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 13.

  • 18:00

MARCEL WANDERS

Lecture: LUXURY AS TIMELESS VALUE

Venue
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Kupola Lounge
Address
1051 Budapest, Erzsébet tér 9.
Talk
13 October, 18:00
Registration (max. 70 guests)
SOLD OUT
Other information
Lecture in English.
Links
Web
Facebook

Marcel Wanders’, the Dutch star designer’s work is admired all around the world. His style is characterized by uniqueness, fearless creativity and rethinking of classic forms. In his lecture, he will discuss the values of luxury design and guests can also get an insight into his first project in Budapest.

October 13.

  • 14:00

JÓZSEF VADAS: CAPTURED BY THE WIND OF TRAIN

Book launch

Venue
Bálna Budapest, (0.305 room, downstairs)
Address
1093 Budapest, Fővám Sq. 11-12.
Book Launch
13 October, 14:00
Links
Web

Awardee of the Noémi Ferenczy prize and the industrial design award on multiple occasions, Tibor Szentpéteri is one of the most significant Hungarian industrial designers on the international scene. He is seventy five years old, and has spent five decades in his field. The book presenting his works will be published to mark this double anniversary, containing nearly two hundred photos and design drawings, as well as a rich selection of his writings.


October 8-15.

40x40

An exhibition of 40 A’Design Award winner projects from 40 countries

Venue
Budapest Projekt Galéria
Address
1053 Kossuth Lajos Str.16.
Open
8-31 October, Tue-Sun 14:00-20:00
Opening
8 October, 19:00
Guided tours
13 and 27 October, 18:00
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

40x40 is an exhibition that collects the projects of leading international designers who won A’Design Award this year. The exhibition presents 40 designers’ winner works from 40 countries. All of the Hungarian winners are also exhibited to highlight their success.

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 13-15.

Common Ground Exhibition

Helpful design in high quality

Venue
MAXCity Lakberendezési Áruház
Address
2045 Törökbálint, Tópark Str. 1/a.
ground floor, 027/A
Open
13–15 October, Fri-Sat 10:00-20:00, Sun 10:00-19:00
Opening
13 October, 19:00
Roundtable
14 October, 16:00
Links
Web
Facebook

Common Ground is an inclusive design exhibition. The featured brands have one thing in common: they all work towards a better, more equal and integral world through design. Either they involve disabled labour, they create jobs for marginalized communities, or they contemplate on rare conditions through design, the outcome is a collection of high-quality and beautiful objects.

October 6, 11, 13.

  • 18:00-20:00

FABLAB

OPEN STUDIO

Address
1067 Eötvös Str. 29.
Date, Studio visit
6, 11 and 13 October, 18:00-20:00
Fabatka workshop
7 October, 10:00-14:00
AB concrete design event
14 October, 10:00-14:00
Registration
hello@fablabbudapest.com
Participants
max. 8 guests by occasion
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

The open innovation workshop FabLab Budapest is a library of manufacturing technologies, where you can find a woodshop next to 3D printers, CNC machines and laser cutters. During the week you can learn more about the services of the lab where AB concrete design and Fabatka brands will be introduced.

October 6, 13, 14.

  • 16:00

From Manufacture to Startups - Enterprise challenges now and then

guided tour and discussion

Venue
Goldberger Textilipari Gyűjtemény
Address
1036 Budapest, Lajos Str. 136-138.
Guided tour and discussion
6 October, 16:00
Recycling by Goldberger - Creatice workshop
14 October, 11:00 - 14:00
Information
Registration required: programok@obudaimuzeum.hu​
Guided tour on blue dyeing
13 October, 16:00 - 17:30
Links
Web

The Collection awaits visitors with multiple programmes: in their guided tour and discussion, a parallel is drawn between the 200-year history of Goldberger factory and the present, focusing on marketing and communication between the two world wars, and on what is necessary to launch a successful contemporary design enterprise. There will be a guided tour on blue dyeing, along with a related workshop.

Registration (max. 40 guests): programok@obudaimuzeum.hu

All the programs are held entirely in Hungarian.

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 6, 13, 14.

Hungarian reality: blue-white traditions in urban culture

exhibition, fashion show, workshop

Venue
FIAN Koncept store
Address
1014 Budapest, Fortuna Str. 18.
(entrance from Fian Koncept)
Open
6-14 October, daily 10:00-18:00
Opening
6 October, 18:00
Piroshka Fashion Show
13 October, 18:00
Embroidery and discussion
14 October, 10:00-18:00
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Our haritage of motifs and traditional objects are create an illusion of constancy. The duality of fast-slow, unique-serial has been presented sice the Industrial Revolution. Design can consciously use this duality by simultaneously displaying rural and urban style. Plates, dresses, embroidered wallprotectors. Everything in blue and white. Collaborators of the program: Csilla Szilágyi, Zsuzsa Boldizsár, Eszter Ágnes Szabó, Anna Hegedűs– Piroshka.

October 6-15.

Hygge at Mono Art & Design

pop up coffee shop and brunch

Venue
MONO art & design store
Address
1053 Kossuth Lajos Str. 12.
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Fri 11:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-20:00, Sun 11:00-18:00
Brunch
8 October, 10:00
Participants
max. 50 guests
Participation fee
4.500 Ft/guest
Registration
monodesignstore@gmail.com
Links
Facebook
Instagram

They say that one should not translate hygge but feel it. Drop by at MONO art&design and indulge yourself in the Danish cuisine á la Szimply. On the occasion of the Design Week the shop also teamed up with Kontakt for a pop-up café, where baristas will be brewing Danish coffee La Cabra, which you can also purchase on the spot.

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