Friday, 11 May 2007

Design Management Europe Award to start its first round

Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen is creating new momentum for corporate management throughout Europe: Already renowned for its red dot design award, the design association is now instituting the “Design Management Europe Award” (DME Award) for the evaluation and appraisal of design management within corporate management. More »


Friday, 4 May 2007

The “Packaging Design” category of the red dot award: communication design 2007 contest is being strengthened through cooperation with PDA Europe

The red dot design award organisers and the Pan European Brand Design Association (PDS Europe) have just entered into a collaboration. The declared goal is to upgrade the image of the “Packaging Design” field within the red dot award: communication design category and thus with the “Packaging Design" theme to offer design agencies a special incentive to take part in the More »


Monday, 30 April 2007

A look back to the future – 10 years of the Design Centre Nordrhein Westphalia at Zollverein in Essen (1997–2007)

When the boiler house, carefully restored by the British architect Lord Norman Foster, opened its doors on 1 May 1997, only a few people suspected that, with the relocation of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, a new form of design centre should become the flagship of the Zollverein area and a powerful driving force on the international design scene. More »


Tuesday, 24 April 2007

Interview with Universal Home scholarship winner Annemarie Mayo

The scholarship winner Annemarie Mayo comes from Malta and studied architecture and civil engineering at the University of Malta. The 23-year-old has already worked with architects in Malta, Poland and Northern Ireland. She will live in Essen for one year, researching the Universal Home of the future. In the interview Annemarie Mayo speaks about her research, her ideas and her visions about future living. More »


Monday, 23 April 2007

red dot award: communication design 2007

On the lookout for the best works from advertising and communication design The red dot award: communication design is starting a new round. Designers, advertising agencies, and firms producing communication design pieces from around the world are invited starting now to submit their work to the competition and to expose their talents to international comparison. More »