Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The jury has made its decisions - the laureates have been announced

The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Regular phase has startet!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is in full swing: On 15 April, the Regular phase has started which is going until 21 May. The Latercomer registration is the last possibility to register in the competition. It ends on 19 June.

„Enduring, not ultimate form“

Exhibition on the development “from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot”

From 29 June - 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and the Ruhr Museum will present the eight-weeks anniversary exhibition „Enduring, not ultimate form“. It will inform visitors about “60 years of design history in Essen. The President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, is the patron.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Jury to decide on the best design concepts of the year

As the end of the late submission period draws to a close, the Red Dot jury eagerly waits to adjudicate the latest collection of futuristic and innovative design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products that could revolutionise our way of life.

"Design on Stage"

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising film: Until 3 May 2015 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.

“Every Product Tells a Story”

Designs with a story: Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

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.

 

 


Small cars getting bolder – automobile design 2008 trend report

Thursday, 20 March 2008

The 78th International Motor Show took place from 6 to 16 March, 2008 in Geneva, where 260 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their ideas for the automobile future.


Seoul is World Design Capital 2010

Thursday, 20 March 2008

Approximately 300 people attended the official signing ceremony to celebrate WDC Seoul 2010. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, Carlos Hinrichsen, Icsid President and Professor Dr. Peter Zec, creator of the World Design Capital-project and Senator of Icsid, signed the memorandum of agreement last Monday at The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, officially appointing the city as the World Design Capital™ (WDC™) 2010.


Trendspots 2008

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

In the era of globalisation, cueing in on countries’ cultural traditions can be of great benefit in achieving differentiation in the market. Preserving the distinct features of individual cultures by means of design is thus of great import.


Results of the red dot award: product design 2008

Friday, 14 March 2008

Economic upturn due to design? – US companies increasingly bank on design Design is of great significance for a company’s commercial success, because design provides good ideas with a form and is indispensable for differentiation in the global market. Many companies have come to internalise this realisation, as the results of this year’s red dot design award clearly demonstrate.


Dining & Living Trends 2008

Monday, 3 March 2008

The consumer goods industry with the sectors tableware, kitchen and household is a highly competitive and fast moving industry. Here design is a fundamental economic instrument. Products have been exhausted in terms of function; therefore design is indispensable for differentiation in the global market.