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Eva Summer

Born on February 23, 1976, Eva Summer graduated in 1995 from the School of Fashion Design in Vienna’s Castle Hetzendorf, followed by studies in organization and business management at the Business Academy in Graz, earning her certification in 1997.

She continued her education on an ongoing basis through workshops in design and the Italian language, combined with regular visits to Florence. She also trained as moderator and public personality at the School of Journalism in Salzburg.

Interview with Eva Summer (german) >>

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1997 – 1999

  • Gössl Salzburg / Fashion Designer

1999

  • Geiger Tirol/Design of a men’s and women’s fashion collection
  • Maselli/Design of  a men’s and women’s fashion collection

1999 – 2000

  • Rolf Benz Vienna/Color and Interior Design Consultant

2000

  • Triumph International/design and production of a collection for Premier Vision Paris
  • Vivienne Westwood and Roberto Cavalli/Austrian Representative

2000 – 2001

  • Art for Art Kostümmalerei/Costume Designer

2001

  • Agip/design and production of the outfits for Agip

2001 – 2004

  • Member of the Vienna Burgtheater/Costume Design Assistant in cooperation with Peter Zadek or Klaus Maria Brandauer, among others

2002

  • Castle Frauenthal/Costume Designer “Abduction from the Seraglio” (W. A. Mozart)
    Direction: Gerhard Tötschinger
  • “Der Vogelhändler” (Carl Zeller)
  • Wellness Magazine/Fashion Styling
  • Beauty Journal/Fashion Styling

2003

  • Radisson SAS Vienna/Design and production of staff uniforms
  • Hotel Bristol Vienna/Design and production of the wagon master’s uniform

2004

  • Opera Festival Florence, Summer Music Festival/Costume Design Assistant “Carmen”
    (Georges Bizet) and “Madame Butterfly” (Giacomo Puccini), directed by Mariano Furlani
  • Telering/Design and production of the Telering Promotion Speckis
  • Esterhazy/Set design EU Gala in Castle Esterhazy

2005

  • Watch and Jewelry Retailer Weikhard/Concept and set design as well as costume production for the company’s 325th anniversary: “325 Years and One Night”.
  • Jewelry retailer Rössler/ Concept and set design as well as costume production for Rondo Veneziano, a festival of the senses
  • Jewelry retailer Rössler/Design of a ring collection
  • Art and Design Seminar in Tuscany at the country estate Salvadonica
    www.salvadonica.com

2006

  • Restaurant Magnolia Graz/Color and interior design consultation
  • M1 Lounge Graz/Color and interior design consultation

2007

  • Styrian Tailcoat & Styrian Dirndl/Design and production
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme/Costume design for an exposition
  • ÖGSV/ Costume Design

2008

  • Hapag Lloyd MS Europa/4-week cruise through the Mediterranean – “Treasures of History”
    Exhibit of evening gown and fashion sketches as well as design seminars
  • ORF Vienna/Costume Designer “Dancing Stars” as well as outfitting the moderators
    Vienna Opera Ball and personal outfitter of Dr. Barbara Rett (Christmas in Vienna, Summer Nights Gala Grafenegg, A Festival for Europe, Salzburg Festival, Bregenz Festival, Water Festival Mörbisch, New Year’s Concert)

2009

  • Hotel Le Meridien – Artist’s Space/Exhibit of evening gowns as well ad fashion and costume sketches
  • ORF Vienna/Moderators’ outfits Vienna Opera Ball and personal costume designer for Dr. Barbara Rett (Christmas in Vienna, Summer Nights Gala Grafenegg, A Festival for Europe, Salzburg Festival, Bregenz Festival, Water Festival Mörbisch, New Year’s Concert)

2010

  • “Genuine Styrian Collection” by Eva Summer/Design and production for www.steirershop.at
  • ORF Vienna/Personal costume designer for Dr. Barbara Rett (Christmas in Vienna, Summer Nights Gala Grafenegg, A Festival for Europe, Salzburg Festival, Bregenz Festival, Water Festival Mörbisch, New Year’s Concert)
  • Country Estate Graz/Exhibit of evening gowns as well as fashion and costume sketches
  • Light into Darkness/Design and production of an evening gown
  • Next Liberty Children’s Theater Graz/Costume production
  • Chocolate manufacturer Felber/Concept and illustration of Special Editions and Fairy Tale Chocolates
  • Austrian Embassy Washington/Exhibit of evening gowns as well as fashion and costume sketches

2011

  • Caroline Dirndl/Design and production for a well-known traditional costume shop in Graz
  • Archeological Park Carnuntum/Design and production of the “Collection Carnuntum by Eva Summer” www.carnuntum.co.at
  • Neue Wiener Werkstätten Showroom Vienna/Exhibit of evening gowns as well as fashion and costume sketches
  • Next Liberty Children’s Theater Graz/Costume production
  • Chocolate manufacturer Felber/Concept and illustration of Special Editions and Fairy Tale Chocolates

2012

  • Birth of daughter Rosalie
  • Chocolate manufacturer Felber/Concept and illustration of Special Editions and Fairy Tale Chocolates; Adam & Eve, Adam & Steve, Chocolates for Champions on the occasion of the Ski Championships 2013 in Schladming

2013

  • Chocolate manufacturer Felber/Adam & Eve, Adam & Steve, Berlin Film Festival Edition
  • Development of an Eva Summer Accessory Collection (in the works)

2014

  • Clothes for sailing- und motor yacht crews
  • Custom-made robes and wedding dresses for private clients
  • Further designs for Austria Imperial – see www.austria-imperial.com

Fashion designs and custom-tailored evening gowns for private clients from 2006 to the present. Additional exhibits are planned in cooperation with painter Renate Summer – www.renatesummer.com – in November 2013 Hotel Bristol Vienna, and in 2014 at the Austrian Embassy in Berlin