Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Global brands in competition

The manufacturers and designers who took part in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have put themselves forward for a global comparison with future-oriented thinking and self-confidence. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises entered their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. After a successful jury session, the independent assessment by the specialists shows how the product designs performed in a current and international comparison. The winners will officially be announced on 29 June 2015, the day of the Red Dot Gala.

 

 

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.

 

 

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. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.

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.

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.

 

 


Register now for the red dot award: product design 2008

Monday, 21 January 2008

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. In response to the industry’s constant development there are sixteen instead of previously thirteen product categories this year. New categories, which have been added or result from the division of existing categories, are “Kitchen”, “Garden”, “Automobiles, Transport & Caravans” as well as “Communication”. The registration period for latecomers ends on 1 February 2008.


Best sales levels for all three brands of the BMW Group

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

2007 was a successful year all round for BMW: in addition to several red dot awards, the title of red dot: design team of the year also went to the car manufacturer. Chris Bangle and the Design Team BMW Group thus received the highest award granted by an international jury as part of the acclaimed red dot design award. Issued annually since 1988, the award honours design teams that set standards through continual design innovation.


red dot volunteers look behind the scenes of the red dot design award

Monday, 14 January 2008

Four young design students now have the opportunity to glance behind the scenes of one of the most important international design competitions. For the occasion of judging the red dot award: product design 2008, red dot announced four volunteer positions and selected four young students from numerous applications who now have the chance to see the newest and most innovative products from around the world gathered in one place, and look over the shoulders of acclaimed design experts during the judging process.


The registration period of the red dot award: product design 2008 ends soon – register now!

Monday, 14 January 2008

There are only a few days left until the registration period of this year’s red dot award: product design ends. Take advantage of this opportunity now and register your product for the competition by 18 January 2008 – the end of the official registration period.


red dot academy meets in the red dot design museum, Singapore

Monday, 14 January 2008

red dot academy hosted the inaugural session of a series of evening talks on business and design on 9 January at the red dot design museum in Singapore. “How to protect your designs - exploring strategies for Intellectual Property protection” was the topic for the evening. Speaker Gregory Ong, a solicitor of Gregory Ong & Co., is a strong advocate of intellectual property rights and protection. He spoke about how a good understanding of intellectual property rights over designs will help designers make important, educated decisions on how to properly and cost-effectively protect their designs against unauthorised copying and activities of infringement.