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.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan

Exhibition at the Munich Creative Business Week

Until 1 March 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” at the Munich Creative Business Week. Using selected Taiwanese designs, the exhibition which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, documents current design developments in the fields of lifestyle and accessories. About 100 exhibits show the contrast as well as the symbiosis of tradition and modernity and illustrate the contemporary design understanding of Taiwanese manufacturers and designers.

 

 

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 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.

 

 


Juror portrait and interview with Don Ryun Chang

Friday, 8 December 2006

The designer Don Ryun Chang is a member of the international expert jury of the red dot award: communiaction design 2006. Don Ryun Chang answered the interview questions of red dot with the same passion that he had about the judgement.


Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Atelier Markgraph

Friday, 8 December 2006

The spectacular media installation „KUNST|RAD“ (ART|WHEEL) has convinced the experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. It awarded the designers Roland Lambrette and Stefan Weil the red dot: best of the best for their outstanding performance and nominated them for the honorary award of the red dot: grand prix. In an interview we spoke with both designers about their award and the economic importance of design.


Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - 2D3D

Friday, 8 December 2006

The “Seasons 06” organizer was designed as a gift for the customers of the Dutch graphic design company 2d3d and its outstanding design impressed the jury of this year`s red dot award: communication design. For his great work, Tiemen Harder, designer at 2D3D, received a red dot: best of the best. With this award, he is also nominated for the red dot: grand prix. In an interview, Tiemen Harder spoke to us about his work.


The awards presentation of the red dot award: communication design 2006 -- international meeting of the creative industry

Friday, 8 December 2006

It was a worthy highlight and end of this year’s red dot award: communication design -- the festive awards ceremony on Friday 8 December 2006 in the Essen Philharmonic Concert Hall, which was attended by some 800 guests from eight nations to celebrate the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design. The tension with regards to the honorary prizes for the best works of each category, however, kept mounting during the ceremony, because the winners were not announced until the very end of the awards presentation.


Nominated for the red dot: grand prix: ZUM KUCKUCK

Thursday, 7 December 2006

For the excellent concept and design of the on-line appearance of Reisenthel, the designers Alexander Dees, Werner Goldbach, Matthias Persch, and Daniel Rothaug of ZUM KUCKUCK received the red dot: best of the best. Therefore they are also nominated for the red dot: grand prix.