Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


Peter Schreyer appointed first non-Korean President of Kia Motors Corporation

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Celebrated red dot winner, former head of design at Audi and VW as well as Kia's chief designer – and now President of Kia Motors Corporation: the various stages of Peter Schreyer emphasise his distinctive design profile and the ability to provide an important impulse for the changing of a brand’s image. New ideas instead of eternal variation of the same thing – that is what drives a man like Schreyer and makes him so successful.


In memory of communication designer and red dot juror Guy Schockaert

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The world of design has lost one of its most outstanding typographers and graphic designers. Guy Schockaert passed away on 11 January 2013 and leaves a gap that he once filled with more than 40 years of professional work for industrial and cultural institutions. Due to his extensive expertise, he has been a juror of the “red dot award: communication design” for several times and evaluated all works submitted fair and with an expert’s eye.


Call for entries - interzum award: intelligent material & design 2013

Monday, 14 January 2013

The exhibitors at "interzum cologne 2013” are now invited to submit their current products to an international comparison. The “interzum award: intelligent material & design” is awarded to the best designs in the supplier industry by an independent jury of experts.


125 years Made in Germany (part 5) - these are the brands!

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Until 4 March 2013, the exhibition “German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation” narrates the success story of German design and describes it by numerous exhibits. In cooperation with the Neue Sammlung - The International Design Museum Munich, the exhibition in Hong Kong presents selected winning works of the red dot design award, but also iconic products which have become “German Design Standards”. In the fifth part of this series, further masters of German design will be presented.