Artwork of the month
Pattern Sheets from the Nagybátony-Újlak United Industrial Works Catalogue
“The industries of individual countries will never reach a proper level of culture and competitiveness until the collaboration between art and industry is ensured to a proper extent” (Dénes Györgyi)
Born 135 years ago and one of the most active Hungarian architects in the interwar years, this is what Dénes Györgyi (1886–1961) thought about the connection between the construction industry and the art of architecture. He worked not only as an architect, but also as an interior designer, and taught at the College of Applied Arts (now the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design) for more than 35 years, including being its director in 1945–1946. The HMA MPDC Hungarian Museum of Architecture preserves a significant portion of his estate, including schemes and documents on flooring systems of h...