HDC News archives

18 June 2018

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.

07 March 2018

DREAM! APPLY! WIN!

Grant for young, Hungarian designers:

2018 Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Announced

05 March 2018

Graduation Projects

The Graduation Projects, the design degree show of the Visegrád Group Countries is awaiting entries until 31 October.

27 November 2017

László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant

Photo: Mascher Róbert, Szombathelyi Réka

The reporting period of this year’s Grant program closed.

20 November 2017

Budapest Design Week 2017: START

Fotó: Mohai Balázs

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.

06 November 2017

Design Management Award 2017

Fotó: Mohai Balázs

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.

06 November 2017

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.

28 July 2017

BUDAPEST DESIGN MAP IS OUT

Fotó: Rácmolnár Milán

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.

28 July 2017

Design and sustainability: virtually compulsory for enterprises today

Fotó: Perness Norbert

Main takeaways from the round-table discussion held to mark the World Industrial Design Day.

25 July 2017

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.

26 May 2017

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.

15 May 2017

START UP GUIDE 2017

What is essential to know to start and successfully run a small business in the creative industries?

28 April 2017

The winners of the László Moholy-Nagy Design Grants 2017 were announced

Rácmolnár Milán
18 April 2017

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.

13 April 2017

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. 

07 April 2017

Hungarian Design Award 2017 call for entries

Applications for the award can be submitted until 3 May.

31 March 2017

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. 

28 March 2017

Honorary President in the Board

A new Honorary President in the Hungarian Design Council.

24 November 2016

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.

23 November 2016

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DESIGN IPR Organised by BEDA Cluster Design&IPR

02 November 2016

DesignEuropa Awards 2016

Finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winner announced. 

05 October 2016

Hungarian Design in the 21st Century – Travelling exhibition and events

Paprikum:  Kaczúr György, Somnium Studio

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.

23 September 2016

HUNGARIAN DESIGN AWARD AND DESIGN MANAGEMENT AWARD 2016

Fotó: Mohai Balázs
05 July 2016

Youth in Design - World Industrial Design Day in Budapest

20 June 2016

A representative of Hungary was elected a board member of the Bureau of European Design Associations!

27 May 2016

02 May 2016

The Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Program 2016 has been closed

This year’s winners have been selected.

26 April 2016

Hungarian Design Award 2016 call for entries

Applications for the award can be submitted until 2 May.

25 March 2016

We are looking to find the best design management achievements!

We are awaiting nominations for the Design Management Award until 25 April.

15 January 2016

Budapest was chosen as one of the most creative cities of the world by UNESCO (20 December 2015)

Kredit: MTI/Róka László

Budapest was chosen UNESCO City of Design as the first Central European city.
Credit: MTI/Róka László

02 December 2015

The Hungarian Design Council has been renewed

fotó: Mudra László
20 November 2015

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.
(Photo:Sandor Csudai)

17 November 2015

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.

17 November 2015

HOME SWEET HOME

Budapest Design Week 2015 welcomes visitors to the modern home.

03 July 2015

DESIGN FUTURE TENSE

World Industrial Design Day 2015

World Industrial Design Day 2015 programs in Budapest

25 March 2015

The entry period for the 2015 Design Management Award has started!

The deadline for entries is 22 April!

22 January 2015

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.

21 January 2015

Hungarian Design Council Hosted Successful BEDA Board Meeting

BEDA meeting - Photo by Anna Fabricius

The board of the European design organisation met in Budapest at the invitation of HDC.