Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


Best practice in design - red dot design forum in Xiamen

Friday, 31 August 2012

When red dot visits the South-Chinese seaport Xiamen from 8 – 12 September 2012, the status quo of Chinese and international top design will be presented: In the course of the red dot design forum, the economic advantages of consistent design strategies will be discussed. At the moment, China is close to a structural change which requires a new plan in order to support further development of Chinese companies.


Curve goes iPad

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Each quarter Curve covers the latest trends and developments in industrial and product design. For ten years the Australian magazine was only available as a print subscription. That is about to change with a brand-new iPad app.


125 years "Made in Germany": red dot presents German design in Hong Kong

Thursday, 30 August 2012

“Made in Germany” is not only a designation of origin, but even more a quality seal which became a symbol for high-class engineers’ work and quality products. In 2012 it celebrates its birthday: 125 years ago, the mark of goods was introduced. Consumers appreciate it as a proof of very high product quality today – although it was initiated to preserve British consumers from “inferior” products and copies from Germany at that time.


red dot: best of the best - the most outstanding communication designs of the year

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

In 2012, designers, companies and young professionals from 43 nations submitted a total of 6,823 works and took their chance to receive one of the coveted distinctions of the “red dot award: communication design”. Those who wanted to convince the jury of international experts, succeeded with aesthetic designs, original concepts and expressive pictures.