Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.


Cooperation with the Seoul Design Foundation: red dot and the Dongdaemun Design Plaza showcase jointly in the future

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Since 1994, the red dot design award maintains excellent contacts and partnerships with South Korea. As founder of the “World Design Capital”, red dot CEO Prof. Dr. Peter Zec substantially contributed that the South Korean capital Seoul received this title in 2010. Vice versa, numerous Korean companies use the red dot label to position themselves on the European market or in the media. In the course of the ceremony of the “red dot award: product design 2011”, an extensive cooperation with the Seoul Design Foundation has been concluded.


"red dot award: design concept 2011" - Last days left to submit!

Thursday, 7 July 2011

The finishing line is closing in on the "red dot award: design concept 2011". Whether you are established or new, you have something to prove. The team is not stagnant; the talent still remains; you have what it takes to shape the future. This is your last chance of the year. You have only a couple of days to put the finishing touches on your best ideas and send them to the "red dot award: design concept".


"The most influential design award in the world" - Brilliant final of the "red dot award: product design 2011"

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

On Monday, July 4th, the "red dot award: product design 2011" was brought to a brilliant conclusion. To celebrate the winners of the well-known product design competition, the who's who of the international design scene met in the architecturally stunning Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. The red dot gala cast a spell over more than 1200 guests from around the world. Representatives from all areas of design, media, economy, and politics gathered for the awards ceremony, traditionally hosted by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of the red dot.


Special exhibitions "Design on stage - winners red dot award: product design 2011" and "Grohe Design - Source of Creativity"

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

From 5 to 31 July 2011 the “red dot design museum” presents the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011”. It introduces the winners of this year’s product design competition who were able to convince the jury with their innovative creations. As the exhibition “A Day by Design” has already been a great success in 2010, this year`s special exhibition themed “Another Day by Design” again presents the visitors prize-winning design according to their daily routine.


"Designing for China" - Prof. Dr. Peter Zec lectured at the CEO dinner of the Knowledge of Design Week, Hong Kong

Friday, 24 June 2011

Since 2006, the Hong Kong Design Center organizes the “Knowledge of Design Week” – an international forum with workshops for aspiring designers and companies who have discovered design thinking as an important tool for corporate success.