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 12.

  • 14:00
  • 14:30-18:00

PARADIGM SHIFT: CREATIVE INDUSTRY - DIGITISATION

Conference

Venue
BÁLNA Budapest (0.305 room)
Address
1093 Budapest, Fővám Sq. 11-12.
Workshop and symposium
12 October
Registration
14:00
Talk
14:30-18:00
Registration (max. 100 guests)
mfti@hipo.gov.hu
Links
Web

The term “Industry 4.0” refers to the currently unfolding fourth industrial revolution, which entails the full automation and intelligent control of the entire manufacturing process, i.e., the undoubtedly universal global phenomenon of living in an intersection between the physical and a virtual world. All of these increasingly closely rely on the new modules of global innovation. Supplier value chains, which previously tended to move along “fixed” tracks, take on additional dimensions, while R&D activities, which followed a unilaterally closed course of innovation, suddenly take a more open form, thus facilitating and urging the mechanisms of the sharing economy to inch their ways into the development of certain technological innovations. This takeover facilitates technological platform-based networks to emerge and grow vigorously, creating an advantageous opportunity for new innovative enterprises to enter the scene through successful marketing opportunities for their technical innovations. Having recognised this, the Ministry of National Economy, in cooperation with the National Technological Platform Industry 4.0 established by it, is working on a development strategy for the national economy, with a possibility of added emphasis on the creative industry.

What do all these imply for the creative industry?

Good examples and lessons learnt, points of  connection for the creative industry - topics to be analysed by experts at the closed workshop, and presented at the plenary session to be held in the afternoon. Outlining a number of pilot projects and good practices, the invited experts and the roundtable invitees explore the potential future strategies for the creative industry.

Organised by the Hungarian Design Council

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 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 10, 12.

  • 18:30-20:30

BORD ARCHITECTURAL STUDIO

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
BORD Architectural Studio
Address
1068 Budapest, Felső erdősor 3.
(3rd floor, doorbell 22)
Date
10 and 12 October, 18:30-20:30
Participants
max. 15 guests
Registration
designhet@bordstudio.hu
Links
Web
Facebook

How do busy working days pass in an architecture office? BORD Architectural Studio team members will share it with you. What is more, some inside information will also be revealed: office founder Péter Bordás tells about completed projects that have remained hidden from public view so far – and more well-known works will also be addressed, such as Nagyerdei Stadion or Korda Filmpark.

October 12, 14.

Business Design - Design challenges in large enterprises

roundtable discussion & workshop

Roundtable discussion
12 October, 18:30-20:30
Roundtable discussion venue
Mosaik (1136 Budapest, Pannónia Rd. 32.)
Workshop
14 October, 14:00-18:00
Workshop venue
Padlás Workshop
Workshop registration
zspolgar@telenor.hu
Workshop participants
max. 18 guests
Links
Facebook

In the course of the moderated debate, representatives invited from both the design and the business scene will talk about the challenges they face when applying design to the business area. 
At the creative workshop, participants will design solutions for the most critical issues by using rapid idea generation tools.

October 10-13.

  • 14:00

Clever things with Mito

4-day product design workshop

Venue
Mito
Address
1051 Budapest, Nádor Str. 23.
doorbell: Mito
Workshops
10-13 October, 14:00-18:00
Information
Registration required: www.mito.hu/designhet​
Links
Web
Facebook

Mito presents how a digital agency works in 2017. During their four-day workshop, participants can get a glimpse into the working process of a developer, a UX designer, a graphic designer and a creative expert – while working in a team with others on a demo project. 

Registration: www.mito.hu/designhet

Participation fee: 4000 Forint / 4 day workshop


October 6-14.

CLIQUE days

workshops and fashion shows

Venue
Clique Design Studio
Address
1082 Baross Str. 47.
(2nd floor, door 7, doorbell 17)
How Mandragore Design shoes are made
11 October, 18:00-20:00
Challenges in marketing regarding designer brands
6 October, 18:00-19:00
“Don’t be a afraid of being unique” - The mystery of wedding dress designing
13 October, 18:00-20:00
Late night shopping & fashion show
14 October, 19:00-22:00
Discourse of sustainable fashion
CANCELLED
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Fri 16:00-20:00, Sat 12:00-16:00
Links
Facebook
Instagram

Clique operates as a classic showroom, but it is way more than that: Clique is a co-operation of creative brands and designers who provide wide range of unique products and services to the audience – such as special offers during Design Week, workshops and fashion shows. Details: facebook.com/cliquebudapest

October 6-15.

  • 18:00

Come closer!

creative workshops

Venue
MadeByYou Budapest
Address
1053 Királyi Pál Str. 11.
Workshops
6–15 October, every night 18:00
Open
Mon-Fri 13:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00
Participants
max. 12 guests
Registration
info@madebyyou.hu
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

No further hesitation, try it now! Meet 6 artists and 6 techniques in MadeByYou during Design Week. Experience the creative joy, create your own object with the same materials and techniques our invited artists use day by day. Come and START creation! More details on website.

October 9-13.

  • 9:00-18:00

CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE CENTRE

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
Contemporary Architecture Centre
Address
1111 Bartók Béla Rd. 10-12.
Date
9-13 October, 9:00-18:00
Participants
seats are limited (upload in the sequence of application)
Registration for free community office places
helyszin@kek.org (please apply till 10 October)
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

An open week in KÉK: meet the teams of the co-working office, including Nanavízió and Batlab architectural studios, orbrowse the pop-up bookshops of Lars Müller publishing house. During the week, you will have an opportunity to try the feeling of working inthe KÉK co-working office, and further exciting programmes will await you in the evenings.

October 6-13.

Contemporary design in KUBIK

Exhibition, film club, workshops

Venue
KUBIK coworking
Address
1137 Budapest, Jászai Mari Sq. 5-6.
Opening
10 October, 18:30
Open
6-13 October, Mon-Fri 9:00 - 18:00
Movie Night
9 October, 18:30
Workshop
12 October, 16:00 - 20:00
Information
Registration required: events@kubik.hu
Links
Facebook

This year, too, KUBIK community office is offering special events for the visitors. There will be an exposition of pieces by contemporary designers, organised by mutargy.com, a movie night, and interesting workshops.

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