Edit Szűcs
senior lecturer
Design Institute
Textile Design BA
senior lecturer
Fashion and Textile Design MA
senior lecturer

MOME has been a constant presence in her life: she studied at the University for five years, then became a lecturer on the undergraduate programme for four years. Later, the Media Institute invited her to teach their courses. Since 2008, she has been teaching textile and fashion design in the Textile Department, and since 2019, she has been teaching costume design as part of the master's programme.

Fields of education
fashion design and research
costume design and research
Fields of research
examining the relationship between the clothing and artificial light used in a production


She studied as a jeweller at the Secondary School of Fine and Applied Arts. She graduated from the Hungarian College of Applied Arts in 1991 with her first degree in clothing design and hand-weaving, and in 1993 with a master's degree in fashion design. Between 1996 and 1997 she was awarded an art scholarship by the Akademie Schloss Solitude. Between 2002 and 2005 she studied at the MOME Doctoral School.
Educational activities: 
Between 1992 and 1997, she taught at the Secondary School of Applied Arts in Kaposvár, between 1994 and 1996, at the Training Institute of the Hungarian College of Applied Arts, and between 1998 and 1999 at the Department of Visual Communication of the Hungarian College of Applied Arts. From 2000, she taught design courses at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. Since 2007, she has been a senior lecturer in the Textile Department at MOME and a lecturer at the KREA Design School. 
Since 1992: Materia Group
1992 – National Association of Hungarian Artists
1993 – Hungarian Society of Production, Set and Costume Designers (Director)
2000 – Association of Natural Disasters Public Benefit Society
2000 – Association of Visual and Applied Artists
2015 – European Film Academy
1992, 1993 – Dióssy-Nagyajtay competition, 1st prize
1992 – Air France–Nina Ricci fashion design competition, I. prize
1992, 1997 – Lajos Kozma Applied Arts Scholarship
1999 – National Theatre Festival - Best Costume Design Award
2000, 2005, 2020, 2021 – National Cultural Fund (NKA) arts scholarship
2001 – Elliot Norton Awards, Outstanding Design – Large Company, USA, Boston
2007 – Film Festival (National Annual Review) Best Production Design Award
2010 – Nelly Vágó Award
2010, 2017 – Costume Designer of the Year (National Professional Award)
2021 – The “Robert Award” prize of the Danish Film Academy in the Best Costume category
2023 – Noémi Ferenczy Award
As a costume designer, she has worked on numerous theatre productions and films.

Professional works

custome designer

costume designer

Awards, recognition

Noémi Ferenczy Award 2023

The “Robert Award” prize of the Danish Film Academy 2021

best costume category

Vágó Nelli Award 2017


Publication title
Edit Szűcs: Examining stress at work (Hungarian)


Costume Designer of the Year 2017

Best Production Design Award 2017

National Theatre Festival

Best Production Design Award 2007

Film Festival (National Annual Review)

Member of the European
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