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Budapest Design Map now available in hard copy and online
Buy your Christmas presents from Hungarian designers this year.
Moholy Extra – the reporting exhibition of the grantees of 2019 has opened
The opening ceremony presenting the projects of designers holding the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant 2019, managed by the Hungarian Design Council and celebrating its 30th jubilee, took place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 November.
The Hungarian Design Awards and the Design Management Awards were Conferred on the Opening Day of the Budapest Design Week
Following the tradition of previous years, the Budapest Design Week was kicked off this year too with the Hungarian Design Awards and the Design Management Awards being conferred. Circular economy and sustainable design form the focal point of the number one festival of the design profession in 2020. Several of this year’s winning projects were closely linked to these themes thanks to solutions that were innovative and/or stood out with their low energy consumption and the use of renewable energy sources.
World Industrial Design Day 2020: ″Design for Everyday Life”
Everyday design at the focus of this year’s World Industrial Design Day.
Hungarian representation continues in the newly elected BEDA 2020-22 Board
During its first online General Assembly held last Friday 29th May, BEDA Member organisations from 22 European Member States plus Serbia, Switzerland and the UK, elected the new Board of Directors for the term 2020-2022, including Anna Kohut-Jankó, project manager of the HDC and welcomed three new Members from Belgium, Germany and Poland.
The Winners of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant 2020 Have Been Announced
The eight winners of this year’s László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant have been announced, and the catalogue of the grantees of 2019 has been published online.
Emergency measure taken at HIPO due to the coronavirus
Update: 17 March 2020
Graduation Projects 2019
submit your project until 31 October!
INNOVATIVE BY DESIGN
HUNGARIAN DESIGN HIGHLIGHTS
Design and health
A review of the World Industrial Design Day 2018
WORLD INDUSTRIAL DESIGN DAY 2018: DESIGN’S IMPACT ON GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
– Let’s celebrate the World Industrial Design Day together
Anna Kohut-Jankó, Hungarian Design Council, elected to BEDA Board
BEDA members met this week in Thessaloniki, Greece, to appoint the new Board and confirm the strategy of design representation in Europe leading up to, and beyond, 2020.
DREAM! APPLY! WIN!
Grant for young, Hungarian designers:
2018 Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Announced
The Graduation Projects, the design degree show of the Visegrád Group Countries is awaiting entries until 31 October.
László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant
The reporting period of this year’s Grant program closed.
Budapest Design Week 2017: START
This year’s Design Week Budapest focused on business development, digitalisation and Danish design. The program that took place for the 14th time was closed on 15 October.
Design Management Award 2017
The Award has been given to HAMERLI / 1861 Glove Manufactory of Pécs, a company that builds activities on traditional values and professional skills in a novel way this year.
Hungarian Design Award 2017
At the gala ceremony of the Hungarian Design Award 2017, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga stressed the increasing role the creative industries play in the national economy in his speech on 6 October.
BUDAPEST DESIGN MAP IS OUT
The most comprehensive map of the Budapest design scene, the Budapest Design Map, has come out. Roughly 15,000 copies of the complimentary publication are available at approximately 200 spots in the capital city.
Design and sustainability: virtually compulsory for enterprises today
Main takeaways from the round-table discussion held to mark the World Industrial Design Day.
Humanistic approach from graphics to wearable innovations in the second evaluation round of the Hungarian Design Award
The award winning entries and the entries to be exhibited at the Hungarian Design Award 2017 were selected in a three-day evaluation period by the jury.
The first evaluation round of the Hungarian Design Award is over now
The first evaluation round of the Hungarian Design Award, which received 222 valid entries this year, took place on 24 May. In the four categories (product, visual communication, concept and student work) of the award announced by the Ministry of National Economy, most entries fell in the product category this year, displaying many innovative products, and the student category, whose popularity was even higher than that of the product category in recent years, came in second.
START UP GUIDE 2017
What is essential to know to start and successfully run a small business in the creative industries?
The winners of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grants 2017 were announced
The entry period of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Program 2017 has been closed
The first evaluation round of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Program of this year is over now.
Budapest Design Week 2017: START
Budapest Design Week, the most important annual event of the Hungarian creative industries, is to be organised for the 14th time in 2017.
Hungarian Design Award 2017 call for entries
Applications for the award can be submitted until 3 May.
THE EXHIBITION OF THE LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY DESIGN GRANT PROGRAM 2016 WAS OPENED AT THE CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE CENTRE
31 March 2017, Budapest ... The exhibition displaying the grantees of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Program 2016 was opened at the Contemporary Architecture Centre (KÉK) today.
Honorary President in the Board
A new Honorary President in the Hungarian Design Council.
Touring exhibition showcasing Hungarian creativity and design organised jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Hungarian Design Council and the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design - 2016. november 22.
Science and innovation form a bridge into the future spanning generations and nations. Hungary continues to add its own building blocks to this bridge in the 21st century. The travelling exhibition titled Shaping Hungary – Design in the 21st Century presents the ideas and projects of the Hungarian young designers, inventors and engineers of today with the help of a few dozen works of varying scales, confirming that they are worthy successors to the 20th-century generation that laid the foundations of Hungarian creative industries.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DESIGN IPR Organised by BEDA Cluster Design&IPR
DesignEuropa Awards 2016
Finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winner announced.
Hungarian Design in the 21st Century – Travelling exhibition and events
As part of the 56th series of general meetings of the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) to be held on 3-11 October 2016, the exhibition Shaping Hungary – Design in the 21st Century opens in Geneva today. The exhibition which has been organised by the State Secretary for Cultural and Science Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in partnership with the Hungarian Design Council, aims to showcase the latest outputs of Hungarian design, various works of the most talented young designers and products that are supposed to attract attention and reap success on the global markets.
HUNGARIAN DESIGN AWARD AND DESIGN MANAGEMENT AWARD 2016
Youth in Design - World Industrial Design Day in Budapest
A representative of Hungary was elected a board member of the Bureau of European Design Associations!
27 May 2016
The Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Program 2016 has been closed
This year’s winners have been selected.
Hungarian Design Award 2016 call for entries
Applications for the award can be submitted until 2 May.
We are looking to find the best design management achievements!
We are awaiting nominations for the Design Management Award until 25 April.
Budapest was chosen as one of the most creative cities of the world by UNESCO (20 December 2015)
Budapest was chosen UNESCO City of Design as the first Central European city.
Credit: MTI/Róka László
The Hungarian Design Council has been renewed
DESIGN WEEK BUDAPEST HAD A GREAT SUCCESS THIS YEAR (16 November 2015)
Design Week Budapest, the most prestigious annual event of the design profession in Hungary was organised for the 12th time this year from 25th September to 4th October. 150 programs took place on 110 venues as part of the festival.
Diversity and market orientation 24 September 2015
A series of competitive and creative intellectual products will be displayed at the exhibition of the Hungarian Design Award this year.
HOME SWEET HOME
Budapest Design Week 2015 welcomes visitors to the modern home.
DESIGN FUTURE TENSE
World Industrial Design Day 2015 programs in Budapest
The entry period for the 2015 Design Management Award has started!
The deadline for entries is 22 April!
Icsid launches bid process for World Design Capital 2018
Icsid announced today the launch of the World Design Capital® application cycle for the 2018 designation.
Hungarian Design Council Hosted Successful BEDA Board Meeting
The board of the European design organisation met in Budapest at the invitation of HDC.