Red Dot Gala 2015

Photos of the design event of the year

On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony and of the Designers’ Night are now available.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

Anniversary exhibition opened successfully

With more than 1,000 guests, the exhibition "’Enduring, not ultimate form’": 60 years of design history in Essen - from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot” was opened on the evening of 28 June 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Munich: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team” - that’s the name of the winners of the top award in this anniversary year of the Red Dot Award.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.


Royal visitor at the red dot design museum

Friday, 19 October 2007

As part of her visit to Germany, her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway came to the red dot design museum on Wednesday, 17 October 2007. The Queen visited the German-Norwegian touring exhibition “Not only Salmon and Sausages – Ikke bare laks og pølser”, which had already been opened with a festive ceremony in the red dot design museum the previous night.


Interview with Hall of Fame contributing writer Kenji Ekuan

Thursday, 18 October 2007

Kenji Ekuan is chairman of the GK Design Group and since 1998 he has been chairman of the humanitarian organisation "Design for the World”. He holds important positions in design-oriented associations such as the Icsid, the Japan Design Foundation and the Japan Finland Design Association and his ideas created international design trends. It is important for him, among other things, to understand design as a source for improving life. His contribution as contributing writer to the latest publication of the red dot edition, “Hall of Fame”, is about „The Tomorrow of Design. Simplicity is the ultimate”. Kenji Ekuan made himself available for a red dot online interview.


Interview with Hall of Fame contributing writer Carlos Hinrichsen

Monday, 15 October 2007

What contribution does the factor of design make to a better quality of life? The answer to that question can be found in the latest red dot edition of the publication “Hall of Fame – Volume 2”. Publisher is Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, commissioned by Icsid, the global network of industrial design. One of the contributing writers is Carlos Hinrichsen, who has just succeeded Professor Dr. Zec as President of Icsid. In an interview with red dot online, Carlos Hinrichsen discussed the challenges of design development in Chile.


Universal Home: The results after a year of research

Friday, 12 October 2007

Flexibility is the answer to the quest for the Universal Home After one year of intense research work at Zollverein they have been established: The results of the “Universal Home” scholarship competition at Zollverein. In October 2006, ten young designers and architects from all over the world took up their annual scholarship at Zollverein to do research in cooperation with eleven companies on the future oriented issue “Universal Home”.


Design and economics expert, Professor Dr Zec in Thailand

Friday, 5 October 2007

Professor Dr Zec, President of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) and initiator of the red dot design award, will be one of the internationally renowned professional design speakers at the “Creative Strategy” symposium, which will take place in Thailand on the 12th of October in the context of the design event “Creativities Unfold, Bangkok 2007-08" (10-14 October 2007), in the Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC).