October 7-15.

START – ELEMENTAL DESIGN

OPENING EXHIBITION

Venue
Artus Studio
Address
1117 Budapest, Sztregova Str. 7.
Open
7 October – 5 November, Tue-Sun 12:00-18:00
Links
Web

In line with this year’s slogan, the opening exhibition of Budapest Design Week is primarily intended to offer an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises launched after the regime change to introduce themselves. The majority of the presented projects involve products already manufactured or easily suited for serial production with little further development; moreover, some exciting experimental concepts are also flashed to evoke thoughts in visitors.

The projects curated for the exhibition were inspired by the rich mineral resources, diverse flora, rivers and excellent mineral waters, as well as the mineral-rich soil that sustains industrial crop growth in the Carpathian Basin – this being the starting point (or the start line, if you like), which is available to anyone, and which is a unique and unmistakeable feature in Hungary. The exhibition presents artworks that, even if implicitly, direct attention to the values of natural resources, through their use of material and the symbolism of working it: putting sustainability into the focus, they wish to use the means of design to raise users’ awareness of the value of natural resources around us, as well as their own responsibility as designers and consumers in preserving and passing them on.

Expert: Andor Wesselényi-Garay
Curator: Hungarian Design Council / Budapest Design Week project team

October 6-15.

HUNGARIAN DESIGN AWARD AND DESIGN MANAGEMENT AWARD 2017

AWARD CEREMONY AND EXHIBITION

Venue
Artus Studio
Address
1116 Budapest, Sztregova Str. 7.
Open
6 October, 17:00
Exhibition
7 October – 5 November, daily 12:00-18:00 (closed: 16, 23, 30 October)
Links
Web
Facebook

HUNGARIAN DESIGN AWARD 2017

Following a tradition, an award ceremony will be held also this year to present the best of last year in the Hungarian design scene. The grant that has represented the most prestigious recognition in the profession for almost 40 years, along with the annual award announced by the Minister of National Economy, primarily aims to call market actors’ attention to the competitive potential offered by the creative industry, and to present the outstanding achievements of national innovation to a broader audience. As the notion of design keeps changing and is gathers complexity, the event offers a comprehensive overview of the trends representing the present and projecting the future of the design scene. Similarly to the previous years, the panel awarded products that represent a high added design value, are innovative, competitive, and meet international expectations, in addition to becoming an indispensable part of our everyday environment.

 

DESIGN MANAGEMENT AWARD 2017

The strategic application of design today is proved to increase competitiveness and is regarded by market actors as a profitable investment. The Hungarian Design Council founded the Design Management Award as a means to recognise the organisations that set an example by using the inventory of design and design-minded thinking, which has become an integral part of their operations also at the level of decision-making processes. This recognition may motivate organisations and institutions by showcasing good practices, while offering an exciting glimpse into the secrets of corporate success to those interested. In addition to the four awarded companies, four other organisations that have received certificates of recognition are also presented at the exhibition.


Admission to the award ceremony: on presentation of an invitation.
Organised by the Hungarian Design Award

October 10.

INVESTPLACC

where your investor will find you

Venue
Museum of Applied Art, Grand hall
Address
1091 Budapest, Üllői Rd. 33-37.
Opening
10 October, 9:20-16:00
Registration
Please register until 3 October 2017 at www.eventbrite.com/e/investplacc-ahol-rad-talal-a-befekteto-tickets-37808763028
B2B registration
kommunikacio@djnkft.hu
Registration at the venue
9:20-9:40
Links
Web

You have thought up a brilliant idea but lack funding? You have started off from your own resources, and want to proceed? Are you looking for a second-stage investor? Attend our event where you can meet investors and obtain capital for your startup project, or even for developing your brand that has been on the market for years. Our forum will provide answers to which fields startups need to develop in, why focusing is a crucial, what potentials foreign market validation holds, and you may also learn the way to succeed through examples of successful investments. At the end of the day, you will be provided an opportunity to consult investors, business angels and consultants in person, subject to prior registration.

The event is organised by Digitális Jólét Nonprofit Kft. in cooperation with Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

October 5, 10, 12.

