Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


Japanese design exhibition at the red dot design museum

Monday, 28 September 2009

The exhibition “Wa: The Spirit of Harmony – Japanese Design Today”, presented at the red dot design museum in co-operation with the Japan Foundation from August 20 to September 20, 2009, was a resounding success. A huge number of enthusiastic visitors from around the world came to the exhibition, which alongside a selection of Japanese design classics showcased recent work by Japanese product designers.


Just published in the red dot edition: “UNIVERSAL DESIGN - BEST PRACTICE Volume 1”

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

The new book “UNIVERSAL DESIGN - BEST PRACTICE Volume 1”, published in the red dot edition, presents the current trends and innovations of a fascinating industry. This publication shows the exciting development of an industry that has long gone beyond purely medical or therapeutic approaches and for which the design aspect has become more important than ever.


Results red dot award: communication design 2009

Thursday, 27 August 2009

The design of “Digital Games” has become decidedly more professional. The games market is growing strongly; and this year’s entries in the “Digital Games” category clearly show that the branch is in constant change due to the rapid progress made in technology. Find out more information about the latest trends of the red dot award: communication design 2009 in our red dot trend spots.


‘Wa: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today’

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

The “red dot award: communication design” ranks first in the list of the most important design competitions for the corporate identity sector. This is the result of the study “Corporate identity – status quo 2009, expert survey CI/CD agencies” published by Professor Robert Paulmann, corporate identity institute, Mainz, Germany. In the study, the red dot design award was voted into first place out of all internationally relevant design competitions.


Results red dot award: communication design 2009

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Results of the “red dot award: communication design 2009” The results of the “red dot award: communication design” have been finalised: 6,112 works were submitted to the competition – one of the most important and biggest design competitions worldwide – by communication designers and agencies from a total of 42 countries.