All posts in "Fashion/Design"

Souvenir Windowshopping: Folqa, Hungary

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-09-18

It’s been a while since we did a souvenir post so allow me to compensate now, with Folqa. Funny little figures representing Hungarian regions, old professions and folk motifs. They represent tradition in a contemporary way, which is what most of us want in a souvenir nowadays, right? Humorous quality figurine with Hungarian mustache, which […]


Muuse X Vogue Talent Awards semi-finals result

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-08-28

With around 85.000 votes that have been cast in the Muuse X Vogue Talent Awards competition and 50 semi-finalists have been chosen by the public! Now Vogue Talents Editor Sara Maino will select 10 finalists among them. Here are Eastern Europeans that are still running for: – A feature in the VOGUE TALENTS. – A […]


Nanushka for Samsung

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-08-28

As a true Samsung user, from my phone, through microwave etc. I was really happy to see ‘designer tycoon Nanushka’  as pet named by Design Terminal on their facebook page presented her accessories for Samsung yesterday. Exclusive back-covers for Samsung Galaxy S4 were inspired by Hungarian folk tales. „We want to stay true to our […]


Eastern European Designers in MUUSE x Vogue Talents Awards

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-08-22

MUUSE is an international fashion label that produces collections with some of the best design talents around the world, to bring visionary fashion to your wardrobe. They are scouting Next Year’s Design Star and you can have your say. Here are some of the amazing Eastern European designers that are in competition. To cast your […]


Festival Hoodie

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-07-17

With all this talk about festivals and crazy weather ranging from steaming hot to late fall cold nights I’ve been wandering about festival clothing and how all those festival goers deal with packing right, when I came across a Festival Hoodie. A festival hoodie seems to be a perfect choice for a mom like me […]


Eastern Europe rules the YCC again

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-07-12

YOUNG CREATIVE CHEVROLET (YCC) is the annual pan-European art and design contest for students of applied arts. The goal of YCC is three-fold: to foster creativity; support emerging artists in the early stages of their careers; and reinforce core values of the Chevrolet brand. Every year, young artists are challenged to respond to creative briefs […]


Dan D design festival 2013 starting today

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-06-10

D Day 2013 design festival started today in Zagreb, Croatia.  The topic of this year’s festival is “Design and the city”, and the festival exhibition program, together with the traditional D-exhibition and D-market, has over 20 different national and international exhibitions and exhibition concepts, as well as design schools and academies displays.  The so-called satellite […]


Assembly festival, Graz

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-05-23

Tenth Assembly festival in Graz, Austria is opening today. Fashion designers of the region will traditionally showcase their work on the runway this year at Volkskundemuseum / Universalmuseum Joanneum, Paulustorgasse 11-13a (location changes every year). Along with the low-key Austrian fashion designer, and Hungarians: Artista, Camou, Laszlo who already well known to the Austrian public […]


Central European Fashion Days – Budapest

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-25

Central European Fashion Days is a new initiative powered by Design Terminal, and it has its origins in the ‘Gombold újra!’ (Re-button) project, which aimed at promoting Hungarian designers. The popularity of that event made the organizers  broaden its scope, which is how the concept of Central European Fashion Days came to be. The most […]


Happy Earth Day with Punkt Workshop from Bulgaria

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-04-22

Punkt Workshop are three friends from Sofia, Bulgaria – Maria, Ivailo and Petar, who recycle and upcycle old stuff. They are the ones who go to scrap yards, flea-markets and dustbins to collect valuable materials for their work. When they acquire what they need, they return to the studio and begin to dismantle and assemble, […]

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