With the increasingly widespread adoption of design, inclusivity is gaining ground, exploring the creation of techniques, structures and utility items to help persons with any disability live their life to the fullest possible. The ambition is not just to keep on creating items with new forms, but also tools that can provide widely available assistance.
Since many of us don’t understand how wireless and digital networks work, the Internet is in some ways a supernatural force for many people. Szabolcs Fülöp makes us think about this connection in a profound way.
AI-powered generative design is on the rise. Will machines become creative partners or will they take our jobs? We have interviewed Lysandre Follet, an Industrial designer, Musician and Innovator, who has pioneered the use of generative design within Nike's Innovation Studio.
“I felt I needed to leave. It was an instinctive decision, as if whispered in my ear by a voice”. Idil Emiroglu moved to Budapest in 2018, and her works seem to form a bridge between her past in Turkey and her life here, as it were.
The name Deanna Marsigliese may not sound familiar to many, but her characters are. She has been with Pixar Studios for 10 years and she’s closely linked to many Academy Award-winning aminated films. She described the ins and outs of her work method in a full-house talk delivered at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design.
We talked to the owner of the Deák Erika Gallery about online culture consumption, art criticism in Hungary, the role of education, the prospects for young people and the scholarship programme she set up a few years ago.
The short film Balaton Prospects is intriguing for a number of reasons, but perhaps the most fascinating thing about it is its origin story. Three MOME fresh graduates, Mimi Ernst, Tamara Peszeki and Gerle Szabó, have explored a subject that is close to their heart as part of a shared summer love child project.
Júlia Kovács’s diploma work is unusual for a number of reasons. For one, she involved several engineers from her contemporaries in the design process, and for another, she used a reverse logic to approach her subject. She took an energy object and turned it in her mind into a building.
Do you believe in having a soul or not? Do you use your balcony to sit out and chill, or to cram it full of junk? What words do you use to praise your children, and for what reasons do you scold them? These and similar important questions are listed on the back cover of Ágnes Kapitány and Gábor Kapitány’s book published this year. Symbolisation – How We Act Using Symbols stands out with more than just its suggestive blurb.
Teleki Kitti’s unusual animation project Trixie the Pixie was awarded with the MOME Rector’s Special Prize this year. We asked her about the personal growth of the main character, the mental health of young adults and the specific requirements for producing art for social media.
For her ‘Prettier than you'll ever be’ clothing and sample collection Erzsébet
Jiang received the MOME Rector’s Special Prize this year. We asked her about her
relationship to K-pop, the rethinking of notions of beauty and the challenges of the design
Dorottya Sinkó-Kalocsai’s thesis project plan comprised a thematic lesson plan with five lessons involving activities with 11th year students of the Fazekas Mihály Training Primary and Secondary School Budapest. Her design pedagogical experiment was aimed at helping students gain an understanding of one of the top ecological issues of the Balaton.
We spoke to the two media artist about mechanical facts and human errors in connection with their most recent exhibition. Behind the security devices, you can literally find yourself with a hand in the chamber pot – an idiom used to suggest coming in for a rude awakening.