“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


The best in communication design – BBDO, Lenovo and Mister Spex

Friday, 7 October 2016

On 4 November 2016, the best of the best of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will receive their trophies on stage of the Konzerthaus Berlin for their outstanding communication campaigns. It remains exciting: Only on the evening of the awarding ceremony it is announced, who will receive a Red Dot: Grand Prix. This year’s winners include BBDO Berlin, Lenovo and Mister Spex.


“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” – 3D Printing exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Until 30 October 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition was curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.


Awarding ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 – Celebration of outstanding design achievements

Friday, 23 September 2016

On 22 September 2016, the highlight of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept was celebrated – the Red Dot Gala. In a glamorous atmosphere, the winners of the Red Dot: Best of the Best and the Red Dot: Luminary were honoured on the stage and catwalk of the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore. Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, and Ken Koo, President of Red Dot Asia handed over the trophies to the proud laureates.


Deutsche Bank, Born05 and UDG Digital Group score in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 are chosen. In 21 categories, designers, marketing experts and communication professionals could demonstrate their know-how. But only the best managed to convince the Red Dot jury. Those include the Deutsche Bank, Born05 from the Netherlands and the UDG United Digital Group.


"In Search of Good Design and Innovation Driven by Technology and New Materials: inspiring lecture by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec at the CONVERGE 2016"

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The latest developments from the field of virtual design creations are the topics of the new conference organised by the software company solidThinking in Essen on 20 and 21 September 2016. Product designers, developers and innovators from around the globe come together at the CONVERGE 2016 in the the SANAA building in Essen, which like the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is placed on the world heritage UNESCO Zollverein.