Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

Thursday, 11 November 2010

This week: in noticeably good shape – posters The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up.


Obituary: Dr. Milton Tan deceased

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

The design world is mourning for Dr. Milton Tan. The promoter of design and associate professor for architecture at the National University of Singapore died on 8 November 2010 in Singapore. The international design world grieves the death of Milton Tan, the loss of an extraordinary promoter of design and a great personality.


Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

Friday, 5 November 2010

This week: glossy articles with substance – Magazines & Daily Press The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up. For the next six weeks, we will introduce you to the nominees in a different category every week.


Audi receives honorary “red dot: client of the year” award

Thursday, 4 November 2010

In 2010, for the first time in the history of the red dot design award, the honorary award “red dot: client of the year” is awarded. This award goes to automobile manufacturer AUDI, which this year shone with 16 awards in the red dot award: communication design and the communication design as well as marketing communication of which has received 39 red dots from the competition’s international jury in the past five years. A diverse range of design and brand agencies are behind this success.


Design Management Annual in Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Thursday, 28 October 2010

“In Germany the export share of design-oriented leading enterprises is far above the average,” explained Prof. Dr. Peter Zec at the beginning of his lecture on “The value of design”, which he gave on 26 October at the Design Management Institute in Boston (USA). During the three-day conference, he presented current figures to a highly interested professional audience. The red dot institute established these figures in a comparative market analysis for design-oriented companies.