Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The jury has made its decisions - the laureates have been announced

The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Regular phase has startet!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is in full swing: On 15 April, the Regular phase has started which is going until 21 May. The Latercomer registration is the last possibility to register in the competition. It ends on 19 June.

„Enduring, not ultimate form“

Exhibition on the development “from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot”

From 29 June - 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and the Ruhr Museum will present the eight-weeks anniversary exhibition „Enduring, not ultimate form“. It will inform visitors about “60 years of design history in Essen. The President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, is the patron.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Jury to decide on the best design concepts of the year

As the end of the late submission period draws to a close, the Red Dot jury eagerly waits to adjudicate the latest collection of futuristic and innovative design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products that could revolutionise our way of life.

"Design on Stage"

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising film: Until 3 May 2015 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.

“Every Product Tells a Story”

Designs with a story: Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

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.

 

 


Interview with Universal Home scholarship winner Chao Zheng

Friday, 1 June 2007

The 22-year-old architecture student Chao Zheng from Wuhan, China, has been researching the universal home for the future in the ‘Universal Home’ research project together with the other international scholarship holders since October 2006.


Beautiful New World – Is Design Dubai’s Future?

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

The first International Design Forum (IDF) is presently taking place in Dubai. It focuses on design in and for the Arabian world and is about to become a great success. Since 27 May 2007 the participants have been discussing jointly with renowned designers, architects and personalities from industry and science about the future role of design and creativity as innovative driving force. As official partner of the IDF red dot is on location with an exhibition of award-winning products and engages in strengthening the role of design as an economic factor in the Arabian world and actively promoting Arabian designers.


red dot on tour - Professor Dr. Zec as design and economy expert in Dubai

Tuesday, 29 May 2007

The exhibition with which red dot is currently presenting itself at the International Design Forum in Dubai has turned out to be a great success. It is well received by organisers and speakers alike. Even H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, president of the Executive Council of Dubai and patron of the International Design Forum, insisted on visiting the exhibition of award-winning products and talking to Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and member of the Design Advisory Council of the International Design Forum, about the red dot design award when paying a short visit to the Forum.


Prominent Korean visitor in the red dot design museum

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

A city of millions discovers the subject of design for its purposes: Seoul. In July last year, the Mayor of Seoul, OH Se Hoon surprised the design world with his inauguration speech in which he claimed that, “the 21st century is the age of design. From today on we are all designers with the task of making Seoul the best city in the world. […]”. There has rarely been such a clear commitment to the subject of design from the leading politician of a country before.


Flashback: red dot award: design concept 2005 - “Totemo” designed by Joey Roth

Friday, 18 May 2007

While still a student in Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, Joey Roth came up with a concept to strip down the computer to its bare essentials, transforming it into an aesthetically pleasing form with 2 powerful benefits, silence and a well-cooled CPU.