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 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 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 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 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. 

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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