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

Friday, 8 November 2013

Communication design at its finest in the Red Dot Design Museum

After the international design scene has celebrated the best designs of the year in Berlin in October 2013, a selection of the awarded communication projects will now be presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen: from 12 November 2013 to 5 January 2014 in the special exhibition “Selected works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013”. More


Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Innovative art fair contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R.) at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 1 to 3 November the art fair contemporary art ruhr shows national and international contemporary creations in Essen, Germany. In the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and on the outdoor area of Zollverein World Heritage Site, visitors can encounter more than150 participants, among them famous art luminaries such as the Forum Kunst & Architektur, the Global Village Arts Association, or the KIRK Gallery. Against the setting of old industrial architecture, on an area of more than 5,000 square metres, institutions, art projects, -universities and -collections as well as selected C.A.R. talents gather. More


Sunday, 27 October 2013

Sweden being guest at the Red Dot Design Museum: Nordic compositions in the special exhibition "Sweden at its best"

The Red Dot Design Museum presents the special exhibition “Sweden at its best: Red Dot Award-winning design from the North”. From 27 October 2013 to 2 March 2014, shapely products from the High North, which document the Scandinavian nation’s creative ability, are on show. All of them were honoured in the Red Dot Award – one of the largest and most renowned design competitions in the world, where Swedish designers regularly prove that they internationally belong to the best. More


Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Creativity for kids: Experience tours in the Red Dot Design Museum

On Saturday, 19 October 2013, children will go on discovery tour in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and learn to see their environment with new eyes. In a playful way, two experience tours equip the young creative with design basics. Amazed, they will notice that they are surrounded by well-shaped everyday items around the clock: the bed in which they sleep, the pencil they use for homework or the toy they play with in their free time. More


Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Professional exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum: "Intelligent material & design for furniture and interior architecture"

For designers and architects, intelligent materials, product innovations and surprising detail solutions open up new possibilities concerning product design for future living environments and lifestyles. By presenting the exhibition “Intelligent material & design for furniture and interior architecture”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen offers an expert audience a place of inspiration from 12 – 30 October 2013. More


Monday, 30 September 2013

“Pay-What-You-Want” - every Friday in the Red Dot Design Museum

“How much is a visit to the Red Dot Design Museum worth to you?” As of now, visitors can answer this question once a week: the “Pay-What-You-Want” promotion offers guests the possibility to decide on the admission fee on their own on Fridays. More


Wednesday, 25 September 2013

The Red Dot Design Museum invites to free guided tours during the 24th colliery festival

This year, for the 24th time, UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein celebrates the huge colliery festival from 28 to 29 September 2013. Under the motto “1 world heritage / 1 district / 1 celebration” („ 1 Welterbe / 1 Bezirk / 1 Fest“), the industrial culture landscape presents a broad, exciting programme in which the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is also involved: besides a reduced entry fee of four euros during the weekend, it offers two free guided tours – for design fans and those who want to become it. More


Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Successful beginning for the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

The grand opening of the Red Dot Design Museum in Taipei on 30 August 2013 got a great feedback: A total of 40 journalists and more than 100 guests of honour followed the invitation of Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, and the Taiwan Design Center (TDC). With the opening of the third Red Dot Design Museum, a distinctive signal for the increasing importance of the world of design and the brand “Red Dot” is set at an international level. More


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