Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

In search of good design and innovations

Since the beginning of November the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 has been running. The competition, which origins date back to 1954, is one of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competitions. Manufacturers and designers from more than 75 countries take part. Chosen by an independent and renowned jury, the award increases the visibility of designers and companies, brands and products. The use of the Red Dot label is exclusively reserved for the winners of the competition. 

Exhibition: Formosa Forms

Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan

From the beginning of October to the end of November 2014, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan”. Millions of people around the globe use innovative products of the insular state „Ilha Formosa“, the beautiful island, without knowing that their daily companions come from there. Sculptural lighting, powerful smartphones and notebooks, or elaborate bicycles illustrate in an aesthetic way that Taiwan is one of the leading countries in design.

Exhibition: Light & Shape

Best of Belgian Design

From 28 October 2014 until 25 January 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the special exhibition “Light & Shape: Best of Belgian Design”. From ultra-light luggage collection to unusual lamps: the exemplary selection of products from various living environments presents a cross-section of the current Belgian design standard. Touching and testing most of the exhibits is explicitly allowed, since outstanding design quality becomes apparent only in use.

 

 

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Event: Every product tells a story

Good products do not appear from nowhere. In the beginning, there always is an idea which turns into the final product after a long development process and countless drafts. But where do these ideas come from and how do designers get their motivation? The exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”, which can be visited from 28 November 2014 until 31 May 2015 in the Hong Kong Design Institute, explores this question in detail.

 

 

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei from 13 November 2014 – 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

Inspiration and innovation

The International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015

Every year, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are honoured and their works are published in an extensive reference book – for eternity. The two-volume International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015 is hot off the press and gives an overview of the status quo of current communication design.

 

 


red dot award: product design 2007 – awards ceremony greatly anticipated

Tuesday, 5 June 2007

The countdown is on for the festive awards ceremony of the red dot award: product design 2007 this June 25. Honouring the creativity and success of this year's laureates, the celebration will also allow for inspiring encounters among international guests from design, culture, business, and politics. We invite you to participate at this great event!


Porsche Design presents its first mobile in the red dot design museum

Tuesday, 5 June 2007

Once more, the red dot design museum was the presentation venue for an exciting new product: Yesterday, Porsche Design Group and the French Sagem Communication (Safran Group) presented the first Porsche Design mobile phone P’9521. In May 2006, both companies signed a licence agreement and the result of this cooperation is very impressing: The Porsche mobile phone unites a puristic design made of high-quality, natural materials such as aluminium and mineral glass with an innovative technology.


Interview with Universal Home scholarship winner Chao Zheng

Friday, 1 June 2007

The 22-year-old architecture student Chao Zheng from Wuhan, China, has been researching the universal home for the future in the ‘Universal Home’ research project together with the other international scholarship holders since October 2006.


Beautiful New World – Is Design Dubai’s Future?

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

The first International Design Forum (IDF) is presently taking place in Dubai. It focuses on design in and for the Arabian world and is about to become a great success. Since 27 May 2007 the participants have been discussing jointly with renowned designers, architects and personalities from industry and science about the future role of design and creativity as innovative driving force. As official partner of the IDF red dot is on location with an exhibition of award-winning products and engages in strengthening the role of design as an economic factor in the Arabian world and actively promoting Arabian designers.


red dot on tour - Professor Dr. Zec as design and economy expert in Dubai

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

The exhibition with which red dot is currently presenting itself at the International Design Forum in Dubai has turned out to be a great success. It is well received by organisers and speakers alike. Even H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, president of the Executive Council of Dubai and patron of the International Design Forum, insisted on visiting the exhibition of award-winning products and talking to Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and member of the Design Advisory Council of the International Design Forum, about the red dot design award when paying a short visit to the Forum.