Xiamen International Design Week

Red Dot in China 2016

From 29 October until 1 November 2016, Red Dot brings the world of design to the International Conference and Exhibition Center of the South-East-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fifth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and trade fair organiser of the Xiamen International Design Week (XIDW). In an interview, Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec gives insights into the successful fair and his talks about his personal highlight.

Red Dot in Berlin

Awarding ceremony, exhibition and after show party

On 4 November 2016, the time will have finally arrived for the Red Dot Gala in Berlin where communication designers and marketing professionals will be honoured for their extraordinary achievements in design. At the Konzerthaus Berlin, the best of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will receive their trophies.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 begins

From 24 October 2016 onwards, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.


Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

The Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016 has been chosen: Serviceplan has won the day in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. With its innovative campaigns, this partner-led agency proved to be the strongest service provider as demonstrated by its 11 Red Dot and five Red Dot: Best of the Best awards in this year’s competition.

Red Dot on Tour

“La valeur du design”: Red Dot exhibition opened in France

On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) opened in St. Etienne, France. Until 8 January 2017, Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world inform visitors of the Cité du Design about the merits and value of good design.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best products from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

"The red dot design museum stands for the future": The Dutch Royal Family visits red dot

Friday, 15 April 2011

On 15 April 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix visited the red dot design museum as part of her state visit to Germany. The sun was shining brightly as the Queen arrived at the red dot museum, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, and Princess Máxima as well as by Hannelore Kraft, the Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia.

„Construction close to the water“ in the Netherlands and Germany: seminar in the red dot design museum about chances and challenges

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

On April 15th 2011, Dutch and German experts in architecture and construction industry will get an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and experience: the seminar “construction close to the water”, which has been organised by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in cooperation with NRW.International will be visited by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix during her official state visit, as she would like to get her own impression of the structural change in the Ruhr region.

On the death of Kurt Weidemann. By Peter Zec

Friday, 1 April 2011

Kurt Weidemann was a lot of things to us: a companion of many years, an inspiration, a high-profile jury member and – to me – a personal friend. When I first joined the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen 20 years ago, Kurt Weidemann let me share in his keen intellect and encouraged me with his inspiration and constructive approach.

“folded sun”: Signed Poster Edition for Japan

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Communication design may release new aesthetic impulses, give food for thought – and sometimes it may help to relieve stress. red dot takes up this basic idea by selling the Japan poster “folded sun”, which has been designed by Remo Caminada, a Swiss communication designer and red dot juror, in order to help disaster victims with the proceeds.

Support Design: Mobile Tail by Park Sangwoo & Park Jongwon, red dot award: design concept winners

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Mobile Tail is a support stand for mobile devices, last year, it won a red dot: best of the best at the red dot award: design concept. When the mobile accessory started selling at the design museum shop, we decided to catch up with the two designers. Park Sangwoo is a chief designer at Studio O_O Korea and Park Jongwon is an industrial designer based in Seoul.