Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Red Dot supports the creative industry in the South Korean metropolis Busan

Being a renowned design promoter, Red Dot uses its expertise and global network to spread the idea of design excellence all over the world. With three international design competitions in the field of product design, communication design and design concepts, and three museums, Red Dot attracts the interest of designers, the industry and consumers alike. More »

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - Anticipating the best designs of the year

With just hours left for submission to the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014, the highly anticipated adjudication phase of the competition comes next. This year, 20 jury members, all of whom are of high repute in the design scene, hail from Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Denmark, Singapore, USA, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom, Belgium and Finland. More »

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - Call for entries ends on 21 May

It is just hours to go before the participation phase for this year’s Red Dot Award: Design Concept ends. In 2013 alone, companies, design studios, universities and designers alike from 57 countries submitted 4,394 entries of their best innovative ideas – demonstrating the international significance of the competition. With a shorter race set for this year, the search for the best concepts and prototypes has been made with all possible energy and enthusiasm. More »

Friday, 16 May 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept - Jury Interview: Design: A Korean perspective

Professor Dr Ken Nah has been a part of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept jury since 2009. He is a Professor of Design Management and is also the Director of the Human and Experience Research (HER) Lab at the International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS) in South Korea. After the judging session of the Red Dot Award: Product Design, Ken Koo, Asia President of the Red Dot Design Award, and Professor Dr Nah talked about design and how a small electronic device has taken over their lives. More »

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Inspiring exchange: PROUD Forum "Design for societal challenges" in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

How does design react to social change? Which methods does it use? And how can design values be conveyed in a society where the word “design” is applied to almost everything? On Thursday, 8 May 2014, more than 120 attendants joined the PROUD Forum “Design for societal challenges” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. Experts from around the world granted insights in new design tools and methods and assessed their potential in terms of their productive and social value. More »