Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

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, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

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. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.


Due day 8 February: Last chance to present yourself before the jury!

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

The closing date for the “red dot award: product design” won’t be extended – on the evening of 8 February it’s over! Only the application of already registered products can be completed until the end of this week. Once again, the registration period draws to a close with great success: Many thousands of products for 2012, from new developed everyday objects via special equipment through to automotive innovations and architectural highlights, will soon be presented to the top-class jury.


red dot design concept yearbook iPad application

Monday, 6 February 2012

A proud collection of the world’s most brilliant design concepts: This year’s annual red dot design concept yearbook has taken a leap to make good ideas accessible to more design enthusiasts – with a touch, a swipe or a tap only.


INHORGENTA MUNICH 2012: A trend indicator for the international industry of jewelry and watches

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Munich is one of the most lively, charming and trendiest cities – and soon, Bavaria’s capital is among the world’s closely watched places: From 10 – 13 February 2012, exhibitors present exclusive and outstandingly designed watches and jewelry at the INHORGENTA MUNICH. The product range includes gems, pearls, silverware, little cases and cardboard boxes as well as workshop equipment for watchmakers, goldsmiths and jewelers.


World Design Capital 2012: On 2 February 2012, Gala in Helsinki

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Following Turin and Seoul, the World Design Capital 2012 is: Helsinki! “Open Helsinki – Embedding Design in Life” is the motto, under which numerous events are planned and Finnish Design can be experienced this year. The multi-faceted, year-round program includes about 300 projects and covers topics such as “Rethinking Design” and “Transforming the City”, giving answers to the question, how design can master the challenges of urban life.


The chase has started…

Thursday, 26 January 2012

The chase for the sought-after red dot comes to the crunch. Only by 8 February 2012, manufacturers and designers can register their latest creative works for the “red dot award: product design” and face the international comparison.