In August of 2013, BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport) elaborated a project for the refurbishment of the East-German LEW Hennigsdorf MXA type of trains. BKK and the Budapest Transport Company (BKV) the operator jointly have been collaborating on the design. In the framework of the refurbishment project, in the first step, a train set consisting of three locomotive cars will be produced as a pilot. Currently, neither the exteriors, nor the interiors of the suburban locomotive trains of the vehicle fleet operated by BKV meet the demands of the current era. The design serving passengers’ comfort is well under the demands of these days.
In this pilot project I designed, managed and supervised the complete development process from the first ideas to production. My main tasks were: technical assessment, writing technical documentation, elaborating the new exterior and interior design in the form of 2D and 3D visual concepts, preparation of final design elements for manufacturing, keeping contact with domestic and foreign suppliers, supervision of the technical making of the prototype vehicle.
I made my master thesis on the redesign of Budapest’s suburban railway vehicles. My goal was to design such a vehicle, by taking local demands as well as attributes into account, which has the space capability for 320-350 passengers. The design intends to provide an alternative to tackle the actual problems arisen in Budapest, furthermore to solve the challenges of the next 30 years. The design process contains the design of the exterior bodywork, furthermore also the conceptual design of and the presentation of the interior space in terms of visualization have key roles in the process. Budapest’s suburban railway has over 100 year-long history. The currently operable vehicles neither meet the current expectations, nor can be integrated into the developments to be made in the future.
I participated on the Hungarian Design Prize 2012 with my Diploma project, and won the special prize of the National Innovation Office. The project is exhibited at the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest.
Caf Urbos 3
As the leader vehicle designer of the Design Department of BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport), I was in charge in the project of the finalization of the design of model3 of the CAF Urbos Tram. In collaboration with my colleagues, the exterior painting design and the location of passenger information materials were determined adjusted to the brand standard. By keeping the consistent brand into account, we determined the arrangement of seats, the design of seat covers, hand-rails, colors of the internal covers and the type of the floor also in the interior space of the vehicle. I designed the back and waist support elements situated above the bogies, which the CAF then finalized and installed in the vehicle. The yellow-black tram made in the framework of the consistent brand has clear, spacious and modern design.
Jedlik is a concept city bus, the second generation of the original Evopro Modulo Electric city Bus. It is an electric vehicle for future city mobility. It is a totally new package on a composite body: 4-wheel electric drive and abattery pack in a length of 8.5 meters. This size is optimal in the city and in suburban areas as well. The new Jedlik is also totally new in terms of its interior. The driver seat is in the middle axis, while there are 24 seats (including 4 priority) in the passenger compartment. The new Jedlik bus is smart, clean and friendly.
While the Blaupunkt Style headset was made, the Berlin-headquartered design studio was cooperating with DJ-s to provide special and unique experience for its users. Thanks to its systematic design, this ergonomic unique product was made providing high-tech quality of the DJ type of headsets.
I was working on the Blaupunkt Style headset as an intern at the LondonBerlin and zielFORM design studios in Berlin in 2012. In the project, I was in charge of designing the accessories of the headset, such as the plug jack, cables, converters and the case made of velvet serving the aesthetic storage of the headset. I made also the headset drawings for the customer presentations and for the website.
The bell is a cycler’s most important safety feature and we want to make it even more effective. The Shoka Bell and app provide different ringtones to alert cars and pedestrians. They keep your bike safe with a theft alarm, help you navigate the streets and keep track of your cycling habits and rides.
The joint project of Maform Design Studio and Shoka Start-up started in 2014 and ended in 2016. My task in this project was to elaborate the technical layout of the final design and the optimal allocation of internal parts with my designer colleague Gábor Bálint. Besides this, my task was to design variations the hole pattern of the upper cover part. Before the Kickstarter campaign, I created the photorealistic renders of the final model.
Everything started with that moment when I found a skateboard on a train. I started to learn how to ride on it. After a short period of time he decided to create his own desk. During the process, I discovered again the designer in myself and started to think about creating another prototype cruiser experimenting with several kinds of materials. In this in-house process I used classic plywood, and created this unique penny cruiser skateboard.
Designing shoes is always a big adventure. I have been interested in the shoes fashion for long and I also love designing shoes. As Nike was paying particular attention to its new running shoes, I was also thinking of designing one pair of shoes myself which would approach the new generation of sports shoes in a unique way and communicate the new design trend of Nike in a well-recognizable way. This is how I made the design about the running shoes about which the final visualization was made after the first drafts.
The structure of the shoes was inspired by the human muscles; how muscles tense and relax, which is the basics of human movement.
The STORK is an experimental storage furniture. The core of this design is based on the demands arisen in my first apartment. My goal was to design such a piece of furniture where users can store their regularly-used (everyday used) personal belongings as well as some of their clothes, due to the unique design of this furniture. During its production, I made every effort to use domestic materials and cooperate with local experts. The furniture is hand-made of walnut wood, which was maintained with orange oil after it had been produced.