Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places.

“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Agent of design - Interview with red dot winner Alberto Villarreal

Friday, 30 April 2010

Alberto Villarreal is a five time red dot award winner. At the red dot award: design concept, he received red dot awards for "Bright Walk" in 2005, for "Habit Forming" with Lunar Design in 2007 and for "MX-LIBRIS" in 2008. His helmet design "Cascuz" won a red dot: best of the best in 2006. In 2009, he won the red dot award in the red dot award: product design for "SanDisk ImageMate Readers". Recently, we caught up with him on new developments.


red dot signs design congress MOU with Taiwan

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

On Monday 26 April 2010, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Michael T.L. Lin, deputy CEO of the Taiwan Design Centre, to become a global partner of the 2011 International Design Alliance (IDA) Design Congress Taipei.


Munich audience enthralled by Professor Dr. Zec’s lecture on calculating design value

Friday, 23 April 2010

On Thursday, 22 April 2010, the design and business expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec held the last in his current and very well-received series of lectures on “Design Value – A strategy for business success” in the Pinakothek der Moderne art museum in Munich. Stopping in Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Berlin, Munich has marked the climax thus far of the series of lectures.


3, 2, 1, go! – The call for entries to the “red dot award: communication design 2010” starts now!

Monday, 19 April 2010

Olympians from all around the world have already shown their motivation and competitive spirit this year – now designers, agencies, design firms, and clients of the international communication design industry are called upon to demonstrate their design expertise and creative skills: as of now, the “red dot award: communication design 2010” is open for entries until 11 June 2010 at www.red-dot.de/registration.


Exhibition about Award-winning Communication Design Opened in Basel

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

There was a heavy rush at the opening of the exhibition: “Quality has a form. red dot presents: Excellent communication design in Basel”. About 450 guests altogether registered for the festive opening and vernissage on 12 April 2010. All works that have won an award of communication design in the red dot award: communication design 2009 can be visited until 9 May 2010.