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in Pöllau near Hartberg

The farm shop “DESIGN AB HOF” offers regional agricultural products as well as items from the world of art and design in a rustic ambience. Hostess Karin gives insight into “Design Thinking” and awakens your creativity during the potato print workshop. This slow trip combines agriculture & creativity, ideal for adults & team building activities.

  • The farm shop is a hidden treasure in the picturesque region Nature Park Pöllau Valley in Eastern Styria with a unique stylish ambience and rustic architecture
  • Tranquillity on the farm and a tasting of agricultural products from our own production as well as selected regional treats
  • Presentation of innovative regional design products and practical insight into “Design Thinking”
  • Creative potato print workshop and workpieces to take home
  • Inspiration from & interactive exchange with the hostess, who happily gives personal tips about the region
Design ab Hof from € 60,-

Further information

Are there certain requirements that the guest must meet?

  • No

Should the guest bring something special to the experience?

  • Animal lovers are welcome to bring their furry companions upon prior agreement.

What exactly is included in the service?

  • Welcome drink
  • Presentation of selected design items and insight into the creative process “Design Thinking”
  • Small-sized tasting of seasonal farm products
  • Creative potato print workshop including a workpiece to take home
  • Give-away as a keepsake

Number of participants per experience:

  • 2-10

Further important information for the guest (this information is also noted on the ticket)

  • Can be booked from Wednesdays to Saturdays, between 10 am and 6 pm, please schedule an appoint at info (at) design-abhof. at or at +43 664 1235835 at least two working days in advance

Specification of different ticket categories:

  • 60 Euros per person (includes tasting and material costs)

Validity of tickets:

  • April to October
Design ab Hof from € 60,-


You can look forward to the tranquil setting of the farm nestled in the idyllic Nature Park Pöllau Valley. Slowly get settled in with a welcome drink, enjoy the stylish ambience of the farm and meet hostess Karin.

Karin, the founder of DESIGN AB HOF, has worked in design management and marketing herself for many years and will lovingly guide you on your personal journey of discovering the world of design. In the farm shop, you will not only find agricultural products, but also numerous innovative design items. Here, design is not just seen as mere embellishment, but as a creative process which opens up new perspectives. You will gain insight into the methods of “Design Thinking” and learn more about some selected products and their history. Afterwards, you can sample some seasonal agricultural delicacies.

Finally, you can let off creative steam in the workshop: Many will remember potato printing from their childhood. Playfully rediscover this old technique and create your own work to take home with you.



  • address: Schönau 64, A-8225 Pöllau

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