About the award
Hg.hu Design Award is the first award in Hungary to to acknowledge unique, forward-looking present-day achievements of Hungarian designers, in five categories of creative work.
Based on two main aspects, date (completed after 1 January 2010) and nationality, hg.hu Design Award is given in five categories: architecture, fashion, graphic design, interactive design and product design. The professional, comprehensive and impartial nature of the award is secured by a two-step process. First, nomination is made by a committee from Hungarian professionals, critics, journalists and teachers. Second, the final decision is made by an independent foreign Jury, based on the nominated selection.
The winners and two Runner-ups of each category are presented to the public in an exhibit in the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, 6-16 October 2011, as part of the Budapest Design Week.