin”. Trodat GmbH, Wels, Austria
Chief of the design department with HEAD AG, Kennelbach, Austria. Design of several winter sport products, including skis, ski boots, ski poles, sportswear and bags. (1999-2001)
Design of a portable power generator for fire-fighting equipment for the fire-fighting supplier Rosenbauer International AG, Leonding, Austria
Co-founded a studio for visual communication together with two graphic designers; The Buchegger, Denoth, Feichtner GmbH, Linz. (2001-2009)
Design of a worldwide campaign for Adidas (2002-2005), which won multiple awards. Acquired for the permanent graphic design collection, Museums für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Museum of Art and Industry, Hamburg, Germany.
Became a lecturer at the University for Art and Industrial Design, Linz, in the field of Industrial Design.
Nominated for the Cannes-Lion at the International Advertising Festival Cannes 2003, France, in the Category Print and Outdoor for the theatre poster “Abstinence” for the play of H.C. Artmann. Theaterachse Salzburg, Austria.
Cofounding of BDFnet Gmbh, agency for new media, Vienna. (2003-2009)
Graphic design of the opening from the Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Museum of Modern Art Linz. Multiple awards.
Visited Art Basel Miami, USA, including the installation “Paved with good intentions“ by Ron Arad. Joined the first Design Miami.
Began work on the “Axiome” collection. Starting with the Axiome Chair.
Journey though eastern China between Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Graphic design of the international image campaign of Swarovski Optik, Absam, Austria. Multiple awarded.
Marriage to Simone, designer and gallery owner in Linz, Austria.
Member of jury, awarding the CCA-Venus of the Creativ Club Austria.
Design of the FX10 Lounge Chair, first presented at the 100% east, London. Produced by the Neue Wiener Werkstaette, Austria.
Design of the Table Chair, a hybrid furniture piece that functions as both table and chair. Produced by the Neue Wiener Werkstaette, Austria.
Cofounded the consortium Buchegger, Denoth, Feichtner, Haslinger, Keck for designing the communication presence of Linz09, the European Capital of Culture 2009 together with Haslinger, Keck advertising agency in Linz. (2007-2009) Multiple awards.
Graphic design of the book Ron Arad, paved with good intentions, an installation by Ron Arad, December 2005, Collins Building Miami. ISBN 978-0-9723108-3-3. First presentation of the book at the Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, USA.
Design of the Door Handle FSB 5930. for FSB, Franz Schneider Brakel GmbH + Co KG
Design of the Two Axiome in Rotation. Two drinking glasses made from hand blown crystal. Produced by J.&L. Lobmeyr, Vienna.
Design of the Honey Chair, participation in the first Designer Ralley 2007 at the Wohnen&Interieur, Vienna.
Design of the Coma Lamp, first presented by Surface magazine at the Gansevoort Gallery in Meatpacking District, New York.
Design of Cutt and A Viennese Pot for the Wiener Silber Manufactur, Vienna. First presented by the Wallpaper magazine, Issue: November 2007.
Solo exhibition “Axiome” at the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna. With publication.
Design of the Filio Ring, on the occasion of the birth of son Ferdinand.
Birth of Simone and Thomas Feichtner’s son Ferdinand
Design of the Pixel Hotel Room and Maya’s Bed, exhibited at the Galerie Simone Feichtner on the occasion of Linz09, the European Capital of Culture 2009.
Charter member of the Design Forum Linz.
Separation from the Buchegger, Denoth, Feichtner GmbH
Design of the Unbalanced Table and the Pixel Chair appending to the Pixel Hotel. Produced by Schinko GmbH. Exhibited by Spot on Wien at the Tokyo Design Week 2009. Tokyo. With publication.
Exhibition installation for the Gmunden Symposia for Concrete Art from Univ.-Prof. Mag.art. Josef Linschinger at the State Gallery Linz, Austria.
Design of the EGO Storage System for the Austrian furniture company Blaha.
Becoming professor in the field of Industrial Design at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, Germany.
Design of the Linz Hocker 2009, published by the State Gallery Linz and produced by the Haidlmair GmbH, Supported by Linz09 and Vitra GmbH. Exhibited on the occasion of the “Fall Forum Design” at the State Gallery Linz. Curated by Dr. Gabriele Hofer and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Hochleitner. Publication.
Design of the drinking glass series, porcelain tableware and silver bowl series Reset. Produced by Stamm, Vienna, Austria. First presented at Vienna Design Week 2009.
Design of the table lamp Drawing Lamp and exhibited at Montblanc, Place Vendôme, Paris. curated by Olivia de Smedt and Benjamin Loyauté.