Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.


“Icograda Design Week” in the World Design Capital, Torino

Monday, 25 August 2008

Under the title “Multiverso. Nodes, connections and currents in contemporary communication design” the international umbrella organisation of communication designers, Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations), is hosting the “Icograda Design Week” in Torino from 13 to 19 October 2008 together with the Italian Association of Visual Communication, Aiap.


red dot goes Dubai – Present your awarded product at the Index Dubai 2008

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

At present Dubai is one of the fastest growing metropolises in the world. red dot is now in the position to open this promising growth market exclusively to a small circle of red dot winners. By presenting their award-winning products in Dubai red dot provides its clients an effective springboard for a successful start in the Arabian market and thus the opportunity to maintain a presence in this exciting business location both as company and as red dot winner. Register now!


Poggenpohl intends to expand greatly

Friday, 15 August 2008

Poggenpohl is expanding. The manufacturer of premium kitchens and several-time red dot winner intends to significantly increase its turnover over the next five years; the aim is an increase to approximately 200 million euros. Up to 60 additional company-owned sales studios are to open worldwide.


Obituary: Andrea Pininfarina deceased

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

The design world is mourning the loss of Andrea Pininfarina. Last Thursday, 7 August 2008, the head of the world famous company of long tradition died in a tragic traffic accident. Andrea Pininfarina leaves behind his wife, Cristina Pollion di Persano, as well as his daughter Benedetta and his two sons Sergio and Luca.


All in white – furniture design trends 2008/2009

Monday, 11 August 2008

What are the most interesting novelties in furniture design? Which trends from recent years have prevailed and which new design trends are emerging? In our red dot trend report we are introducing the most important trends and the most fascinating innovations in furniture design.