Tuesday, 31 October 2006

‘Modern Living’ trends autumn 2006

The product cycles in the fields of ‘Interior Design’ and ‘Tableware’ are changing almost as quickly as those in the fashion industry. On the following pages, red dot has compiled an overview of the most interesting innovations and the most fascinating trends in the field of ‘Modern Living’ for you. More »

Friday, 27 October 2006

Brand Work in Progress – 33rd PDA Congress Berlin

On 10 November 2006 the city of Berlin will host the 33rd Congress of the Pan European Brand Design Association (PDA). What inspires brands, how are they developed and, crucially, how can they be nurtured and further developed? The purpose of the forthcoming Congress will be to examine these questions and to delve into the origins of certain brands. More »

Tuesday, 24 October 2006

Juror profile and interview with Jean Jacques Schaffner

The Swiss designer und photographer Jean Jacques Schaffner is the founder of the Schaffner & Conzelmann Designersfactory, and he is one of the international design experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. Jean Jacques Schaffner spoke to red dot about his experience as a designer and red dot jury member. More »

Friday, 20 October 2006

Wirtschaftswoche: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec Is One of the 25 Most Creative Brains in Industry

“Who are the most creative brains in industry?” The German business magazine “WirtschaftsWoche” asked itself this question and chanced a selection. The editorial office selected 25 “pioneers of change”, among others Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and President of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, Icsid. More »

Tuesday, 17 October 2006

Report on the exhibition opening “Return on Ideas – Better by Design”

On Friday, 13 October 2006, numerous design interested people celebrated the vernissage of the special exhibition “Return on Ideas – Better by Design” in the red dot design museum. More »