The origins of Christmas are surely familiar to everyone, the greatest celebration in Christian culture, the supposed date of the birth of Christ. Nowadays it is our favorite time of the year, a celebration of love when we leave the hectic workdays of the year behind us and spend time
The Christmas special of Hype&Hyper’s Business&Strategy column. For those who leave the shopping to the last minute!
Relaxation, reflection, and spending time with family and friends – ideally, these are the activities we associate with Christmas. But the holiday season also means less pleasant activities, such as the
An elegant festive decoration by the design studio Nendo was displayed in a shopping center in Tokyo.
The delicate elegance of the Christmas tree by Japanese design studio Nendo is made up of metal panels painted bright gold. On display in a shopping center in downtown Tokyo, the decoration looks
We’ve got everyone in mind when we’re compiling our regional gift ideas, so now, a few days before Christmas, here are our last-minute picks for men.
Festive beer, Pivovar Antoš
While you don’t need a festive occasion to drink beer, at times like these you can bring
At first glance, you might think that it’s hard to surprise your ever-moving, hiking-loving family members, but here are a few examples to make sure you do.
When it comes to outdoor products, we must not forget the Hungarian brand, Ykra. The MATRA collection’s double-pocket backpack is
In our pre-Christmas inspiration series, today we turn our attention to the kitchen trendsetters to provide food and design enthusiasts with some bulletproof gift tips. If you’re looking for reliable, stylish, timeless, and beautiful accessories for your loved ones, these brilliant gadgets are the ones to look out for!
We want the best and most beautiful things for our mom, but it’s often incredibly difficult to pick something.
We’ve selected high-quality, beautiful, and pampering items from the region that every mom will love, whether she’s a design fan or not.
Tiger blanket, VYF
The Hungarian brand,
This is a time when not only our souls but also our surroundings tune in to Christmas. Here are a few ideas to make this year’s festive preparations a little less conventional or boring. Christmas guide No.4!
Ententyky: refined bonding
The Czech brand has launched a really special
Almost everyone is familiar with the figure of the Krampus, but perhaps less so with who he was in the original folktales.
Many people refer to him as the anti-Santa, or the demon opposing Father Christmas, the arch-enemy of the red-clad, big-bearded, potbellied gentleman. But in fact, Krampus in the
Even for families with young children, Christmas doesn’t have to be all about flashing, ghastly-looking plastic presents!
Here are a few examples of stylish, high-quality, fun items that will be a pleasure to look at even when they’re lying around the house. And what’s more, you can
In the latest episode of our Regional Gift Guide, we collected design items that can lift the spirit of your loved ones and make their daily life more beautiful, be it a unique decorative item, a piece of furniture, a home textile, or even a utility object. From the wallet-friendly
The pandemic, the war, and the current economical difficulties have prompted brands to take a more sincere approach to their festive advertising, rather than the usual cliché and kitschy Christmas stories. This realistic portrayal can be seen in this year’s advertising made by Amazon, which dares to show a
How do we keep our loved ones warm even when we are not with them? In today’s selection, we’ve brought you some regional gift tips that will keep the wearer stylish in winter. Gift ideas No.1!
We have previously reported on the brand’s collections,
On 24 November, the Hard Rock Hotel Budapest’s festive gem, the Star Chalet opened its doors, a fulfillment of our long-cherished childhood dreams, but in a slightly more adult context.
The winter wonderland of the Hard Rock Hotel is built in the so-called Passage section, which is outside, perfectly
In the era of consumerism full of advertisements, the festive season rather means excessive decorations and giant gifts than spending time with our loved ones and relaxing a bit at the end of the year. But this year’s Christmas will be different from the previous ones, with prices skyrocketing,
This year, the world’s favorite bricks and characters will help us get into the Christmas mood throughout December. One thing’s for sure: fans of Star Wars, Harry Potter and Marvel will definitely be thrilled to open the little windows.
It may seem exaggerated that many companies reveal their
Christmas, with its mystical traditions, breathes a little life into everyone. This time, continuing our weekly selection of projects, we explore what really gets us in the festive spirit. Join us!
Everyone has their favorite season, their favorite weather and I’m sure everyone can tell you exactly why. The
Each week, we share the most gorgeous, inspiring and coolest interiors that we’ve come across in the past few days. Here comes some perfect eye candy to browse through while sipping your Saturday morning coffee, which you can also use as inspiration for your own home. In line with
Although gastronomy has changed a lot over the past decades, with new trends emerging almost weekly, the delicacies on the Christmas table somehow seem to remain constant. We look for flavors that we grew up on and the dishes we can enjoy together, regardless of generation. In this special edition
To spice up the holiday preparations, and— while we have no objection to classic Christmas tunes either— to accompany your activities with some unconventional music, we’ve put together a few playlists for December—and of course, for any other occasion.
