Nada Nasrallah & Christian Horner

Kaiserstraße 8/29, 1070 Vienna

Soda Designers

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Design requires no explanation.
Its intention should be revealed through the most simple and modest ways of interpreting and influencing the daily rituals of our lives.
Consequently Soda stands for the purity and clarity of this idea.


Soda Designers Nada Nasrallah and Christian Horner met whilst studying Industrial Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and the ENSCI/Les Ateliers in Paris.
Coming from the different professional backgrounds of carpentry and gold/silversmith, the common interest that led to their working together was the adoption of challenging design projects. 
With teaching experience from the Kingston/New Design University St. Pölten (2003-09), the Design College St. Pölten (since 2016) and work experience at Sottsass Associati and Paolo Rizzato in Milan, Radi Designers/Paris, Philips Design Vienna/Singapore, Sagem and Bene Office Furniture, Soda Designers are now based in Vienna and are engaged in a variety of projects covering furniture design, consumer-electronics, interior design and home accessories. 

projects for: Wittmann, Ligne RosetFontana Arte, MDF Italia, Rapsel, Porro, Montbel, Bene Office Furniture, Philips Design, Berndorf and more.

Nada Nasrallah was member of Jury for the Stadt Wien (2005), for AWS Impulse/Förderprogramm der Kreativwirtschaft (2006-2008) and for the State Award Design (2019)
Both have been lecturing at We-Workshops for Entrepreneurs/AWS&Departure (since 2006) in Vienna, Innsbruck, Graz and Salzburg.


1st Prize, competition Ideen für Kunst Stoff ÖIF, Vienna, 1996

Prix D´Innovation, competition Photo Service, Paris, 1997

Honourable Mention, competition Luci&Ombri, Turin, 1998

Award from Ministry Of Economic Affairs, Vienna, 1999

Fred Adlmüller Stipendium,
Vienna 2000

Red Dot Award for high Design Quality for M-Com, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2001

Red Dot Award for high Design Quality for Mobile-Com, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2001

Red Dot Award for high Design Quality for Folding-Com, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2001

Design Selected for Telephone 2 Touch, Adolf Loos - Austrian National Prize for Design, Vienna, 2001

Design Selected for Compact Office, Adolf Loos - Austrian National Prize for Design, Vienna, 2001

Design Selected for Eleen, Adolf Loos - 
Austrian national prize
for Design, 
Vienna, 2005

Design Selected for Eleen, Designpreis der BRD, Frankfurt, 2007

Red Dot Award for high design quality, T - Plattform category product design, 2007
Red Dot Award for high design quality, P2 - Management, category product design, 2008

T – Platform, Nominated for the Design Award of the Federal Republic Of Germany 2008
Arne bathtub nominated in the category Bath (EDIDA-selection) of Elle Deco 2009 - International Design Awards

Design Selected for Arne bathtub, Austrian National Prize for Design, Vienna, 2009

Design Selected for Lester deckchair, Austrian National Prize for Design, 2009

Good Design Award 2009/Chicago  for Arne bathtub/Rapsel Spa.

Red Dot Award, for high design quality, CUBE_S, category product design, 2013
CUBE_S,  Interior Innovation Award – Selection 2013, design award for high design quality conferred by imm cologne (Initiator) and the German Design Council (Organizer) 


Ladder No., Vienna, 1996, Shopping-Trolleys, Palais Rasumofsky, Vienna, 1997

Metamorphosis, MAK /Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 1997
Design Now, Design Road Show, Lisbon, Vienna, 1998

Design Now, Design Road Show, Prague, Barcelona, 1999

Adolf Loos State Prize Design Exhibition, Vienna, 2001

Quartier 21, Museumsquartier, Vienna, 2002 

Design Now, Design Road Show, Tokyo, 2002

H.O.M.E.-Depot, Semper-Depot, Vienna 2003

H.O.M.E.-Depot, Semper-Depot, Vienna 2004

Adolf Loos State Prize Design Exhibition, Vienna, 2005

World Best Design, Seoul, 2005

Acqua e Cibo, Triennale di Milano, 2005

Pure Austrian Design, 100% East, London, 2006

20th Design Biennale, Ljubljana , Slovenia, 2006

Pure Austrian Design, at ICFF, New York, 2007

Design Hoch 10, Hofmobiliendepot, Vienna, 2007

Passionswege at Wittmann Showroom/
Vienna Design Week, 2007

Blickfang, Vienna and Zürich, 2007 

Creativespace at ICFF, exhibition of the 
Austrian chamber of Commerce, New York, 2008

