Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Political leaders visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Today, high-ranking visitors were welcomed at the Red Dot Design Museum. The guests were Hannelore Kraft, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia and Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The politicians were impressed by the world heritage Zollverein and especially the Red Dot Design Museum, which is located in the former colliery’s boiler house. Besides political topics, design and quality of awarded products were discussed at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More »

Monday, 13 January 2014

imm cologne 2014 - Red Dot winners at the international furnishing show

At the beginning of the year, the furnishing trade fair imm cologne introduces the trends for 2014. Visitors can look forward to the latest products and brands from the fields “Create. Furnish. Live.”. From 13 January until 19 January 2014, more than 1,000 provider from over 50 countries present a diversity of product innovations and inform about current developments of the industry. Among them, there are numerous Red Dot awarded companies which show new living ideas for every home, different styles and demands. More »

Friday, 10 January 2014

Red Dot jury forms up to start the search for design excellence (part 1)

The Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 is in full swing and companies, manufacturers and designers are still encouraged to participate in the competition with their most creative and innovative products until 5 February 2014. Shortly after the end of the registration period, the international Red Dot jury will get together in Essen/Germany, to evaluate and discuss every single submission live and on-site and to decide whether it will be awarded with the worldwide renowned quality seal – the Red Dot. As exciting as the annual product innovations is the circle of design experts, which steadily forms up to the Red Dot jury. More »

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On Sunday, 12 January 2014 design fans and all those, who want to become it, go on a journey of discovery in the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary product design. From 3–4:30 p.m., the public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen informs about latest industrial design, product culture and the fascinating architecture of the house. More »

Monday, 6 January 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - The search for the best visions, prototypes and concepts has just begun

Currently, design teams, inventors, students, research institutes design departments, architects and engineers are invited to submit their great design ideas for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014. The early bird submission period, which is running until 29 January 2014, has started. Last year, 4,394 entries submitted from 57 countries confirmed the international importance of the award – for companies, design studios, universities and designers alike. More »