Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


Now available to order online: the Design Diary 2011

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

red dot is proud to present the new Design Diary 2011 – a classic of the red dot edition. The practical day planner in premium, black linen cover now enjoys cult status. The high-quality calendar contains comprehensive information on renowned design offices and producers from all around the globe, addresses of the most important design institutions worldwide, selected trade journals from Germany and abroad, as well as important design events.


Designing Success! – red dot in China: Award-winning product design inspires trade fair visitors in Shunde

Monday, 20 September 2010

The “Third China International Industrial Design Expo” at the Shunde Exhibition Centre in Guangdong province from 16-19 September 2010 was an attractive presentation platform for exhibitors from around the world to illustrate the essential role of good design as a value driver and distinguishing feature in global markets. The event is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential industrial design trade fairs and offered ideal conditions for a successful continuation of the “red dot on tour”.


Designing Success! – red dot in China

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Internationally leading design manufacturers present themselves in the growth market of the future. For a long time, China was regarded merely as a manufacturing location; in recent years, however, the region has experienced a real boom as a blossoming economic market with excellent growth rates and promising forecasts for the future. It also offers excellent conditions and enormous potential for the creative industries thanks to targeted state funding and private involvement.


DME Award 2010

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

The Design Management Europe Award enters a new round. For four years in succession the DME Award has been looking for companies, which use design as a strategic asset and as a means to distinguish themselves from their competitors. In the past, Virgin Atlantic, Festo, Decathlon, Loewe, Lego and Bionade ranked among the winners. For the first time this year, not only companies and institutions from EU member states but from all European nations may participate. The term of application will end on 8 October 2010. Participation will be free of charge.


Innovative, smart and solid—the winners of the caravaning design award

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Comfort, functionality and a refined sense of aesthetics—22 of the latest product developments of the caravaning sector were given the caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility at Messe Düsseldorf on 28 August 2010 in the Caravan Salon. This new generation of products were distinguished for their intelligent details, a sensibility for high-quality materials, and flexible interior design concepts.