Sunglasses S-4, model advertising campaign, Robert La Roche
Photographed by Brian Spence

Robert La Roche Personal View

Exhibiting the history and success of the iconic Austrian eyewear designer Robert La Roche.

The MAK Design Lab brings out a retrospective of the iconic Austrian eyewear designer Robert La Roche, focusing on his establishment of the successful, cosmopolitan brand in the world of fashion. An extensive collection of his frames are on display, drawing Roche’s life and career story together, using not just his products, but also his sketches, photo and film material, advertisements, and artifacts from the archive of the designer. A great reminder of the Austrian success stories in the fashion industry!

4 May- 25 September 2016
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
Stubenring 5
1010 Vienna

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