Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


red dot: design team of the year 2009

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

The ‘design team of the year’ award goes to Tupperware The most famous burp in design history and top product quality for over 60 years: Tupperware has been awarded the highest honorary distinction in the design world – the “red dot: design team of the year 2009”. Tupperware’s design team, lead by Vice President of Global Design, Susan Perkins, has consistently created best-in-class, innovative products which are showcased around the world.


Design as a solution

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Alberto Villareal is a Mexico City-born industrial designer who is currently working as senior designer for LUNAR design in San Francisco. His recent clients include Nike, Hewlett Packard, SanDisk, Adidas, and LeapFrog. Alberto is also an active humanitarian. He is a member of Fundacion UNAM, which donates to educational programmes, and also volunteers in humanitarian projects for Project H Design and Engineers without Borders.


Award winning concept phone pioneers next-generation Nanotech devices

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Nokia is one of the global leaders in mobility, propelling the transformation and growth of the Internet and communications industries. Utilising revolutionary nanotechnology, Nokia went ahead and conceptualised Morph, a visionary conceptual mobile communication device.


Exhibition opening in Shenzhen: "red dot meets creative asia"

Friday, 15 May 2009

The opening of the exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” on the occasion of the "5th International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF)" on 15 May in Shenzhen, China was a great success. Several hundred guests attended the opening ceremony at which Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid senator, also delivered a speech.


Awards ceremony interzum award puts spotlight on innovations

Thursday, 14 May 2009

The festive awards ceremony for interzum award: intelligent material & design 2009 stood out as the crowning highlight of the design competition. Held on Tuesday, May 12 as part of the interzum party at Koelnmesse, this year’s ceremony issued 42 awards, among them seven "best of the best" awards. An approximate 40-percent increase in the number of participating companies in this year’s contest testifies to the economic potential of design–in particular also for the supply industry—in times of crisis.