Born in 1971. I'm a freelance fashion and textile designer, but my real passion is to create haute couture dresses and costume design. I'm regularly exposing my works and participating on exhibitions. I'm a member of the following associations: - MKISZ - Magyar Képző- és Iparmûvészek Egyesülete / Hungarian Fine and Applied Artists Association - FISE - Fiatal Iparmûvészek Stúdiója Egyesület / Studio of Young Designers Association, Hungary

Work Samples

  • my pret a porter de luxe creation

  • my haute couture creations

  • couture works

Work History

Work experience: 2011- to present: Textile and fashion lecturer - Art High School - Jelky András Iparmuvészeti Szakgimnázium, Budapest February 2006 to present: Self-employed designer Development of an own brand (ECS by ERIKA CSEGÖLDI), design and creation of dresses, accessories, considering the commercial facts and special demands of clients March 2008 – October 2010: Costume and scene designer, DBU (Deutsche Bühne Ungarn), Szekszárd, Hungary Scene and/or costume design for following plays: " Midsummer night “Oszkár tojást rak/ “Oskar legt ein Ei” by Roswitha Zauner, directed by Claudia Novotny “Batyubál”/“Bündenball” (revue play) by Sándor Pruzsinszky, directed by Clemens Bechtel “A mézeskalácsember”/“Der Lebkuchenmann” (children’s musical) by David Wood, directed by Claudia Novotny “King Lear” by William Shakespeare, directed by Florin Gabriel Ionescu 2007 – 2009: Stylist assistant, Studio Argus Film & Art, Budapest, Hungary Assistance in the wardrobe department for advertising films like “Borsodi”, directed by Albert Saguer and Ashley King, “CIB”, directed by György Pálfi and Ferenc Török 2005 – 2006: Product designer, EMPORIUM (Hungarian brand), Budapest Design of woven and knitted prêt-a-porter collections for women (spring-summer 2005) Photography styling for a new lookbook June 2003 – April 2005: Product designer, CAGA (Hungarian brand), Budapest Design of woven and knitted prêt-a-porter collections for women (spring-summer 2004, autumn-winter 2004/2005) Managing all manufacturing processes of the collections in China Photography styling for a new lookbook 2002 – 2003: Freelance product designer, SAXOO (Hungarian brand), Budapest Design of a men’s spring-summer streetwear collection Freelance stylist for the magazine PRAKTIKA, editor: Sanoma, Budapest Looking for stylish home design places, creating a new style for the home textile column, co-operation with photographers and art directors 2000 – 2001: Product designer, ADRENALIN (Hungarian brand), Budapest Design of a men’s spring-simmer sportswear collection, creating logo, labels and participating to launching the brand ADRENALIN Education/Qualification 2006 – 2009: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME), Budapest DLA – Doctoral studies, Art and Design (no qualification yet) 2005 – 2006: Language College, Paris Attending French departure for two semesters 1994/95 – 1997/98: Magyar Iparmuvészeti Egyetem/Hungarian University of Arts and Crafts, Budapest Master of Arts in Textile Design Specialisms: Printed textile and Fashion design 1992 – 1994: Academy of Art and Design “Ion Andreescu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Department of Textiles Language skills: - English (intermediate) - French (intermediate) - Hungarian (fluent) - Romanian (fluent) Computer skills: - Adobe Photoshop 9.0 - Adobe Illustrator 9.0 - MS Word - MS PowerPoint Interests: Film, theatre, fashion, Oriental cultures, literature, music, photography, travelling

Education

  • MOHOLY-NAGY UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN BUDAPEST

    • MA TEXTILE AND FASHION DESIGN
    • 1992 - 1998

Specialties

Awards

2007 Haute couture dress for the Competition “Tradition and Quality” for 125 year’s of Törley, organised by Törley sparkling wine company, Special Prize 1996 „Ethernal flower”, Indigo EMERGENCE competition, 14th place, Lille, France

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