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, 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 6-14.

Communicative beginnings

Fashion show and exhibition

Venue
Francia Intézet (Galerie 17)
Address
1011 Budapest, Fő Str. 17.
Open
6–14 October, Mon-Fri 8:00-22:00, Sat 8:00-17:00
Opening & Fashion show
12 October, 18:00
Links
Facebook

Ergonomic design and environmentally conscious approach are in focus of the exhibition and fashion show by the students of Industrial Product Design Engineering at Óbuda University. Function, form and technology are in the center of communicative beginnings. Two events, several topics and inspiring solutions!

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 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.

Live the Danish design way!

Exhibition

Venue
Solinfo Showroom
Address
1077 Budapest, Wesselényi Str. 8.
Open
6–13 October, Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00
Links
Web
Facebook

Get to know the characteristic furnitures of the premium Danish design brands, like HAY, &tradition, Normann Copenhagen, Montana, Gubi or the House Doctor. The modern and trendsetting, nevertheless everyday functional skandinavian pieces will give you a special treat in the interior created at the Solinfo Atelier. Experience the atmosphere of a danish home and check their selection of the well known manufacturers!

October 6-15.

Menu – modernism reimagined

Pop up showroom

Venue
VITRIN Showroom
Address
1111 Budapest, Bartók Béla Rd. 20.
Presentation
9 October, 19:00
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Fri 12:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-18:00

VITRIN aims to educate and inspire its design-conscious audience. As part of their pop up showroom, Menu – the ambassador of Danish design – has been invited to be their kind guest. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase Menu’s design collections and also to learn about their interpretation of Modernism based on simple and classical designs.

 

October 12-14.

Millennials Go Minimal

Meonin showroom opening and exhibition

Venue
MEONIN Showroom
Address
1064 Izabella Str. 78.
Open
13–14 October, 14:00-20:00
Opening
12 October, 19:30
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED.


Meonin explores the relationship between human and furniture, by understanding everyday tasks. At the event on Thursday, the brand will open its new showroom for the first time, where the thematic furniture exhibit is completed with Nedill food design installation. At the exhibition visitors have the chance to get to know the collection and philosophy of Meonin.

October 7-14.

  • 17:00

MÖBELKUNST x ARNE JACOBSEN

Exhibition

Venue
Möbelkunst
Address
1102 Budapest, Hölgy u. 42.
Exhibition
7–14. October
Opening
7 October, 17:00
Open
Mon-Fri: 10-18, Sat: 10-16
Links
Web
Facebook

Why was Arne Jacobsen so innovative? How did he establish minimalist Danish design? The showroom holds a unique collection of mid-century modern items and this year is introducing the iconic designer through his most notable furniture. 

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