At the Best of MOME ‘23, this year’s top MA diploma projects from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design made their debut on 14 October at the Kastner Kommunity. The event highlighted the questions and issues that occupy the minds of the youngest generation of designers and the various design responses to them.
The works created by the latest generation of product design students of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME), presented at the S/ALON BUDAPEST home trend fair on 22 to 24 September at the Budapest Arena all share a focus on the passion for the traditions of handcrafting, sustainability, innovation, and emotional connection. Uniquely in Hungary, the fair showcases the latest home decor trends, furniture, lighting solutions, flooring and wall coverings, home textiles, and accessories in extraordinary interiors, and is centered around the relationship of design and nature.
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) further expands its international education portfolio following the successful launch of its first two English MA programmes. Students looking to continue their education in the creative industries will now have the opportunity to study Animation and Design in English language from September 2023, in addition to Photography and Interaction Design, building a valuable network and gaining future-shaping, competitive knowledge while still at university.
An exhibition with the above title was available for viewing until late January at MOME and the Korean Cultural Centre in Budapest. The aim of the exhibition, co-organised with the National Hangul Museum in Seoul to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the cultural institution, is to convey the beauty of hangul – the Korean script – simply and intuitively.
Project participants included students and teachers from the Vehicle Design programme of the Design Institute of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, and from the Department of Innovative Vehicles and Materials of the GAMF Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science of the John von Neumann University.
This is not the first time the Flying Object design studio team (teacher of the Vehicle Design programme at MOME’s Design Institute András Húnfalvi, Product Design MA alumnus Ferenc Laufer and Product Design MA alumna Anna Naszádi) has flown to Singapore to accept one of the world’s most prestigious design awards, the Red Dot Design Award.