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 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 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 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

October 7, 8, 14, 15.

IAMART Cement Tile Manufacturer

OPEN STUDIO

Venue
iamart Cement Tile Manufacturer
Address
1211 Varrógépgyár Str. 5.
Studio visit
7 and 14 October, 10:00-11:00
Workshop
7-8 and 14-15 October, 10:00-14:00
Registration for studio visit and workshop
designhet@iamart.hu
Participants
max. 20 guests (studio visit), max. 4 guests by occasion (workshop)
Participation fee for workshops
5.000 Ft/guest
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

A new generation start-up enterprise, iamart Hungarian Cement Tile Manufacture offers a quick look into the knacks of manufacturing unique mosaic tiles and terrazzo. On your visit to the factory, you can glance at the everyday life of the busy manufacture, while at workshops you can design and craft your own individual cement tile.

October 6-15.

Menu – modernism reimagined

Pop up showroom

Venue
VITRIN Showroom
Address
1111 Budapest, Bartók Béla Rd. 20.
Presentation
9 October, 19:00
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Fri 12:00-21:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-18:00

VITRIN aims to educate and inspire its design-conscious audience. As part of their pop up showroom, Menu – the ambassador of Danish design – has been invited to be their kind guest. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase Menu’s design collections and also to learn about their interpretation of Modernism based on simple and classical designs.

 

October 7, 8.

Noha Ceramic School

Design in gastronomy

Venue
Noha Studio
Address
1137 Budapest, Pozsonyi Rd. 12.
entrance from the courtyard
Open
7–8 October, daily 10:00-19:00
Plate making workshop
7 October, 10:00-13:00
Interkerám Kft.'s product display
7 October, 14:00-16:00
Roundtable discussion
7 October, 17:00-19:00
Cutlery, mug, and other tableware workshop
8 October, 10.00-13.00
Budapest Kerámia kft's product display
8 October, 14:00-16:00
Information
Registration required: nati.nemes@gmail.com​
Links
Web

Noha Studio is organising a workshop, exhibition, fair and roundtable discussion based on the topics of gastronomy and design. During this weekend, visitors can get an insight of the expectations in contemporary gastronomy, different techniques, materials, recent glazes and the educational program of the studio. Details on the website!

October 7-15.

Playful Interactions

Exhibition, workshop, presentation

Venue
Deák17 Galéria
Address
1052 Budapest, Deák Ferenc Str. 17.
Open
7 October–11 November , Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-15:00
Opening
7 October, 15:00
Kristi Kuusk presentation
7 October, 15:30
FELTIVE toy presentation
7 October, 15:30
FELTIVE workshop for kids- Estonian Institute
8 October, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
Kristi Kuusk: Textile Futures – presentation - Trafó Coffeee House
8 October, 18:00
Information
Registration reguired: budapest@estinst.ee

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.

October 6-15.

Szimultán17

Kiállítás és workshopok

Venue
Szimultán Művészeti Iskola
Address
1023 Budapest, Bécsi Rd. 15.
doorbell: Design Hét Budapest
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Sat 10-18
Information
Registration required: szimultan.hu/kapcsolat
Links
Web

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. 

Fees and details: szimultan.hu/workshop

Registration (max. 10 guests by workshop): szimultan.hu/kapcsolat 

Please specify which event you are interested in!

October 7.

  • 11:00

The spirit of the Danish homes

Brunch and chatting with Eva Solo

Venue
Mobili Mania
Address
1132 Budapest, Victor Hugo Str. 45.
Brunch and chatting with Eva Solo
7 October, 11:00
Information
Registration required: sold out
Links
Web
Facebook

What makes the Danish homes so charming? What is the importance of the accessories in a home? How could we create harmony with them? The shop invites you for a brunch & a chat about the connection between hygge and Danish design.

Registration (max. 40 guests): SOLD OUT!

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