What does it take for a young designer to be successful? Whether for running their own graphic design or animation studio, founding their own fashion label or working as an employee, future designers need market and entrepreneurial skills to succeed and realise their goals. For this purpose, MOME teachers have developed a course that is unique in the Central Eastern European region, providing students with a business approach specifically reflecting the needs of the creative industries. The Business to Design (B2D) educational programme was created with involvement of prominent professionals and entrepreneurs in the field, MOME alumni, as well as invited international speakers. Its originality lies in it forming part of the curriculum and being a mandatory subject for all BA students.
A plethora of ideas is offered by the Digital Didactics in Art Education (DIDAE, ) platform targeted at art and visual culture teachers working in secondary and higher education. The website, recently completed with the participation of five universities as a result of two years of research, is available in four languages, in Dutch, English, German and Hungarian.
Two of our graduate students from last year, Szabolcs Fülöp (Graphic Design MA) and Erzsébet Jiang (Fashion and Textile Design MA), are among this year's GRADUATION PROJECTS winners. The review, whose history stretches back to 2002, focuses on work by design students in higher education in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia. It has already acknowledged numerous Hungarian students, many of whom are MOME graduates.
The list of nominees for the Highlights of Hungary includes real gems this year too, such as the ‘Relief’ stove tiles designed by our alumnus Ferenc Laufer which won the Hungarian Design Award.
The Stefan Lengyel Scholarship of Excellence has recently been awarded by the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design. This year’s winning entries include an algae farm, modular shoes, an adaptive architecture concept, and a ground-breaking public sanitation vehicle. Each of the sixteen scholarship recipients will receive a monthly grant of HUF 150,000 for 6 months, and their winning projects will be showcased at a public exhibition in the autumn.
The START scholarship programme of the National Talent Center and Design Terminal has launched again, inviting applications by young talents aged 18-35 who want to contribute their brilliant ideas to benefit Hungarian society and leverage them to build a successful business.
Our gifted ceramic design alumna Zsuzsanna Sinkovits was invited as an exhibitor to Europe’s largest home decoration and tableware trade fair Ambiente, which took place between 3 and 7 February 2023.
164 years of heritage - 9 designers - 9 traditional desserts - 9 contemporary concepts
MOME has made its innovative, proprietary STEAM knowledge available to refugee children from Ukraine. The goal is to help children escaping the war start processing their traumas through a creative education programme focused on stress release.
Taking a novel approach in Hungarian higher education, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) has announced an open international call to select the institution’s next rector. The process will be unique for a number of reasons.
Our university was an international contributor to an exciting research project focusing on the practices and teaching of public art. As part of its first Erasmus+ strategic partnership project in the past three years, MOME developed a teaching methodology together with the Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) in Finland, the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Ireland and the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) in Estonia to incorporate public art into European art education.
Dorottya Kalocsai designed a ceramic tableware collection for the Embassy of Hungary in The Hague. Her goal was to map and summarize the typical gastronomy, object culture, functionality, and contemporary needs that appear in the field of serving