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
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
Why have companies attached increased importance to design thinking lately? What role could a designer play in the development of business solutions? What is service design, and in what fields can it be applied? The conference offers presentations and case studies to reveal the notion, theoretical background and areas of practical application of service design.
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.
Participation fee: 4000 Forint / 4 day workshop
’Summit meeting’ with panorama on the A38 Ship for innovation lover business executives and designers. Case studies and meetup session discussing design thinking as a key tool to business success!
Registration information: email@example.com
Details and registration: www.design2business.eventbrite.com
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EJTech is an art&tech lab who’s work focuses on the exploration of a new materiality, experimental interaction and techno-spiritualism. Cuatro Tiempos is an aesthetic analysis on the perception of time in 4 compositions. Kristi Kuusk’s presentation introduces new perspectives about textile futures. The event features an installation, presentation and an audiovisual performance. Details: designweek.hu (English-friendly event).
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.
Are you interested in UX? Do you have a great product idea but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re just curious about UX testing? Join this workshop to learn how to make prototypes rapidly, improve your wireframes based on feedback, and what you should pay attention to when running user tests.
Registration (max. 16 guests): firstname.lastname@example.org
Spend a day with the team of Hello Wood! In the morning, you will have an opportunity to find out about our education projects, from Buenos Aires to Tokaj. The afternoon is devoted to studio projects, where the team members tell about our highlighted works in the current year. The evening will be spent drinking wine spritzer and screening behind-the-scenes videos shot this year and in previous years. Details on website!
Kvint-R presents the world’s best industrial 3D printers: 3D Systems’ machines and technology. The short presentation will be followed by an open discussion about the possibilities of 3D printing. At the workshop, participants may try themselves how 3D printing works, by finishing the last step on their own – to make the bearing work.
The workshop of the Miskolc Autism Foundation releases its new product line and refreshed brand identity. The collection’s theme is gastronomy – items include kitchenware, small furniture and delicatessen. The collection will be presented by the face of the launch campaign: Zsófia Mautner, author of the popular blog Chili & Vanilia, combined of course with the tasting of the new products.
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