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 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 8, 10, 13, 15.

CELLUX GROUP

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
Cellux Csoport
Address
1061 Liszt Ferenc Sq. 4.
2nd floor, doorbell: Cellux Csoport
Date, Studio visit
10 and 13 October, 15:00-19:00
Workshop for kids
8 October, 11:00-13:00
Tale therapy workshop
8 October, 14:00-17:00
Design Research presentation
15 October, 11:30-13:00
Service Design workshop
15 October, 14:00-17:00
Participants
max. 15 guests by occasion
Registration
celluxcsoport@gmail.com
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

The Cellux Group has pursued design, and has organised workshops ondesign methodology and creative sessions since 2006. During Budapest Design Week, little ones and adults visiting the studio may peek into the everyday work of the group, while the audience is welcome to participate in thematic programmes on two Sundays.

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 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 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

October 7, 8, 14, 15.

IAMART Cement Tile Manufacturer

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
iamart Cement Tile Manufacturer
Address
1211 Varrógépgyár Str. 5.
Studio visit
7 and 14 October, 10:00-11:00
Workshop
7-8 and 14-15 October, 10:00-14:00
Registration for studio visit and workshop
designhet@iamart.hu
Participants
max. 20 guests (studio visit), max. 4 guests by occasion (workshop)
Participation fee for workshops
5.000 Ft/guest
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

A new generation start-up enterprise, iamart Hungarian Cement Tile Manufacture offers a quick look into the knacks of manufacturing unique mosaic tiles and terrazzo. On your visit to the factory, you can glance at the everyday life of the busy manufacture, while at workshops you can design and craft your own individual cement tile.

October 13-15.

MD LIVE - ARE YOU IN?

Hungarian Design magazine shooting

Venue
PDSIGN STUDIO
Address
1085 Üllői Rd. 32.
(Heinrich Udvar, door XV.)
Open
13–15 October
Shooting
13 October, 14:00-20:00
Shooting
14 October, 11:00-18:00
Discussion
15 October, 11:00-18:00
Registration
not required
Links
Facebook
Instagram

How does the designer get on the cover? At the professional photoshoot of HUNGARIAN DESIGN not only can you meet the designers personally, but you can also experience the charm of their design pieces in settings composed exclusively for this occasion. What’s more: you can also be on the cover! Are you in?

October 7-15.

Playful Interactions

Exhibition, workshop, presentation

Venue
Deák17 Galéria
Address
1052 Budapest, Deák Ferenc Str. 17.
Open
7 October–11 November , Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-15:00
Opening
7 October, 15:00
Kristi Kuusk presentation
7 October, 15:30
FELTIVE toy presentation
7 October, 15:30
FELTIVE workshop for kids- Estonian Institute
8 October, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
Kristi Kuusk: Textile Futures – presentation - Trafó Coffeee House
8 October, 18:00
Information
Registration reguired: budapest@estinst.ee

The exhibition draws attention to the importance of good quality and interactive design in the development of children's creative abilities. All exhibited objects are created by young Estonian designers. The selection covers the fields of play, learning, dressing up, and touches on the field of social design.

October 10-15.

POLLINATE ceramic plate collection

exhibition and workshop by BAANTAL

Address
1091 Budapest, Üllői Rd. 69.
Open
10–17 October, Mon-Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-15:00
Exhibition venue
Szenecsár Galéria és Kreatív Műhely
Opening
10 October, 18:00
Workshop date
14 October, 10:30-14:00
Workshop venue
MadeByYou Budapest (1053 Budapest, Királyi Pál Str. 11.)
Workshop registration
info@madebyyou.hu
Participants
max. 10 guests
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Designer Balázs Antal (BAANTAL) created his handpainted ceramic plate collection based on flower patterns and pecularities of watercolor painting - mixing conscious and random elements in the process. His unique technique can be tested by anyone at his workshop (in Hungarian).

October 6-15.

Szimultán17

Kiállítás és workshopok

Venue
Szimultán Művészeti Iskola
Address
1023 Budapest, Bécsi Rd. 15.
doorbell: Design Hét Budapest
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Sat 10-18
Information
Registration required: szimultan.hu/kapcsolat
Links
Web

Szimultán Művészeti Iskola comes up as one of the most exciting private artistic institutions  in Hungary. Their exhibition focuses on their teachers’ works, while many different workshops allows insight into different design specializations. 

Fees and details: szimultan.hu/workshop

Registration (max. 10 guests by workshop): szimultan.hu/kapcsolat 

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