Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

In search of good design and innovations

Since the beginning of November the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 has been running. The competition, which origins date back to 1954, is one of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competitions. Manufacturers and designers from more than 75 countries take part. Chosen by an independent and renowned jury, the award increases the visibility of designers and companies, brands and products. The use of the Red Dot label is exclusively reserved for the winners of the competition. 

Exhibition: Light & Shape

Best of Belgian Design

From 28 October 2014 until 25 January 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the special exhibition “Light & Shape: Best of Belgian Design”. From ultra-light luggage collection to unusual lamps: the exemplary selection of products from various living environments presents a cross-section of the current Belgian design standard. Touching and testing most of the exhibits is explicitly allowed, since outstanding design quality becomes apparent only in use.



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.



Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei from 13 November 2014 – 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

Inspiration and innovation

The International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015

Every year, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are honoured and their works are published in an extensive reference book – for eternity. The two-volume International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015 is hot off the press and gives an overview of the status quo of current communication design.



red dot award: design concept Awards Show 2006 - A night of excitement

Tuesday, 28 November 2006

In a spectacular event on Friday 24 November 2006 the red dot award: design concept was awarded in the red dot design museum in Singapore. Together with numerous international guests of the design industry the proud winners celebrated at the stunning scenery of the red dot Traffic, the former police headquarters of Singapore which has been specially redesigned for the red dot design museum.

Presentation of the panel members and interview with David Linderman

Monday, 27 November 2006

The American David Linderman is co-founder of the design studio Fork Unstable Media and a member of the panel judging this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Speaking in an interview, he told us what he considers to be good design, along with why he thinks it is important for students of design to study typography.

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Leslie Chan Design

Saturday, 25 November 2006

In this year’s red dot award: communication design Leslie Chan Wing Kei was awarded the red dot: best of the best for his posters " Native Tongues". This award automatically makes him a nominee for the red dot: grand prix.

Nominated for the red dot: junior prize - Catrin Sonnabend

Thursday, 23 November 2006

Design graduate Catrin Sonnabend is one of the “red dot: best of the best” prize-winners nominated for this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. The young designer’s piece “Hier + Jetzt. 64 Anregungen zur Zeitverschwendung” (Here + Now. 64 good reasons to waste time) demonstrates her wide-ranging talent.

Nominated for the “red dot: grand prix” – design hoch drei

Wednesday, 22 November 2006

Susanne Wacker and Wolfram Schäffer are the managing directors of design hoch drei, an agency that both designs and realises top-quality two and three-dimensional, virtual and multimedia communications projects. As winners of the “red dot: best of the best” prize for their travelling exhibition on the subject of the new Mercedes-Benz Museum, they have just been nominated for the “red dot: grand prix”.