Events by the Budapest Enterprise Agency

Meetups, Workshops, SME Development Forum

Venue
Bálna Budapest
Address
1093 Budapest, Fővám tér 11-12.
I. emelet / 107.
Design and Innovation / Startup Budapest Meetup
5 October 16:00
How to use your creativity in the management of your enterprise? / BEA Smart workshop with Zsuzsi Panyi artist and glass designer
10 October 16:00
Creative industry enterprises in Budapest / Budapest SME Development Forum
12 October 10:00
Infromation
Registration required: bvk.hu/rovat/hirek/esemenyek
Links
Web

The programs of the Budapest Enterprise Agency focus on the stratups and enterprise development.

October 10.

  • 10:00

E2O COMPETITION OF ERGONOMICS IDEAS

Award ceremony

Award
10 October, 10:00

The awards of E2O Competition of Ergonomics Ideas 2017 will be conferred in Sopron and Budapest as part of Budapest Design Week. The competition launched by the Hungarian Ergonomics Society annually recognises students’ product concepts that make our everyday lives easier, more convenient, safer and more efficient, while also helping preserve our health. The event is open to the public.

October 5-15.

Design Week Győr

For the very first time, Gyor joins the growing list of Hungarian cities that celebrates design.

Studio visits, exhibitions, talks – and many more!


October 5-15.

Autistic Art x Müskinn

Pop up store and exhibition

Venue
Typo Bar & Showroom
Address
1085 Stáhly Str. 14.
Open
5–15 October, daily 12:00-19:00
Opening
5 October, 19:00
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

What happens if socially sensitive designers meet autism? The conceptual bag collection from Autistic Art and Müskinn cooperation has been inspired by the everyday life of people living with autism in their specific homes, and their special systems. The collection is being presented in an exhibition and a pop up store.

October 5-15.

FINN+DESIGN+POP-UP STORE

exhibition, fair and installations

Venue
Bartok Bela Boulevard
Address
1111 Bartók Béla Rd. 33.
Open
22 September - 15 October
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Cool finnish designers will show their products and artworks at Bartók Béla Boulevard – study or buy them in this pop-up store. Gallerys and shops at Bartók Béla street will also create a special installation made of recycling designed things, in collaboration with great artists.

October 6-14.

  • 10:00-18:00

From designing to production

design fair and exhibition

Venue
Antonym Budapest
Address
1053 Irányi Str. 18.
Open
6–14 October, Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
Links
Facebook
Instagram

Located in the heart of the city, Antonym Budapest is a designer shop which offers high-quality designer pieces a for men and women, fashion items that are often only seen at fashion shows and at showrooms. Special discounts, surprises will also be available, while visitors may get a glimpse into how their products are made.

October 10, 12, 14.

Hababa for everyone!

fashion show and workshops

Venue
Hababa Designer Store and Gallery
Address
1052 Fehér Hajó Str. 8-10.
Open
6-15 October, Mon-Fri 10:00-21:00, Sat 11:00-19:00, Sun 11:00-18:00
Doodad workshop
10 October, 16:00-20:00
Fashion show
12 October, 19:00-20:00
Booklet workshop
14 October, 11:00-19:00
Information
Registration is not required
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Budapest’s newest alternative fashion store presents its novelties at a fashion show. During the week, workshops will also take place: you are welcome to participate at the booklet making session with Amient’s team or the doodad jewellery creation with the designer of Artkores.

October 7-15.

Heinrich Open Days

Workshops & more

Venue
Heinrich Alkotói Szint
Address
1085 Üllői Rd. 32.
Jewelry making in the world of geometric models
7 and 14 October, 10:00-18:00
Gymbag workshop
8–9, 12 and 15 October, 14:00-19:00
Silk-felt scarf workshop
9 and 11 October, 17:00-20:00
Textile experiments. What can be combined with wool?
9 October, 14:00-19:00
Heinrich Open Studios
14 October, 13:00-14:00, 16:00-17:00, 18:00-19:00
Pop-up minimal koncert
12 October, 20:00
Pop-up store
14 October, 12:00-21:00
Links
Web
Facebook

Heinrich Studios opens its doors once again for the public. Workshop participants may experience different techniques – traditional and new ones –, there will be a pop up store, open studios – and an exclusive concert. Details: Facebook.com/HEINRICH.alkotoiszint

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