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, 24 January 2014

MAISON&OBJET PARIS presents current living trends

From 24 to 28 January 2014 the MAISON&OBJET PARIS takes place. Twice a year, the fair for interior design and decoration invites international visitors to the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte. At the sector meet-up, more than 3,000 exhibitors show their new collections on an area of 250,000 square metres. To cover every facet of interior design, artists, craftsmen, brands, manufacturers, importers, designers and stylists from the fields of fashion, home textiles and interior decoration, gifts and furniture are on the spot. More »


Monday, 20 January 2014

From fishhook to luxury yacht - The boot 2014 opens its gates

It is that time again: From 18 to 26 January 2014, 1,650 exhibitors from 60 countries show everything around the motto “360° watersports”. In 17 fair halls and on an exhibition space of 230,000 square meters, visitors discover what they need for activities on, at and under the water. On the world’s largest show for maritime sports and lifestyle are boats, yachts and equipment for nearly every activity which is related to water. More »


Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Political leaders visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Today, high-ranking visitors were welcomed at the Red Dot Design Museum. The guests were Hannelore Kraft, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia and Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The politicians were impressed by the world heritage Zollverein and especially the Red Dot Design Museum, which is located in the former colliery’s boiler house. Besides political topics, design and quality of awarded products were discussed at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More »


Monday, 13 January 2014

imm cologne 2014 - Red Dot winners at the international furnishing show

At the beginning of the year, the furnishing trade fair imm cologne introduces the trends for 2014. Visitors can look forward to the latest products and brands from the fields “Create. Furnish. Live.”. From 13 January until 19 January 2014, more than 1,000 provider from over 50 countries present a diversity of product innovations and inform about current developments of the industry. Among them, there are numerous Red Dot awarded companies which show new living ideas for every home, different styles and demands. More »


Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On Sunday, 12 January 2014 design fans and all those, who want to become it, go on a journey of discovery in the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary product design. From 3–4:30 p.m., the public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen informs about latest industrial design, product culture and the fascinating architecture of the house. More »


Friday, 27 December 2013

Emotions, events and successes: The Red Dot year 2013

Red Dot looks back on an exciting year 2013. The three competitions Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept elected the best of their fields with their expert juries. With the opening of the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei and worldwide special exhibitions as well as events, Red Dot expanded the international design network. Also in the digital world, the year 2013 was characterised by networking: With Red Dot 21, the global design directory, and the Red Dot App, new virtual rooms for the presentation of brands, products and designers were created. More »


Friday, 20 December 2013

Impressive setting: Küppersbusch puts its "Meisterstück" into the museum's light

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen is the perfect place for the presentation of product design as the 2,000 exhibits prove, which can be found on the five floors of the house. All current winning works of the Red Dot Award: Product Design are presented for at least one year in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex and create an exciting contrast between historical industrial architecture and modern product culture. Companies and designers, which are represented here with their innovative and shapely everyday items, belong to the best of their industry – just like Küppersbusch. More »


Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Exciting guided tour for children: Journey of discovery in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On Sunday, 29 December 2013, children from 8 to 12 years go on a journey of discovery in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. Thereby, they will meet products, which they know from their everyday life, but also innovative items which will astonish them. From 3 – 4 p.m., the guided tour offers tomorrow’s creative minds an overview of award-winning designs from about 45 nations and facilitates them with a sense for good design quality. More »


Monday, 16 December 2013

Product auction of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen enthused bidders and visitors

On Sunday, 15 December 2013, more than 130 products were auctioned for a good cause in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. About 120 design friends came to have a look at shapely products and to make a bid on their favourite piece. Some people seized the auction as exciting Christmas shopping, some were glad about design objects for their own four walls. Even auction professionals from the retail industry were there to buy objects for their own shops. More »


Monday, 16 December 2013

Agency of the year 2013 presents special exhibition: "FACE:DESIGN" in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since mid-November, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is presenting the special exhibition “Selected works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013”. From 18 December 2013, the house will grant further exciting insights into the fascinating world of communication design: Mutabor, the most successful agency of the year 2013, presents itself with the room installation “FACE:DESIGN” which will be on show in the former boiler house of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex until 2 February 2014. More »