Xiamen International Design Week

Red Dot in China 2016

From 29 October until 1 November 2016, Red Dot brings the world of design to the International Conference and Exhibition Center of the South-East-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fifth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and trade fair organiser of the Xiamen International Design Week (XIDW). In an interview, Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec gives insights into the successful fair and his talks about his personal highlight.

Red Dot in Berlin

Awarding ceremony, exhibition and after show party

On 4 November 2016, the time will have finally arrived for the Red Dot Gala in Berlin where communication designers and marketing professionals will be honoured for their extraordinary achievements in design. At the Konzerthaus Berlin, the best of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will receive their trophies.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 begins

From 24 October 2016 onwards, 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: Agency of the Year 2016

The Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016 has been chosen: Serviceplan has won the day in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. With its innovative campaigns, this partner-led agency proved to be the strongest service provider as demonstrated by its 11 Red Dot and five Red Dot: Best of the Best awards in this year’s competition.

Red Dot on Tour

“La valeur du design”: Red Dot exhibition opened in France

On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) opened in St. Etienne, France. Until 8 January 2017, Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world inform visitors of the Cité du Design about the merits and value of good design.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best products from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

red dot presents excellent communication design in Basel

Monday, 8 February 2010

Communication designers from around the world are creative like never before – and those interested in design can see this for themselves in Switzerland this spring. With the exhibition “Quality has a form. red dot presents: Excellent communication design in Basel” red dot presents in the exhibition area of the Basel School of Design from 13 April to 9 May 2010, the best communication design works that have won awards in the “red dot award: communication design 2009”. The festive vernissage will take place on 12 April 2010.

New faces on the expert jury of the red dot award: product design 2010

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

While over the years some design experts have appeared several times as members on the top-class jury and have thus become established jurors, every year there are always newcomers, who as part of they jury for the first time get to decide who the sought-after awards will go to.

Exclusive offer for red dot online readers: one year’s free access to the online edition of Curve magazine

Monday, 1 February 2010

In 2010, the Australian design magazine Curve is again one of the international media partners of the red dot design award. Curve is an exclusive design magazine, which reports about trends in international industrial design and the latest innovations in product design and is published quarterly in a print as well as an online edition. This year Curve exclusively offers all red dot online readers free access to the magazine’s online edition for the duration of one year.

Visitors from outer space – Spacewalkers in the red dot design museum

Saturday, 30 January 2010

Very special guests can currently be observed on the roof of a boiler in the red dot design museum: “Spacewalkers” by Dark NV bathe the impressive industrial architecture in mysterious red and green light.

Lord Foster Receives Order of Merit

Friday, 29 January 2010

On 18 January 2010, British star architect Lord Foster was awarded the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Issued to him in London by the German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden, the Order of Merit was given to him for his outstanding achievements in architecture in Germany and around the world.