Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 1)

The regular registration phase runs until 14 May. In 18 categories the projects will be evaluated by a specialist jury. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Michel de Boer, Bettina Schulz, Chris Lee and Christof Rezk-Salama will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Communication design on the highest level: excellent posters

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Poster”.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design-Ranking 2016 – outstanding performances by institutions

The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. The Red Dot jury of 21 international design experts awarded five institutions with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, in recognition of the outstanding effort and quality designs, one of them is "ENSCI - Les Ateliers".


On the death of Kurt Weidemann. By Peter Zec

Friday, 1 April 2011

Kurt Weidemann was a lot of things to us: a companion of many years, an inspiration, a high-profile jury member and – to me – a personal friend. When I first joined the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen 20 years ago, Kurt Weidemann let me share in his keen intellect and encouraged me with his inspiration and constructive approach.


“folded sun”: Signed Poster Edition for Japan

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Communication design may release new aesthetic impulses, give food for thought – and sometimes it may help to relieve stress. red dot takes up this basic idea by selling the Japan poster “folded sun”, which has been designed by Remo Caminada, a Swiss communication designer and red dot juror, in order to help disaster victims with the proceeds.


Support Design: Mobile Tail by Park Sangwoo & Park Jongwon, red dot award: design concept winners

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Mobile Tail is a support stand for mobile devices, last year, it won a red dot: best of the best at the red dot award: design concept. When the mobile accessory started selling at the design museum shop, we decided to catch up with the two designers. Park Sangwoo is a chief designer at Studio O_O Korea and Park Jongwon is an industrial designer based in Seoul.


Product designers face up to the toughest choice of the year: red dot design award honours international excellence

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

In the field of product design there are many rankings; but now, the results of the probably toughest design contest are on hand: The jury sessions of the “red dot award: product design 2011” have ended. Since today it is known who was able to stand up to the top international comparison and which companies are allowed to adorn their innovations with the renowned “red dot” – and whose products will be presented as exhibits in the red dot design museum as of 5 July 2011.


Inspiration and Insight jury interview series: red dot award: design concept 2011

Monday, 14 March 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway and pre-judging will begin in just over 2 months. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative, innovative yet feasible ideas and prototypes. Get an insight into the jury, what makes them tick and why they do what they do.