Red Dot Design Museum
, Essen/Germany, 2008

Austrian Design Innovation&Technology at International Design Casa, Turin/Italy, 2008

Teppichplots at Prodomo Showroom/Vienna Designweek, 2008

Hofburg Fair - with Total Solution, Vienna,  2008

Austrian Design Innovation&Technology, at Design Flanders Gallery, Bruxelles/Belgium, 2009

GD2D+PD3D fresh air, Pure Austrian Design at Galleria “0“, Salone Del Mobile, 2009

Austrian Design Innovation&Technology, at Lithuanian Design Forum, 2009

Austrian Design Innovation&Technology, at Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design, 2009

Adolf Loos State Prize Design Exhibition, Vienna, 2009
Spot on Wien, 100% Design Tokyo, 2009

Surprising Ingenuity at Galvanotecnica Bugatti, Salone Del Mobile, 2010
2000-10 Design in Vienna, Wien Museum, Vienna, 2010

Kunst mit Hand und K(n)opf at Grünbeck/Vienna, Vienna Designweek, 2010

Discover Design, Stilwerk, Vienna, 2012

Werkstadt Vienna, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2012

Austrian Design Details at Salone del Mobile, 2013

Austrian Design - Surprisingly Ingenious, Kosice, 2013

Austrian Design - Surprisingly Ingenious, Eindhoven Designweek, 2013

Lange Nacht des Design at Wittmann Showroom, Vienna, 2013

Print, Product & Project Design from Austria, Technical Museum Kosice, 2013/14

Designed in Austria. Prints & Products, One Design Week Plovdiv/Bulgaria, 2014

Design= Austria. Prints & Products, Centre of Design Zagreb, Croatia, 2014

Best of Home Design at Interio / a Vienna Design Week Event, 2014

Austrian Design - Surprisingly Ingenious at Designblok Prague / CZ and Dutch Design Week Eindhoven / NL, 2014

Cabinet of Curiosities at Porro Showroom during Salone del Mobile, Milan 2015

Austrian Design Explosion, an Advantage Austria Design Exhibition at the Triennale Design MuseumMilan 2015

Cabinet of Curiosities, a Porro exhibition at Living Space Interiors Ltd., Vancouver 2015 

Austrian Design Explosion, at Superstudio / Prague Design Week, Prague 2015

Austria Up-To-Date, at Depot2015, Pilsen World Capital of Culture, Pilsen, 2015

Cabinet of Curiosities, a Porro exhibition at Porro HK, Hong Kong 2016 

Ligne Roset exhibition at Home Depot fair at Semper Depot with Soda Designers´ product news 2016, Vienna, 2016

Cabinet of Curiosities, a Porro exhibition at Dream Interiors, Singapore, 2016

Back Ahead - New Austrian Design Perspectives, at Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan, 2016

Austrian Design Explosion, at Wroclaw Design Festival / Wroclaw World capital of Culture, Wroclaw, 2016

Austrian Design Explosion, at Design Forum Vienna, Vienna 2016

10 Years of Vienna Design Week, at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York,  NY, 2016

Cabinet of Curiosities, a Porro exhibition at News Inside World: Light&Form in occassion of Philadelphia Design Week, Philadelphia 2016

Re Design10 - Viribus Unitis at Hofmobiliendepot Museum, in occasion of Vienna Design Week, Vienna, 2016 

Sit&See. Sitting Furniture and Lighting - designed in Austria, in occassion of Zagreb Design Week, Zagreb, 2017

Rienna - Temporary Design Shop Vienna, an exhibition of Austrian Design, Vienna, 2017-18 

Finest Austrian Design at Beirut Design Week, Beirut Souks, Down Town Beirut, 2018

Reasure&Pleasure at Milan Design Week , La Sala Reale - Stazione Centrale, Milan 2019

Loos - Design&Redesign at Hofmobiliendepot Museum during Vienna Design Week 2020

Verflochten - Möbeldesign&Geflecht 2021 at Hofmobiliendepot Möbel Museum, Andreasgasse 7, 1070 Vienna


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