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Personalities: Viktor Netolitzky from Gallery Zeitloos

Personalities: Viktor Netolitzky from Gallery Zeitloos
10 Nov 2014

In our series "personalities", we present various players of the design scene which we regularly see the name on Design Addict. Through some questions and answers, we try to discover more about who they are, their careers and their interests.


Today, Viktor Netolitzky, owner of Gallery Zeitloos in Vienna.

Viktor Netolitzky owns his gallery since 1984, at that time he began with Art Nouveau. Since 1997 he started with design classics from the 20th century like furniture, lighting, ceramics and miscellaneous. He has two shops which are located in the 7th district in Vienna on the same street just opposite with arround 250 m2 showroom.


Who's your favorite designer(s)? and why?
I don't have only one favorite designer - I like Italian style from the fifties because I like elegant style.

What is your favorite material?

My favorite materials are wood and glass.

What brought you to vintage design?

My love of old furniture brought me to vintage design. I collect for myself and before I had an Art Nouveau design gallery.

What are your other interests? (what do you do when you're not working?)

My business is my hobby but privately I do a lot of sport like tennis, and kitesurfing.



Do you have any favorite music right now? (or book, food,..)
My favorite music is blues and rock and roll.


What does a typical day look like for you?

A typical day for me is breakfast with my family, sport and then I open my gallery for work.


If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

If I could learn anything new it would be to play perfectly a musical instrument.

If you were a designer, what would be the first object you want to design?

If I were a designer I would design my own house and interior.



If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?

If I could meet anyone it would be the Dalai Lama.

What's been the best decision you've made in your life so far?

The best decision in my life was to open my own gallery and privately to build my own family.


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