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 Area Taipei

New point of contact for Design in Taipei - As part of the Taiwan Design Museum, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei exhibits industrial products and communication solutions that have won a Red Dot Design Award.

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Design Museum News

Friday, 22 January 2016

Insightful exhibition opening: “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

On the evening of 21 January 2016, the exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” opened in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. It is the first joint project of the Folkwang University of the Arts and the Red Dot Design Museum. Already in 2014, the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design in Tallinn had curated the exhibition. It shows an overview of the life’s work of Tõnis Käo, who is regarded as a pioneer in system design. More


Monday, 18 January 2016

“Design as Experiment”: exhibition about Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Designers have a formative influence on our daily live like hardly any other professional group. One of them is Tõnis Käo; his achievements will be honoured in the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”. From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the exhibition, which was curated by the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More


Friday, 8 January 2016

¡Viva el Diseño! Public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

A public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen informs visitors about the award-winning objects in the exhibition „¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain“ and further 2,000 pieces from around the world on Sunday, 10 January 2016 from 3–4.30 p.m. More


Thursday, 17 December 2015

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany

As leading institutes for design in Essen/Germany, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and Folkwang University of the Arts are presenting their first joint project: the exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”, which was curated by the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design in Tallinn in 2014. More


Monday, 7 December 2015

Charity auction in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen with record result: 11,781 euro for the local good cause

On Sunday, 6 December 2015, the popular charity auction took place in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. Around 170 attendants came to purchase well-designed objects by auction and do a good action. More


Thursday, 12 November 2015

“Smart Materials and Solutions for better Product Design“: exciting material innovations in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the exhibition “Smart Materials and Solutions for better Product Design” from 19 November 2015 until 10 January 2016. It shows intelligent materials, new products and surprising detail solutions which are both sensible and sensory. More


Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Red Dot exhibition "Design Identities" in the Cube Design Museum in Kerkrade

On 23 October 2015, the Red Dot exhibition "Design Identities" was opened in Kerkrade, Netherlands. Until 4 September 2016, awarded design from Germany and the Netherlands is on show at the Cube Design Museum. More


Tuesday, 20 October 2015

“¡Viva el Diseño!”: Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

From 25 October 2015 to 10 January 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”. More


Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Design and materials as drivers of innovation: conferences in Cologne and Essen, Germany

In October and November 2015, two conferences are dedicated to the advantages of good design and the role of innovative materials and processes. More


Friday, 25 September 2015

Conference "Smart Materials for future Design" in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany

Materials and technology open up new fields of application for designers and manufacturers, thus contributing to a better quality of life in terms of elaborate products. Dedicated to that topic, the conference "Smart Materials for future Design" will take place in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany on 18 November 2015. More