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 10.

  • 10:00

E2O COMPETITION OF ERGONOMICS IDEAS

Award ceremony

Award
10 October, 10:00

The awards of E2O Competition of Ergonomics Ideas 2017 will be conferred in Sopron and Budapest as part of Budapest Design Week. The competition launched by the Hungarian Ergonomics Society annually recognises students’ product concepts that make our everyday lives easier, more convenient, safer and more efficient, while also helping preserve our health. The event is open to the public.

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 10.

  • 19:00

Bolia – a new scandinavian design brand in town

Design loft & dj party

Venue
Innoconcept, Óbudai Harisnyagyár
Address
1033 Budapest, Bogdáni Rd. 1.
Design loft & dj party
10 October, 19:00
Open
Tue-Fri: 10-18, Sat: 10-14
Information
Registration required: goo.gl/forms/qTkOL1tmPRc8AwRI3
Links
Web
Facebook

They can’t promise you the smell of sea, rain or freshly tapped Tuborg, but they can show you the new couches, chairs, tables and design accessories representing the new Scandinavian design – Budapest’s new design store welcomes you into the world of the Danish company, Bolia. Hygge, the Danish feeling of coziness willmove into the Budapest Stocking Factory, home of the new Innoconcept showroom.

Registration (max. 50 guests): https://goo.gl/forms/qTkOL1tmPRc8AwRI3

Event: https://www.facebook.com/event...

October 10.

Danish Design Day

Scandinavians in Europa Design

Venue
Europa Design
Address
1025 Budapest, Törökvész Rd. 71-73.
Presentations and breakfast
10 October, 9:30
Presentations (second tour)
10 October, 16:30
Information
Registration required: europadesign.hu ​​
Links
Facebook
Instagram

Denmark is definitely the most design conscious country in the world. Design is obvious and everywhere. Now you don’t have to travel to meet the most prestigious Danish manufacturers – meet brands like Engelbrechts and Dencon at this event.

Registration (max. 100 guests by event): europadesign.hu

October 10.

  • 18:00

Danish design then and now

Introducing &tradition

Venue
Mobili Mania
Address
1132 Budapest, Victor Hugo Str. 45.
Introducing &tradition
10 October. 18:00
Open
6-17 October, Mon-Fri: 10-18
Information
Registration required: info@mobilimania.hu​
Links
Web

What makes the Danish design timeless? What is the secret of the classic Danish designers? What makes their works so compelling even today? How could be their works in harmony with the contemporary products? We will get a few answers from this presentation that presents the brand &tradition.

Registration (max. 100 guests): info@mobilimania.hu

October 10.

DESIGN DENMARK

Exhibition and talks

Venue
Artus Studio
Address
1117 Budapest, Sztregova Str. 7.
Talks
10 October, 10:00
Open
7 October – 5 November, Tue-Sun 12:00-18:00
Links
Web

Danish Design Award is the highest recognition to be earned by designers, manufacturers, products or services in Denmark. The prize is awarded jointly by Design Denmark and Danish Design Centre, putting into the limelight the solutions that did the most for society each year. The exhibition presents the finalists and winners of the Danish Design Award in 18 categories through tableaux and detailed descriptions, offering a comprehensive review of the latest achievements of Danish design.

CANCELED: The exhibition will be complemented by two talks, where Design Denmark and its activities will be presented by Mr. Heinrik Weiglin, CEO of Design Denmark, and Ms. Pil Bredahl, leading designer of the institution.

October 10-15.

DESIGN WITHOUT BORDERS

An exhibition of works by Danish and Hungarian Designers

Venue
Eventuell Gallery
Address
1056 Nyáry Pál Str. 7.
Open
10 October - 9 November, Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 10:30-14:00
Opening and presentations
10 October, 17:00
Links
Web
Facebook

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.

October 5-14.

H6

contemporary jewelry exhibition

Venue
FUGA Budapest Center of Architecture
Address
1052 Petőfi Sándor Str. 5.
Open
5–14 October, Mon 13:00-21:00, Wed-Fri 13:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 11:00--21:00 (Tuesday closed)
Opening & performance
5 October, 19:00
Finissage & performance
14 October, 20:00
Links
Facebook

H6 is group of six young jewelry designers. Six different relationships with jewelry, six different ways of thinking. One of them re-imagines the concept of jewelry with light, dance and space. Some of them give new meaning to how jewelry is worn by finding alternative uses for materials. Some are able to demonstrate the echelons of society with one jewelry collection. Their works differ but their common goal is to tell a story with jewelry. Be part of their story!

Designers: Anna Börcsök, Veronika Fazekas, Fruzsi Fekete, Kinga Horányi, Zsófia Neuzer, Nóra Tengely

October 3-15.

HAPPY DANES

EXHIBITION

Venue
Premier Kultcafé
Address
1085 Budapest, Ülloi Str. 2-4. / Baross Str. 1.
Opening
3 October, 18:30
Open
3–31 October, Mon-Sat 7:30-22:00, Sun 9:00-16:00
Links
Web

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.


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

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