Anna grew up in Vienna in a family passionate for Art and Design. After she graduated from University with a Business Degree and an MBA in Project Management she continued her studies of History of Art in Pisa, Italy. Her ensuing career spanned fine arts marketing, PR, and sales for companies and galleries in London and Vienna.
Her passion for great design and craftsmanship, her expertise in Austrian design, and her love for New York resulted in founding Stillfried Wien.
Anna currently lives in New York City with her husband Michael and their three children.
Michael, born and raised in Vienna has been in love with New York since his first visit as a teenager. His father owned well known toy stores in Vienna where Michael gained his first experience in retail. After graduating from University of Business Administrations he began his career in Finance as a Hedge Fund Manager in Vienna and London. But after years in Finance he felt the strong urge to start his own business. His lifelong passion for design and the serendipity for finding a niche made it happen.
Michael currently lives in New York City with his family of five.
Director Business Development
Sam’s diverse professional background in furniture design, wood interiors, sales, and construction management has lead him to take a leadership role at Stillfried Wien. As the Director of Business Development, his day to day conversation with the design community revolves around furniture trends, end user needs, thoughtful design, and its role in our everyday lives. He considers it a privilege to be surrounded by design in one of the design capitals of the world and is grateful for the opportunities life has presented. When Sam is not developing business for Stillfried Wien, you will find him supporting LMNOP NYC, or designing/creating under the pseudonym samindaman.
Pia grew up in Vienna, Austria where she studied Industrial Design under Prof. Paolo Piva at the University of Applied Arts as well as Art History at the University of Vienna. During her studies, she won design competitions and worked as a production assistant in the independent theater scene of Vienna. Currently, Pia is living in New York, working as an Associate Creative Director for Stillfried Wien, as a freelance designer and as Co-Founder of Schwanzmanufaktur Wien. Pia's passion lies in handcraft, conceptual design, design research and of course the metric system.
Interior Design Services
Kim+Heep are an exciting international design team based in Vienna. Mia Kim grew up in Korea and after two years in Florence, Italy studied product design in Vienna. German-born Nikolas Heep lived in Ghana, Sudan, England, India and Vienna before studying architecture in Berlin and London. Back in Vienna, they found their common passion for intriguing spaces, high-quality materials and captivating products. They have designed both residential and commercial interiors and buildings.
Influenced by early modernist and Austrian icon Adolf Loos and inspired by the magic of everyday life, they combine simplicity and function with the warmth of rich materials and a penchant for subtle splendor. Being an interdisciplinary team, they understand and master the fascinating connection between objects and their surroundings, between humans and their environment.
KIM+HEEP pride themselves in not forcing a particular style onto their clients, but translating into space their needs, wishes and dreams.
We want to thank our INTERNS for lending their talents and skills. It was a sincere pleasure working with all of you!