Xiamen International Design Week

Red Dot in China 2016

From 29 October until 1 November 2016, Red Dot brings the world of design to the International Conference and Exhibition Center of the South-East-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fifth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and trade fair organiser of the Xiamen International Design Week (XIDW).

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

22quadrat, Beetroot Design Group and Yadegar Asisi

The winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 are set. From thousands of entries, the jury has chosen the best communication performances of the year. Among others, the agency 22quadrat, the Beetroot Design Group as well as the artist Yadegar Asisi can be glad about a distinction with the Red Dot label.

Red Dot on Tour

“La valeur du design”: Red Dot exhibition opened in France

On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) opened in St. Etienne, France. Until 8 January 2017, Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world inform visitors of the Cité du Design about the merits and value of good design.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best products from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

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.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec holds talk on method for calculating the value of design

Monday, 8 March 2010

On 2 March 2010, some 200 people came to the sold-out event on the method for calculating the value of design given by design expert and author Professor Dr. Peter Zec in Düsseldorf 's renowned "stilwerk" design shopping centre. Together with co-author Burkhard Jacob, director of the red dot institute, Zec gave an overview of the method of design value calculation and explained how design can increase the value of a company.


The red dot design museum presents: Best of Dutch Design

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

From 8 April to 2 May 2010 the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, will present the finalists and winners of the Dutch Design Awards 2009 in a special exhibition. he 2010 European Capital of Culture is one of the first stops of the international touring exhibition of the “best of the best” of Dutch design.


Results keenly awaited: the winners of the red dot award: product design 2010!

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Once more the award competition has attracted record submissions, highlighting the high degree of design consciousness worldwide. Designers and manufacturers from 57 countries have submitted products for consideration, hoping to win one of the highly coveted design seals of quality, the “red dot”. Thirty international design experts from all over the world will travel to the 2010 Cultural Capital of Essen to assess thoroughly all the submissions on site.


Best of Dutch Design on show in red dot design museum

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The finalists and winners of the Dutch Design Awards 2009 will be on show in the red dot design museum in Essen. From April 8 through to May 2 the museum will host the ‘best of the best’ of Dutch Design, as part of an international tour of the exhibit, showing design by renowned designers as Studio Wieke Somers, Maarten Baas, Thonik, Philips Design, Gert Dumbar, Jelte van Abbema (young talent 2009), and many others.


Belgian ad agencies band together to protest ruthless pitching

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The ad agency sector as well has not been spared from the economic crisis—on the contrary. Last year was a difficult year, with many lay-offs, mass pitches, and immense cost pressure. Many contractors used and still use the economic crisis as a killer argument to continually push prices further down, and pitches for little or no money are no rarity.