Red Dot Award: Product Design

Winners’ Privileges

Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The numerous winners’ privileges are the usage of the Red Dot winner label, the presentation of the product at Red Dot Online, in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, in the Red Dot App as well as at Red Dot 21, and the exhibition of the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany. 

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test. 2015's best design concepts and prototypes will emerge from a total of 31 concept categories. These are deliberately wide to ensure limitless imagination. With the introduction of two new categories, designers are encouraged to think beyond the conventional list to define new innovations and explanations.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.

 

 


The awards presentation of the red dot award: communication design 2007 – The communication design industry celebrates the red dot winners

Thursday, 6 December 2007

On 6 December 2007, the red dot design museum held the awards presentation of this year’s red dot award: communication design. More than 600 guests from 14 nations celebrated the winners in the impressive atmosphere of the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein colliery. The winners of the honorary prizes awarded to the best entries of the competition were, like every year, kept on tenterhooks until the very end.


Singapore celebrates red dot winners

Monday, 3 December 2007

On Friday 30 November 2007, Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the winners of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot Traffic, Singapore’s former police headquarters, which was redesigned especially for the red dot design museum, the proud winners were honoured in a spectacular awards ceremony in the presence of numerous international guests from the design industry.


Seat Opens New Design Center

Thursday, 29 November 2007

Early in November the new SEAT Design Centre opened in Martorell near Barcelona. More than 130 invited guests, all of them renowned international designers and design and communication experts, attended the official dedication ceremony. The Catalan district president José Montilla was also participating in the opening. Professor Dr. Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), was among the invited guests as well.


Register now for the red dot award: product design 2008

Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Designers and companies from all over the world are once again invited to register their products for the red dot design award, one of the leading and largest international design competitions. The coveted trophy is the red dot, the seal for design quality. The registration period ends on 18 January 2008.


German enterprises impress jury with successful design management

Friday, 23 November 2007

On 22 November, 18 companies in six categories received an award for their successful design management in the red dot design museum – among them five German companies: Loewe, Festo, BoschSiemens Hausgeräte and Walter Knoll as well as the drinks manufacturer Bionade in the Newcomers category. Duravit, Zapp and Lamy received an honourable mention. In total almost 240 companies, institutions and organisations from 21 European countries had followed the DME Award’s (Design Management Europe Award) call for entries.