Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Convincing taste - PepsiCo is Red Dot: Client of the Year 2014

It’s that time of year again - October 24th, the design industry will gather to celebrate the winners of the annual Red Dot Design Awards, honoring the best and brightest individuals and campaigns in international design. This year the ultimate prize for companies – “Red Dot: Client of the Year” – is awarded to PepsiCo for the corporation’s design ethos and output in 2014. PepsiCo garners nine awards total and marks the first time in Red Dot history that the “Red Dot: Client of the Year” designation will go to a non-automotive company. More »

Monday, 13 October 2014

Interdisciplinary possibilities of a creative genre: Renowned speakers for Game Design Conference of the Red Dot Award confirmed

The gaming industry has advanced to become the most prestigious entertainment disciplines. Contemporary 3D applications, photo-realistic surroundings and new developments such as the Oculus Rift glasses are unthinkable without the innovative energy of game makers. Communication and advertising professionals are increasingly becoming aware of the potential of video games, but the pixel world is virgin territory for many, even technically well-versed designers, PR consultants and marketing managers. On 23 October 2014, “Define Game Design”, a conference with high-profile industry specialists, will set out to shed light on the state of play and will present technical and economic opportunities. More »

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Highest award for the Orchestra of Ideas - Scholz & Friends becomes Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2014

7,096 projects entered, 569 Red Dot awards and 101 times Red Dot: Best of the Best – those are the milestones of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014. On 24 October, this year’s winners will be honoured at the Red Dot Gala in front of an international audience. One agency in particular has a lot to celebrate this year: the Scholz & Friends Group receives the honorary title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2014”. More »

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - visualising & simulating the future of design

This year’s best design concepts and prototypes emerged from 29 categories with 4,791 entries from 63 countries. Comprising of 22 design experts worldwide, the international panel of distinguished jurors honoured and celebrated 304 concepts. Among the recipients is an institution entrant that has been selected for demonstrating the best use of digital visualisation and simulation techniques. More »

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

"Formosa Forms": the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents an exhibition on Taiwanese design trends

Sculptural lamps, high-performance notebooks and entertaining gadgets: With well-shaped products from various life worlds, Taiwan ranks among the world market leaders in the design sector. The results of the Red Dot Design Award prove this, too. Taiwan regularly ranks among the top-5 of about 70 countries in this competition. In the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015, the nation’s creative minds will measure themselves again – with their innovations in international comparison. From 3 November 2014, designers and manufacturers from around the globe can apply for the sought-after “Red Dot” prize. More »