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 Taipei
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Design Museum News
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
With the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary product design, the red dot design museum inspires its visitors again and again. Current public attractors are the three special exhibitions “Moving Materials”, “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013” and “Style Porsche – The Future of History”. A Porsche importer from the Netherlands used the exhibition of the recently elected “red dot: design team of the year 2012” as an opportunity for an exclusive event and invited his loyal customers to visit Essen. More »
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Just imagine this: you are wearing beautiful accessories made from ordinary cardboard or a stylish handbag that also charges for your mobile phone. You decorate your apartment with textiles that create mood lighting according to your personal taste, while the glass in the window regulates the intensity of the sunlight. More »
Thursday, 21 June 2012
From well-designed exterior luminaires, to a helicopter, functional clothing and drawing pencils: In its four-week special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013”, the red dot design museum presents contemporary product design in the midst of inspiring industrial architecture from 3 till 29 July 2012. More »
Friday, 18 May 2012
Summer months have their own name in Essen: "Maitember". When the days start to get longer and the air gets warmer, the city invites to its many cultural- and recreational programmes. More than 400 leisure opportunities await the visitors from May to September. The red dot design museum takes part in "Maitember", too, and offers two guided tours free of charge. More »
Wednesday, 28 December 2011
The same procedure as every year? Well, not at the world’s biggest design competition. 2011 draws to a close and the red dot design award can look back to an eventful year, which kept numerous highlights and successful premieres ready. More »
Thursday, 15 December 2011
Greek myths as a source of inspiration for creativity: "The Greek Monsters" at the red dot design museum!
Minotaur, Cerberus and Chimera are usually terrifying and ugly creatures. But this is a myth – the truth is that most of the ancient Greek beasts were friendly fellows. That is proved by the Beetroot Design Group from Greece – the “red dot: agency of the year 2011” presents itself self-ironically as “The Greek Monsters” and thus, responds to the current criticism on all what origins from Greece. More »
Monday, 12 December 2011
The red dot design museum in Essen presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design – and always stays up to date: After one year, most of the objects are sent back to their manufacturers, so the latest winning products of the “red dot design award” can find their way into the museum. Now, numerous top products were used in another way: The victorious brands decided by majority to auction them off for a good cause. More »
Thursday, 1 December 2011
Charity auction for the benefit of Amnesty International at the red dot design museum - design pieces under the hammer
Starting 2 p.m. on Sunday, 11 December 2011, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen auctions off 150 international design objects and well-shaped items of everyday life which were submitted to the “red dot award: product design”, one of the most renowned competitions worldwide. The complete auction proceeds are granted Amnesty International. The non-profit organisation internationally takes a stand for human rights as well as for personal freedom as basis for human creativity. More »
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
Creative elite at the red dot design museum: selected winners of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"
The creative elite once again presented at the red dot design museum: Recently, the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: communication design 2011” already guested at the Alte Münze Berlin and turned the hip location in Germany’s capital city into a hot spot for excellent communication design. Now, red dot presents a selection of these inspiring works in Essen, Germany. More »
Monday, 24 October 2011
Since 2006, contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R.) presents itself with two events a year. This autumn, the art fair is guest at the red dot design museum and will decorate the “Schürerhalle”, which is the main hall of the former boiler house of Zeche Zollverein, with contemporary art. More »