Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Renowned, international, independent: the Red Dot jury for 2014 has been announced!

Bit by bit, several thousands of products entered in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 are arriving at the judging hall in the Ruhr region/Germany. Whether they come in a small package or a large container, the designs from vastly different areas of life are currently being prepared for their big moment. Design experts from all over the world will discuss each entry in a professional atmosphere during the jury session and assess its design quality. Only very few products are awarded the sought-after Red Dot seal or the even more seldom distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. More »

Monday, 3 February 2014

Athmospheric vernissage in Basel: Jean-Jaques Schaffner and Peter Zec honour Red Dot winners in the St. Peter's Church

These days, design is shaping the third largest city in Switzerland: In the center of Basel, the incisive posters and banners, designed by the agency Schaffner & Conzelmann, are sticking out the mile and lead the way to several locations of the special exhibition „Ausgezeichnet. Red Dot präsentiert prämiertes Kommunikationsdesign 2013 | 2014“ (“Excellent. Red Dot presents award-winning communication design 2013 | 2014”). The opening events on 30 and 31 January already attracted several hundreds of guests – now, the presentation of graphics, advertising and marketing projects can be visited by an even larger audience until 21 February 2014. More »

Monday, 3 February 2014

Public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On Sunday, 9 February 2014, friends of well-shaped creations and all those, who want to become it, go on a journey of discovery in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. From 3–4.30 p.m., the public tour of the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design informs about current trends, product culture and the fascinating architecture of the house. More »

Thursday, 30 January 2014

The trend barometer for design-strong brands: Final spurt in the Red Dot Award 2014

Great authority in the search of the latest top performances in international product design: Being an independent competition, the Red Dot Award selects the best drafts from different industries for almost 60 years now. All those who want to go hunting for the Red Dot quality seal, need to hurry up: Only until 5 February 2014, companies and designers can enter their current products and projects in the competition. The final spurt is in full swing! More »

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

In the world of design: Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel of Sweden were welcomed by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen earlier today. The couple, accompanied by Ewa Björling, Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade, and Garrelt Duin, Minister for Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia, were given a tour of the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. More »