Basic Collection organizes a chair upcycling exhibition and charity auction as part of the Budapest Design Week series on the 10th October.

The amounts raised during the bids will go to Démétér Foundation. Many well-known artists, prominent individuals and companies joined the program.

Basic Collection participates in the Design Week series for the third time and hosts a large-scale exhibition and charity auction. We invited 11 well-known artists to pick chairs from our collection and transform them into art objects according to their own style, giving them new meaning.


Artist lineup:


  • Anna Amélie / Anna Oláh – Designer
  • Anett Pósalaki – Visual artist
  • Bea Kusovszky – Artist, painter
  • Hargi Csík – Graphic designer
  • János Gömbös – Graphic designer
  • Manna / Marianna Dezső – Tattoo artist
  • Melka Studio – Ceramist, graffiti / street artist
  • Miss KK – Street artist
  • OST Konzept (Áron Sasvári, Olivér Lantos) – Fashion label
  • Tamás Király – Tattoo artist
  • Tatjana Farkas – Sculptor

The event will be hosted in the Great Hall of Flashback Photo Studio on the 10th October, where the short films about the artists will be shown to the public and the art pieces will be exhibited and auctioned. The amounts raised during the bids will go to Démétér Foundation.

Démétér House operates in the area of Szent László Hospital and helps the healing process of children who have undergone bone marrow transplantation. The donations will be used to renovate the old wing of the building.

Participation in the event is free, but registration is required. Please register at!

Here you can find more details about the auction’s rules.

Because giving is good!

If you would like to help with your donation, please transfer the amount to Démétér Foundation’s bank account and write „Basic Chair.ity” in the reference.

Bank account number: 10102086-56951900-01001003

Among the contributors, Basic Collection will draw four design chairs on October 14th.


We are proud to announce that during the Chair.ity event, donors have raised 1,456,500 HUF for the Démétér Foundation and children in need. The donations will be used to renovate the old wing of the Démétér House so that their little Heroes can continue to heal in a friendly and beautiful environment. Thanks to all donors for their generous donations!

Our Chair.ity prize draw has come to an end as well and between the Chair.ity donors, we have drawn the winners on the 14. October.


The lucky winners are:


  • Eszter Lázár
  • Laura Hegyi
  • Liána Rédei
  • Péter Kolozs

The winners will receive a design chair and shall contact us regarding their prize until 29. October, 4 pm at or in person at the Basic Collection showroom (József Attila str. 12, 1051 Budapest).

Special thanks for the contribution of the artists and our partners:

Face of the campaign: Pál Győrfi
Host of the Chair.ity auction: Barbara Orosz Barbara
Event venue: Flashback Photo Studio
Lightings: LumoConcept
Catering: TG Italiano
Video: Balázs Süle/ Startvideo, Marcell Lobenwein Marcell, Gergely Ofner
Photographer: Laura Songoro
Music: Máté Tollner / Tolo


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