Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Only until 31 July: special exhibition of international product designs

“Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016” will be on show only until 31 July. The largest special exhibition in area in the Red Dot Award’s history presents the current prize-winning products in two locations at UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein: The Red Dot Design Museum displays the most extensive selection of international innovations, completed by further designs in the neighbouring Hall 8.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Award-winning design, premium products and a touch of Hollywood in Essen: That was the Red Dot Gala 2016.

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene came to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months, the laureates of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, received their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen. Afterwards, 1,800 guests enjoyed an evening of dancing and networking at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen – in the midst of award-winning innovations.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.

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 until 28 August.


New at the red dot design store: the international yearbook communication design 2010/2011!

Monday, 13 December 2010

For the first time, all winners and their creations will be presented in a two-volume work. The two volumes “Hot” and “Cool” show hot and hip communication design at the highest stage. Order the book now in our red dot design store!


A spectacular evening celebrating design excellence - the awards presentation of the “red dot award: communication design 2010”

Sunday, 12 December 2010

The best in international communication design came together in the red dot design museum in Essen yesterday in order to honour the award-winners of this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and host of the evening, welcomed some 900 creative professionals and representatives from the media, business and culture to the awards presentation and the ensuing vernissage and red dot after show party. A special highlight was the appearance of a true creativity guru who has been providing the best entertainment for 50 years: Legendary TV host Frank Elstner honoured the “red dot: agency of the year”, BBDO Germany, with a laudatory speech and received great applause from the enthusiastic audience.


red dot dinner marks beginning of red dot design award 2011 in Asia

Thursday, 2 December 2010

At the beginning of the call for entries period of the red dot: award product design 2011 in late November, red dot again visited Asia to hold the traditional red dot dinner – this year even in two different places. In Taiwan and Beijing Professor Dr. Peter Zec welcomed the nation’s most important companies to the red dot dinner where they could exchange ideas in inspiring conversations and discussions. The hosts, the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) and the Beijing Industrial Design Center (BIDC), were delighted because by now Taiwan and China rank among the up-and-coming nations in the red dot design award. And this year they will again attempt to successfully maintain their country’s position in the competition.


red dot award: product design 2011 - register now to take advantage of the early bird discount!

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

red dot is now once again calling designers and companies from all over the world to register their products for the red dot design award. You can take advantage of this opportunity to measure yourself against the ‘who’s who’ of the most innovative and best companies in the world. Take advantage of the early bird discount by December 3, 2010!


A Fireworks of Creativity - Singapore Celebrates red dot Winners

Friday, 26 November 2010

The award ceremony on 25 November 2010 in Singapore was the festive culmination of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot design museum Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the proud winners with a spectacular awards presentation in the presence of more than 400 international guests from the design industry. One of the evening’s highlights was the spectacular the collaborative performance of the Singaporean sound artist sonicbrat and the Spanish musician and sound engineer Santiago Latorre.