Martin Lesjak co-founded Austrian-based INNOCAD architecture in 1999 and has since completed numerous projects of diverse sizes and scopes in architecture and interior design such as residential, offi ce, hospitality, healthcare, mixed-use, educational, public, and retail. His transdisciplinary team is renowned for their “out of the box” thinking and their analytical and pragmatic approach to architecture and design by creating solutions with purpose and meaning. Lesjak´ s foresight and expertise in architecture, design, and craft – as well as an affi nity for art – has guided his award-winning fi rms in innovative directions. Together with partners, he leads multifaceted international projects combining creativity without boundaries.
Anastasija Lesjak is CEO and Creative Director of 13&9 Design, a transdisciplinary product design fi rm that develops projects across multiple categories such as furniture, lighting, fl oor coverings, fashion, accessories and art objects, as well as exhibition and sound design. Her diverse background, with a doctor degree at Medical University of Graz and product design expertise, gives her a unique perspective and enhances her team’s cross-disciplinary process. In addition to her role as Creative Director of 13&9, she also consults for INNOCAD architecture. Lesjak is a frequent speaker at diverse universities and international events and was awarded with “Product Designer of the Year 2019” at Interior Design Magazine`s HiP Awards during NeoCon in Chicago (US).