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 12.

  • 14:00
  • 14:30-18:00

PARADIGM SHIFT: CREATIVE INDUSTRY - DIGITISATION

Conference

Venue
BÁLNA Budapest (0.305 room)
Address
1093 Budapest, Fővám Sq. 11-12.
Workshop and symposium
12 October
Registration
14:00
Talk
14:30-18:00
Registration (max. 100 guests)
mfti@hipo.gov.hu
Links
Web

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

October 12, 14.

Business Design - Design challenges in large enterprises

roundtable discussion & workshop

Roundtable discussion
12 October, 18:30-20:30
Roundtable discussion venue
Mosaik (1136 Budapest, Pannónia Rd. 32.)
Workshop
14 October, 14:00-18:00
Workshop venue
Padlás Workshop
Workshop registration
zspolgar@telenor.hu
Workshop participants
max. 18 guests
Links
Facebook

In the course of the moderated debate, representatives invited from both the design and the business scene will talk about the challenges they face when applying design to the business area. 
At the creative workshop, participants will design solutions for the most critical issues by using rapid idea generation tools.

October 10-13.

  • 14:00

Clever things with Mito

4-day product design workshop

Venue
Mito
Address
1051 Budapest, Nádor Str. 23.
doorbell: Mito
Workshops
10-13 October, 14:00-18:00
Information
Registration required: www.mito.hu/designhet​
Links
Web
Facebook

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. 

Registration: www.mito.hu/designhet

Participation fee: 4000 Forint / 4 day workshop


October 6-15.

  • 18:00

Come closer!

creative workshops

Venue
MadeByYou Budapest
Address
1053 Királyi Pál Str. 11.
Workshops
6–15 October, every night 18:00
Open
Mon-Fri 13:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00
Participants
max. 12 guests
Registration
info@madebyyou.hu
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

No further hesitation, try it now! Meet 6 artists and 6 techniques in MadeByYou during Design Week. Experience the creative joy, create your own object with the same materials and techniques our invited artists use day by day. Come and START creation! More details on website.

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 6-13.

Contemporary design in KUBIK

Exhibition, film club, workshops

Venue
KUBIK coworking
Address
1137 Budapest, Jászai Mari Sq. 5-6.
Opening
10 October, 18:30
Open
6-13 October, Mon-Fri 9:00 - 18:00
Movie Night
9 October, 18:30
Workshop
12 October, 16:00 - 20:00
Information
Registration required: events@kubik.hu
Links
Facebook

This year, too, KUBIK community office is offering special events for the visitors. There will be an exposition of pieces by contemporary designers, organised by mutargy.com, a movie night, and interesting workshops.

October 9, 12.

  • 17:00-19:00

DOT FOR YOU

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
DOT base
Address
1072 Budapest, Klauzál Sq. 7.
Date
9 and 12 October, 17:00-19:00
Participants
max. 10 guests by occasion
Registration
designhet2017@dotforyou.hu
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Visual artist Erika Baglyas founded the brand DOT for You in 2015, featuring the design and crafting of unique notebooks as her main profile. What is addressed here: everything you always wanted to know about notebooks, embossing and piercing, but were afraid to ask.

October 8, 12.

Experimental Workshop 3.0

workshop and exhibition

Venue
1055 Budapest, Szalay u. 3.
Address
1055 Szalay u. 3.
Workshop
8 October, 10:00
Participants
max. 15 guests
Registration
hello@pontcolab.com
Opening
12 October, 19:00
Workshop participation fee
8.500 Ft/guest
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Budapest’s new design hotspot launches with a design swing creating workshop. The results of the workshop will be exhibited, and visitors are welcome to place there bids on the designer swings. 

October 5-15.

FINN+DESIGN+POP-UP STORE

exhibition, fair and installations

Venue
Bartok Bela Boulevard
Address
1111 Bartók Béla Rd. 33.
Open
22 September - 15 October
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Cool finnish designers will show their products and artworks at Bartók Béla Boulevard – study or buy them in this pop-up store. Gallerys and shops at Bartók Béla street will also create a special installation made of recycling designed things, in collaboration with great artists.

October 10, 12, 14.

Hababa for everyone!

fashion show and workshops

Venue
Hababa Designer Store and Gallery
Address
1052 Fehér Hajó Str. 8-10.
Open
6-15 October, Mon-Fri 10:00-21:00, Sat 11:00-19:00, Sun 11:00-18:00
Doodad workshop
10 October, 16:00-20:00
Fashion show
12 October, 19:00-20:00
Booklet workshop
14 October, 11:00-19:00
Information
Registration is not required
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Budapest’s newest alternative fashion store presents its novelties at a fashion show. During the week, workshops will also take place: you are welcome to participate at the booklet making session with Amient’s team or the doodad jewellery creation with the designer of Artkores.

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