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.
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.
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.
Design Museum News
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 »
Friday, 13 December 2013
On Sunday, 15 December 2013, more than 130 international products come under the hammer in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen: from 4–in–1 trike buggy, which accompanies juniors aged six to 24 month, to a well-shaped bluetooth keyboard made of top-quality wood to a design wristwatch, which informs the person wearing it about what time it is in an innovative way. Those who are still looking for fancy Christmas presents for their beloved will make a catch and support a good cause at the same time: The complete proceeds are granted the human rights organisation Amnesty International without deductions. More »
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
With the aim to select the best designed and most innovative products of the year, the Red Dot Award has recently started a new round. Until 6 December 2013, companies and designers run the chance to enter their well-designed projects for the coveted Red Dot and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the Early Bird period. More »
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
Nordic Design in Essen - Special exhibition “Sweden at its best” until March 2014 in the Red Dot Design Museum
The special exhibition “Sweden at its best: Red Dot Award-winning design from the North”, presented by the Red Dot Design Museum, can be visited until 2 March 2014. The products from the High North come from different fields: Well-shaped objects for the domicile, protecting work equipment and innovative products which make life easier, can partly be touched and even tested. More »
Thursday, 28 November 2013
On 27 November 2013, the Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. The politician was welcomed by Vito Orazhem, managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen. In his mother tongue Slovenian, he guided through the impressive exhibition of contemporary design. More »
Monday, 18 November 2013
On Saturday, 23 November 2013, well-shaped exhibits will come to new life – at night in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. From 7 – 8 p.m., young and old will go on a discovery tour in the former boiler house of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. Equipped with torches only, the free guided tour of a special kind will become an experience for the whole family. More »
Friday, 8 November 2013
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
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
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 »