Hungarian Design Council

Hungarian Design Council

Our Vision:

The Hungarian Design Council (HDC) is a Governmental advisory body that promotes the awareness of design as a powerful tool for progress, and the role of designers in society and industry. The Council facilitates co-operation and interaction among design-related organisations.

 

What we do:

Mission
The objective of the Hungarian Design Council is to contribute to improving the quality of life and the competitiveness of the national economy with the tools of design. With our concerted efforts we want to create a flourishing country in the centre of Europe where citizens live in an attractive and healthy environment, respect and cultivate their traditions, assert their cultural identity and are aware that design is an important part of their well-being.

Members
The members of the Hungarian Design Council are outstanding professionals of design, of related institutions and professional fields. The 15-member-body is appointed for a three-year period by the minister in charge of economy and development. The Chairman of the Council is the President of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, Dr. Miklós BENDZSEL.

Duties
The Hungarian Design Council is responsible for drawing up of the harmonised government strategy of the development of Hungarian design, and participates in its implementation, with consulting, as well as the agreement of interests and options. The HDC creates and directs comprehensive work programmes to promote the national design culture. The annual activity of HDC is regulated by Government Decree no. 266/2001 and by a three-year work programme. Read more

Main projects
The Council's main annual projects are the Hungarian Design Award and the Moholy-Nagy László Design Grant.

START! Budapest Design Week
06/10/2017 to 15/10/2017

The event, with programmes for the public and professionals, happens between 6 and 15 October this year, with Denmark as the guest country.

Budapest Design Week primarily aims to raise awareness about the value, and the economic and social role...

START! Budapest Design Week
28/09/2017
Category: Members news
The event, with programmes for the public and professionals, happens between 6 and 15 October this year, with Denmark as the guest country.