For four weeks, four members of Hype&Hyper have
Although there are plenty of landscapes to be photographed in the east in all seasons, here, winter provides a truly postcard-like sight compared to many other regions. In the coldest parts of the world, winter can last up to ten months and summer doesn’t bring any real relief either,
Undoubtedly, one of the most important parts of preparing for Christmas is planning a festive dinner. However, when organizing the menu, we must remember to get a drink that suits the tastes and mood. Fortunately, we can choose from traditional, special drink variations consumed during the winter months. In our
As Christmas approaches, Budapest comes alive with sparkling lights and amazing flavors and smells. If you want to enjoy the festive atmosphere, but would like to go beyond the classic mulled wine and chimney cakes, read our tips for an unforgettable gastronomic experience!
Christmas is all about baking and cooking
With very little time left of the end-of-year rush, we can soon slow down a bit and make time for things we’ve been putting off all year. This could be reading an exciting or enlightening, entertaining or even life-changing story, so the team at Hype&Hyper are now recommending
At Christmas, traditions come to the fore. We crave the usual tastes and smells, as the long-awaited, intimate atmosphere is not complete without them. Traditions are preserved everywhere, but in a different way—this time we’ve looked at the specialties of the region, which made up a whole Christmas
Caukin Studio has created a pop-up library with a thatched roof and tropical interior, all this, in East London.
The installation aims to provide a private space for people to read or journal in the hustle and bustle of the city, thus raising awareness of mental health. Visitors to Spitalfields
Those who are a bit more critical of the subject say that if you’ve seen at least one Christmas movie, you’ve seen them all. However, the Hype&Hyper team tried to interpret the theme of holiday films as broadly as possible, making crime, fairytale, classic, comedy and even
The Gunia Project is one of our favorite brands from the East: through in-depth ethnographic research, they revive Ukrainian craft traditions in the form of fresh and fashionable objects. Following our previous interview on the vision of founders Natasha Kamenska and Maria Gavryliuk, this year’s festive collection and the
At the end of December, we’re all somewhere between the mad rush and the almost obligatory slowing down, but thankfully this is also the time to finally take some time for family, friends and, not least, ourselves. The Hype&Hyper team has brought you some activities to get you
We have arrived for the long-awaited Christmas week, so all that is left is to tune in to the holidays and bustle in the kitchen, as the gifts are already hidden in the closet. Or maybe not? December is the month when time passes differently, it simply flies unnoticed, so
As many as we are, we are getting in the mood for the holidays in so many different ways. Some just simply can’t wait and some, at the last minute, are just finishing the top decoration for the Christmas tree—this diversity is also reflected in the gifts. In
Long gone are the days of embarrassing gifts of socks and seasonal mugs. If you like to surprise and delight your family, loved ones and friends, then it’s worth going for something a little more personal to ensure a heartfelt smile. Following this line of thought, you practically can’
Towards the end of the year, more and more of us will pause for a minute and realize how good it is to help others. This, of course, is no coincidence, as the approach of Giving Tuesday at the end of November and the Christmas holidays provide countless opportunities to
Christmas preparations are already well underway, with shelves packed with the most delicious festive chocolates and sweets. All the Christmas markets and pop-up stores are open and waiting for their customers. And soon we all have to start digging out our decorations and lights.
This year, a real dream of
As we get closer to the holidays, Hype&Hyper and Erste Bank have teamed up for another art collaboration, this time encouraging sustainable Christmas preparations. Zita Majoros, the designer of Printa, created an organic cotton toolkit that doesn’t fit the biggest gifts: the shoppers and bags decorated with symbols
Christmas does not only come with its own menu and loads of desserts made based on traditional recipes in our country. A few trays of the following desserts have been made in the neighboring countries over the past days for sure, as all of them are must-have dishes on the
If I had to describe the year in three words, these are the ones that would come to my mind first.
Uncertainty, because with the pandemic, nothing went the way it was supposed to or as we imagined it this year. The virus affected nearly everything, which we had to
„Az ünnep azé, aki várja” – reads the title of one of the Advent-themed poems of contemporary Hungarian poet Anna Szabó T. (unofficial translation: The celebration belongs to those who wait for it). There is no celebration without waiting: it’s not a coincidence either that we light candles on four
Each week, we share the most gorgeous, inspiring and coolest interiors that we’ve come across in the past few days. Here comes some perfect eye candy to browse through while sipping your Saturday morning coffee, which you can also use as inspiration for your own homes. This time we
We may think of many things when we hear the word Christmas: love, family, gifts, snow, cold or the well-deserved holiday treats. One of the highlights of the intimate holiday is undoubtedly the dinner on Christmas Eve—the whole family gathers around the table, the cherished festive tablecloth and the
Once we have listened to „All I Want for Christmas” and „My Only Wish” to the thousandth time, it’s time we shift our attention to the holiday tunes of the neighboring countries. Even though it started out as a recommendation consisting of a few tracks, finally we made a
Appy has launched its holiday fundraising campaign with the goal of offering a simple and quick means for getting the Christmas surprise of children in need with the help of a vending machine.
The appy umbrella organizations wishes to help raise funds for 13 foundations that collectively support several thousands
In addition to the curfew and the mandatory home office, now the weather also keeps confining us within the four walls – after a year like this, we deserve some peace and rest more than ever, and so it is time that we slow down a little. From hugging pillows to
A weboldal sütiket (cookie-kat) használ, hogy biztonságos böngészés mellett a legjobb felhasználói élményt nyújtsa.