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 8-15.

40x40

An exhibition of 40 A’Design Award winner projects from 40 countries

Venue
Budapest Projekt Galéria
Address
1053 Kossuth Lajos Str.16.
Open
8-31 October, Tue-Sun 14:00-20:00
Opening
8 October, 19:00
Guided tours
13 and 27 October, 18:00
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

40x40 is an exhibition that collects the projects of leading international designers who won A’Design Award this year. The exhibition presents 40 designers’ winner works from 40 countries. All of the Hungarian winners are also exhibited to highlight their success.

October 10-15.

AR TOURS

Meet augmented reality and walk with us in the intriguing design venues of Budapest!

1. Download layar app!

2. Scan this page and you can immediately see the tour times.

3. Activate online contents, and enjoy the design treasure that Budapest has to offer.

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 11.

  • 18:30

BØRGE MORGENSEN, DESIGNS FOR LIFE

A documentary

Venue
Hygge / BeoStore, Bálna Budapest
Address
1093 Budapest, Fővám Sq. 11-12.
Event
11 October, 18:30

The man behind the design classics. 2015 (58 minutes), in Danish, with English subtitles, director: Casper Høyberg.

October 11.

  • 17:00

Discussion techniques in design

workshop

Venue
MONO art & design
Address
1053 Budapest, Kossuth L. Str. 12.
Date
11 October, 17:00
Participants
max. 20 guests
Registration
designdonum001@gmail.com
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

In the creative business, a lot depends on communication. A bad answer or a misunderstanding may lead to the failure of the business or the entire enterprise. During the workshop, you can learn and try the basics of negotiating technics, adapted to the field of design.

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 11.

  • 18:00

Furniture is born

From the idea to the completed furniture

Venue
Bányai Bútorok Budapest Studio
Address
1036 Budapest, Pacsirtamező Str. 5.
Presentation
11 October, 18:00
Information
Registration required: pelleradrienn@bbmobel.com​​
Links
Web

The furniture industry has made enormous progress in the past 20 years. The event held by Bányai Bútor seeks answers to what can be implemented today using the current technologies, software, the available offer of fittings and base materials, and how far the limits of wood can be expanded. The experts of the renowned brand intend to share their relevant experiences with designers, interior designers and interior decorators.

Registration (max. 25 guests): pelleradrienn@bbmobel.com

October 11.

  • 18:00

Have a shape in mind?

Design. Challenge. Launch.

Venue
pointOne Center of Interior Design
Address
1054 Szabadság Sq. 14.
Date
11 October, 18:00
Participants
max. 50 guests
Registration
sara@kazaconcrete.com
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

This year KAZA organizes its first Hungarian tile design competition, where the winning design will go into production. At pointOne Center of Interior Design – home to one of the most unique TRE walls – long-standing KAZA designer Next Ship will talk about their design process and the competition will also be announced.

October 11.

  • 10:30-18:30

Haworth IDEALab

Pop up office

Venue
Infopark promenade
Address
1117 Budapest, Infopark promenade
Open
11 October, 10:30 - 18:30
Links
Web
Facebook
Instagram

The world of work is constantly evolving - so how can organisations adapt their environments to keep up? At Budapest Design Week, Haworth will introduce our co-creation pop-up concept: IDEALab. Leveraging a temporal approach that explores new ways of working, IDEALab engages architects, end-users and product designers together to examine and create new application-based designs that can improve community and employee happiness in the workplace. Join to the program at Infopark to find out more.

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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