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 10-15.

AR TOURS

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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 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 7, 14.

  • 10:00, 12:00

HARD BODY HANG GYM

DESIGN TOUR

Venue
Goldmann György tér
Address
1117 Goldmann György Sq.
Date
7 October 10:00 and 12:00, 14 October 10:00 and 12:00
Registration
info@hardbodyhang.com
Participants
max. 15 guests by occasion
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

Developed in Hungary, HBH sports equipment is manufactured using special technology, and is suited for use outdoors and indoors alike. Because the basic elements can be combined in any way users choose, any size of area can be furnished with it; outdoor training parks also have a community building function. HBH has won a special prize of the Hungarian Design Award, and is used in numerous sports parks all around the world. Its creators now hold a unique demonstration and training session –  to those who are quick enough to apply.

October 14.

  • 11:00

Hari

design brunch

Venue
HADIK
Address
1111 Bartók Béla Rd. 36.
Date
14 October, 11:00
Participation fee
5.800 Ft/guest
Participants
max. 30 guests
Registration
haribrunch@gmail.com
Links
Facebook

HARI brunch is an event that unites gastronomy and contemporary design. While the artist-inspired meals and Anna Kocsis’s special desserts are being served, guests will get to know the designers: photographer Éva Szombat and textile designer Zsófia Endlein. The topic of the brunch is artistic kitsch. Participation fee: 5800 Ft / guest.

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 6-15.

Hygge at Mono Art & Design

pop up coffee shop and brunch

Venue
MONO art & design store
Address
1053 Kossuth Lajos Str. 12.
Open
6–15 October, Mon-Fri 11:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-20:00, Sun 11:00-18:00
Brunch
8 October, 10:00
Participants
max. 50 guests
Participation fee
4.500 Ft/guest
Registration
monodesignstore@gmail.com
Links
Facebook
Instagram

They say that one should not translate hygge but feel it. Drop by at MONO art&design and indulge yourself in the Danish cuisine á la Szimply. On the occasion of the Design Week the shop also teamed up with Kontakt for a pop-up café, where baristas will be brewing Danish coffee La Cabra, which you can also purchase on the spot.

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 12-14.

Millennials Go Minimal

Meonin showroom opening and exhibition

Venue
MEONIN Showroom
Address
1064 Izabella Str. 78.
Open
13–14 October, 14:00-20:00
Opening
12 October, 19:30
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED.


Meonin explores the relationship between human and furniture, by understanding everyday tasks. At the event on Thursday, the brand will open its new showroom for the first time, where the thematic furniture exhibit is completed with Nedill food design installation. At the exhibition visitors have the chance to get to know the collection and philosophy of Meonin.

October 12-14.

Starting Point

Exhibition, presentation, discussion

Venue
METU Campus
Address
1077 Budapest, Rózsa Str. 4-6.
entrance from Hutyra F. street
Open
12–14 October, 12:00-18:00
Opening
12 October, 18:00
Links
Web

The program offered by METU aims to call attention to the everyday humanity and the creative spirit of mindful presence which underpins hygge, the Danish art of living well. Student works, lecture and open discussion, board games and music, nice food and drinks are waiting for those who join them. Opening speech will be held by András Nagy, associate professor, writer, esthete.

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