Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Final deadline

On 11 February, the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.



Red Dot Award: Product Design Ranking 2015

The jury is in place!

The Red Dot jury comprises about 40 design experts of international repute. A particularly distinguished panel has been appointed in this anniversary year of 2015. One example is Werner Aisslinger, who became world famous with his mobile living space, “Loft Cube”. Aisslinger’s products feature in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, as do those of Red Dot jury member Hans Ehrich, the “Grand Seigneur” of Swedish design culture. Fashion and shoe designer Datuk’ Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, a superstar on the international design scene, will once again act as a juror for the “Fashion, lifestyle and accessories” category.



Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, 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 and discover what is hidden under the surface.



Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

red dot: junior prize for the work "Erdzeiten – Atlas der Paläogeografie"

Thursday, 30 November 2006

Cornelia Vogt, Violetta Walter and Martin Gorka are the names of the three young designers that were awarded with the red dot.: best of the best for the atlas “Erdzeiten”. With this award, they are also nominated for the red dot: junior prize. Since the year 2000 all three of them are studying visual communication at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach and at the moment they are busy with their diplomas.

‘Universal Home’ colloquium in the red dot design museum – the scholarship winners provide insight into the research project

Wednesday, 29 November 2006

On 15 November 2006, the scholarship winners of the ‘Universal Home’ competition for the first time presented their current ideas to the public as well as the co-operating companies and gave an insight into the development of their concepts.

Design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec speaks at the 2006 China International Industrial Design Summit

Wednesday, 29 November 2006

At the 2006 China International Industrial Design Summit, which was held in Wuxi in eastern China between 6 and 8 November, famous international design experts from all over the world – including Professor Dr. Peter Zec, president of ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) and founder of the red dot design award – were invited to speak on topics such as design, economy and design promotion.

red dot award: design concept Awards Show 2006 - A night of excitement

Tuesday, 28 November 2006

In a spectacular event on Friday 24 November 2006 the red dot award: design concept was awarded in the red dot design museum in Singapore. Together with numerous international guests of the design industry the proud winners celebrated at the stunning scenery of the red dot Traffic, the former police headquarters of Singapore which has been specially redesigned for the red dot design museum.

Presentation of the panel members and interview with David Linderman

Monday, 27 November 2006

The American David Linderman is co-founder of the design studio Fork Unstable Media and a member of the panel judging this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Speaking in an interview, he told us what he considers to be good design, along with why he thinks it is important for students of design to study typography.