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.
Within the framework of a series connected to the 12.madeinhungary+5.MeeD Design Without Borders exhibition, this exhibition presents works by Signe Hytte and Kristina Kjær, two Danish designers, Daniella Kóos, this year’s Design Without Borders prize-winner, interior designer Zsófia Kókai, and textile designer Zsófia Zámori. Opening speech will be delivered by Zsófia Csomay architect.
Denmark is always at the top of international rankings regarding freedom, prosperity, social security, trust, working conditions, democracy, work-life-balance, civil society, urban design, sustainability. But why are some societies happier than others? The Happy Danes exhibition, made by the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, presents the answer to the question. A lecture by Michael Birkjær, analyst of the Happiness Research Institute, Copenhagen will also take place at the opening.
The exhibition draws attention to the importance of good quality and interactive design in the development of children's creative abilities. All exhibited objects are created by young Estonian designers. The selection covers the fields of play, learning, dressing up, and touches on the field of social design.
The programme aims at presenting sustainable design through the works of contemporary Hungarian designers. The exhibiting designers focus on industrial design, while the discussions and workshops call attention to sustainability in fashion. In contributin wiht Rebelmedia.
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.
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An exhibition presenting the project launched by textile designer Szilvia Szigeti, which enabled 16 textile designers and 4 manufacturers. Guest exhibitor: Linda Svensson Edevint (SE).The professionals'day will include presentations, and participants will be joined by Christina Leitner the artistic director of Textile Kultur Haslach, one of the most important textile centre of Europe. For more info see the website.
How did yacht pyjamas make it into the wardrobe of the women of Pest? What was the favourite outfit of Flóra Dessewffy, a revue dancer who also had shows in Shanghai? How was Van Cleef & Arpels inspired by the Chinese coolie hat? Walking tour with the curator of the exhibition entitled Sanghay – Shanghai: Parallel Diversities Between East and West and dress historian Csilla Kollár. The guided tour will be complemented by a jewellery-making workshop, a must for the lovers of Art Deco.
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