Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Only until 31 July: special exhibition of international product designs

“Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016” will be on show only until 31 July. The largest special exhibition in area in the Red Dot Award’s history presents the current prize-winning products in two locations at UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein: The Red Dot Design Museum displays the most extensive selection of international innovations, completed by further designs in the neighbouring Hall 8.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is 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.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Award-winning design, premium products and a touch of Hollywood in Essen: That was the Red Dot Gala 2016.

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene came to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months, the laureates of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, received their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen. Afterwards, 1,800 guests enjoyed an evening of dancing and networking at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen – in the midst of award-winning innovations.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 28 August.


Product launches at the red dot design museum in Singapore

Friday, 20 November 2009

On 25 November 2009 at 7:30 pm, three new products will be presented for the first time to the public at the red dot design museum in Singapore: With his “Flow Office Desking Landscape,” designer and red dot juror Werner Aisslinger will present a new, extremely innovative office furniture system.


Icsid World Design Congress 2009 in Singapore

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

“Design Difference - Designing Our World 2050” will be the theme of the Icsid World Design Congress 2009 to take place from 23 to 25 November in Singapore. The congress offers designers, business leaders, politicians, and academics from all over the world an international platform to establish contacts, exchange ideas, discuss the role of design and its accompanying challenges, and build the foundations for future collaborations.


Design Korea 2009 - red dot at World Best Design Exchange

Thursday, 12 November 2009

At the “World Best Design Exchange 2009” held at Design Korea 2009 from 2 to 8 December 2009 in Incheon, Korea, red dot will present a selection of winning products and concepts of this year’s red dot design award. The biannual business event presents the latest design trends and internationally distinguished products and gives an overview of the future development of the international design industry.


Register now for the red dot after show party 2009!

Thursday, 12 November 2009

The time has come: on 9 December 2009, the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design will be celebrated by the international design scene at the red dot design museum. The most spectacular newcomers, the best designers of international communication design, and guests from media, business and politics will come together to experience a very special evening.


red dot: junior prize for German designer Junior prize supports young talent and sets impulses for tomorrow’s design economy

Thursday, 12 November 2009

In order to increase chances for young talent, red dot specifically supports fledgling designers, annually awarding the “red dot: junior prize”, worth 10,000 euros. This year, the junior prize goes to Dennis Dominguez from Cologne, Germany, for his book “Stereotype”. The work visualises different prejudices and clichés in a highly bold as well as entertaining way. The “red dot: junior prize” will be presented to Dennis Dominguez at the festive awards presentation on 9 December 2009 in the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany.