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 7-14.

ARtificial Hearts

Labrosse x AR – virtual graphics exhibition

Venue
Brody Studios
Address
1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty Str. 38.
Open
7–14 October, Mon-Thu 18:00-01:00, Fri-Sat 18:00- 03:00
Opening
7 October, 18:30
Closing Auction
14 October, 18:30
Links
Facebook

After appearing in Tate Modern in London, young French-Hungarian visual artist Dániel Labrosse returns to Budapest to present his new material using AR (augmented reality). He uses multiple techniques in his thematically connected colourful illustrations: painting, computer graphics and traditional animation are combined with augmented reality, in which he partners with Etentuk Udeme.

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 9, 11-13.

DekoRatio Design Akademy

Design for beginners and pros

Venue
DekoRatio Branding & Design Studio
Address
1077 Budapest, Rózsa Str. 36.
Date
9–13 October
Other information
Registration required: event@dekoratio.hu
Links
Web

DekoRatio launches its new Design Academy for the occasion of the Design Week, which is set to be continued all through the year. The series of presentations will be commenced with five opening events, which include city branding with Miklós Kiss, a presentation about design education at university, assessment of interested visitors’ works will be available, and even it will be revealed whether customers always choose the best version.

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 6, 13.

  • 15:00-18:00

Graphasel navigation

mass event identity design

Venue
Graphasel Design Studio
Address
1024 Káplár Str. 11-13.
(staircase C, 6.5 floor, door 22, doorbell 66)
Date
6 and 13 October, 15:00-19:00
Registration
rita@graphasel.com
Participants
max. 20 guests by occasion
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Graphasel is expecting an interested audience to its presentations. Their works are presented in their talks on the behind-the-scenes secrets of imaging mass events, as well as on building and event navigation systems through case studies, supping a drink in good mood.

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