Victor J. Papanek Archive
The Victor J. Papanek archive consists of a diverse range of materials reflecting the work and life of Victor Papanek. The archive includes photographs, drawings, documents and objects, ranging from the 1950s to the 1990s relating to the course of Papanek’s successful career as a designer, teacher and author and is accompanied by an extensive library covering a diverse range of themes and topics. The material provides insight into Papanek’s concepts and theories, his working processes and approach to design from the perspective of social responsibility.
Access to Archive
The Papanek Foundation archive is not open to the general public, but does welcome qualified guest researchers by appointment only for specifically identified research purposes. All appointments must be requested in writing and reservations should be made as much in advance as possible, as study space is limited. All requests for access should include full name, address, telephone number, institutional affiliation, basic research outline and reason for request.
Victor J. Papanek Foundation
University of Applied Arts Vienna
Oskar Kokoschka Platz 2