Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research in Wales is looking for a Professor of Product Design

Monday, 14 July 2008

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research (PDR) at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) is a UK leader of research in the field of product design and development. PDR is now looking to build on their success by recruiting a highly experienced researcher who is capable of making a substantial contribution to one or more of PDR’s research teams.

red dot goes Dubai

Tuesday, 8 July 2008

red dot increases its involvement in the Arab world with a new promising cooperation: as a strategic partner of dmg world media, one of the largest international trade fair organisers and publishing companies, red dot will for the first time present itself with its own large exhibition at the interior design trade fair “Index” in Dubai this coming December.


Friday, 4 July 2008

Seize this last chance to enter the red dot award: design concept 2008. The registration period for latecomers ends 18 July! Wanted are the best innovations and boldest design ideas of the year – design concepts, which have the potential to improve our future.

2nd German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design 2008

Friday, 27 June 2008

On 24 June 2008, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, together with the Seoul Design Center, hosted the second German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design at the red dot design museum. Interested designers and  entrepreneurs used the chance to establish interesting contacts and exchange views with a delegation from Korea. The main topic was “Life Science Design”, an increasingly relevant and important field in both Germany and Korea due to similar demographic developments in both industrial nations.

red dot award: product design 2008 - Creative industry celebrates new design awareness

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

On the occasion of the red dot award: product design 2008 over 1,000 designers, culture enthusiasts, politicians and business specialists from all over the globe came together at the Essen Aalto Theatre on 23 June 2008 to honour this year’s award winners on stage. After the awards ceremony everyone celebrated late into the night at the traditional Winners' Party in the red dot design museum.