ONOMATO DESIGN ASYLUM
onomato is a design association, a collective, a network consisting of graphic and industrial designers, illustration artists, writers, actors, musicians, multimedia and web specialists. Since the early days in 2004 work groups have come together temporarily to work on concepts, identities and projects.
Graz - Vienna - Salzburg
The onomato design asylum is located in the heart of the Lend district – a coordinating office that operates as a workshop, meeting point and stage. Next to specialists and freelancers in Graz there are also onomatos based in Vienna and Salzburg.
onomato is part of the “Lend scene” and involved in street projects like the Lendwirbel, the Street Gallery or the Lendadvent…
Onomatopoeia is a word or a grouping of words that imitates the sound it is describing, such as animal noises like “oink” or “meow”, or suggesting its source object, such as “boom”, “zoom”, “click”. The word is a synthesis of the Greek words onoma (name) and poieõ (I make or I create) thus it essentially means “name creation”.