Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Stylish setting for design products – the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. It is the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide, located in the breath-taking setting of the former Zeche Zollverein colliery.

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Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

Creative centre in the heart of Asia – the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore. It is located in the Red Dot Traffic, an impressive colonial style building which used to be the headquarters of the traffic police.


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Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

New source of inspiration for design excellence - opened in August 2013, the new Red Dot Design Museum Taipei informs visitors in changing exhibitions about the state-of-the-art in international design presentations.

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Design Museum News

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Discoverers wanted: Design workshops for kids

Discovering the fascinating world of design in a playful way: On Sunday, 22 September 2013, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen invites children from five to ten years to two workshops. They aim at equipping tomorrow’s designers with the design basics of well-shaped products which surround them around the clock – whether it is the bed in which they sleep, the pencil they use for homework or the toy they play with in their free time. More


Friday, 30 August 2013

Opening of the new Red Dot Design Museum Taipei promises a special kind of product experience

In a festive speech, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, opened the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei on 30 August 2013. Located in the Songshan Tobacco Factory, the interior of the historical building, which is steeped in tradition, was designed by the renowned Taiwanese designer Cheng Chung Yao. More


Tuesday, 20 August 2013

First exhibit of the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei revealed

On 30 August 2013, the new Red Dot Design Museum will open in Taiwan`s metropolis Taipei. A first preview of the awarded products, which will be presented in thematic exhibitions, has been granted by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec during an “Opening Box Ceremony”. More


Monday, 19 August 2013

Suggestion for the weekend: Free guided tour in the Red Dot Design Museum

Almost everything is design; every product or poster, every interior decoration or website is designed. That is what visitors can learn in the Red Dot Design Museum in an exciting way. The house, which is located at UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein, invites design enthusiasts and all those who want to become it to a free guided tour of this year’s winners’ exhibition on Sunday, 25 August 2013 from 3 – 4 p.m. More


Friday, 16 August 2013

Opening of the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei soon

Design can be found everywhere – but Red Dot makes it visible in detail: In numerous exhibitions all over the world, the indicator for high-class design quality allows the public to experience the latest trends and innovative achievements. In addition to the successful Red Dot Design Museums in Singapore and Essen/Germany, Red Dot is now proud to open its new museum in Taiwan`s vibrant capital city Taipei. More


Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Communication with a certain "plus": Lenovo shows its highest achievements in the Red Dot Design Museum

In 2013, the Lenovo Design & User Experience Team was awarded the honourary title Red Dot: Design Team of the Year. The Chinese computer manufacturer staged a special exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum, which focuses on a central aspect of our time: communication. More


Friday, 26 July 2013

"Design on Stage": Winner exhibition until the end of August in the Red Dot Design Museum

In the midst of historical industrial architecture, the Red Dot Design Museum presents latest product culture: under the motto “Design on Stage”, elegant pieces of jewellery, innovative entertainment electronics or shapely designed furniture of designers from around the world are presented until 1 September 2013. More


Monday, 15 July 2013

New forms of production and innovative materials - Inspiring seminar in the Red Dot Design Museum

On 2 July 2013, nine experts from around the world gathered in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, to give the participants of the seminar “New production forms and innovative materials for design and architecture” insights into the opportunities offered by using new materials and innovative forms of production. Together with the attendants, they discussed the influence of innovative manufacturing techniques on the design process as well as how new forms of production revolutionise the work of designers, architects, engineers and material developers. More


Sunday, 30 June 2013

Red Dot Design Museum: two special exhibitions present this year's best product innovations

Every year in July, the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, shows the award-winning products of the Red Dot Design Award. Besides this year’s winner exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2013”, the special exhibition “Communication+” will also provide visitors with exciting insights into the world of design. More


Wednesday, 26 June 2013

ExtraSchicht in the Red Dot Design Museum: five highlights inform visitors about the fascinating world of design in the night of industrial culture

The ExtraSchicht is organised annually and has become a fixed event in the Ruhr metropolitan area. On 6 July 2013, its 13th edition invites visitors to the night of industrial culture – also at UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein. Where can the legacy of the region be better celebrated than in the Red Dot Design Museum which documents both the industrial era and, with its about 2,000 design innovations, the present? More