“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.

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.


Communication designers play increasingly important role

Monday, 23 August 2010

There is a clear upward trend in the field of communication design. This is the result of a range of recent studies and market observations. The current positive trend can be put down to the improvement of the German economic climate and consumer confidence. The media genre that has benefited most in the past is the Internet; here experts continue to see the greatest development potential.


Interview with Ian Cameron

Thursday, 19 August 2010

For Ian Cameron, chief designer with Rolls-Royce, good design must be appealing to the customer. In the interview with red dot he tells us about the challenge and responsibility that his design team had to face in the design and the realisation of this new car, as well as about the central idea that influences his work.


Poggenpohl and Porsche to launch a new designer kitchen

Monday, 9 August 2010

For the second time around, the kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl and Porsche Design have extended their partnership agreement. Following the resounding success of the kitchen produced during their first collaboration (P’7340), the team is now preparing for the launch, by the year 2014, of a follow-up model, likewise to stand out for its functional and minimalist design.


The Agony of Choice – Jury Time in Essen and Singapore

Monday, 2 August 2010

In the coming weeks almost 10,000 works and products have to be sorted and evaluated by the jurors of the red dot award: communication design and the red dot award: design concept. Nearly as many creative minds are currently still hoping that it is their entry of all, which may persuade the jurors…


Prof. Dr. Peter Zec as design expert in Singapore

Monday, 2 August 2010

On the morning of 31 Jul 2010, one hundred academics, policy makers and design decision makers from companies arrived at the red dot design museum in Singapore for the design seminar "Design Value - A strategy for business success".