Thomas Feichtner was born to Austrian parents in Vitória, Brazil, in 1970. After attending school in Linz, Austria, and Düsseldorf, Germany, he studied and completed a degree in industrial design at the University of Art and Industrial Design Linz, from 1990 to 1995, where he later taught from 2002 to 2005. In 1997 Feichtner founded his own design studio and initially designed sports equipment and industrial goods. Starting in 2005, he increasingly began to design products for Austrian fabricators and traditional crafters, along with experimental individual pieces for exhibitions. Between 2001 and 2009, he was a partner in a visual communications agency in Linz and Vienna. His son Ferdinand was born in 2008. Feichter has been a professor of product design at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design (de) in Kiel, Germany, since 2009. With his wife Simone Feichtner, he lives and works in Vienna, Austria.
Once Upon a Chair, Design Beyond the Icon. By Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, Andrej Kupetz, Shonquis Moreno. 2009, Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin, New York. ISBN 978-3-89955-256-0.
Glanz und Verderben. By Vitus Weh, Tulga Beyerle, Brigitte Felderer, Angelika Höckner, Gerald Moser, Susanne Jäger, Christian Lerch, Ingrid Loschek, Wolfgang Pauser, Thomas Trummer, Vitus Weh, und andere. 2009 Verlag Folio Wien/Bozen. ISBN 978-3-85256-479-1.
Desire The Shape of Things to Come. By R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, A. Kupetz, S. Moreno, A. Mollard. 2008, Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin, New York, ISBN 978-3-89955-218-8.
The Independent Design Guide, Innovative Products from the New Generation. By Laura Houseley, 2009. Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, UK. ISBN 978-0-500-51457-3.
Examples of Austrian Design. By Thomas Redl, Andreas Thaler, 2000 Löcker Verlag, Vienna. ISBN 3-85409-346-2.
^Thomas Feichtner, Edge to Edge, Hrsg. Peter Noever, Shonquis Moreno, Lilli Hollein, Bernhard E. Bürdek, Michael Hausenblas. 2010, MAK – Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst, Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel-Boston-Berlin. ISBN 978-3-0346-0342-3