Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.


Volunteers wanted for the adjudication phase of the red dot award: communication design

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

As of now, interested design students will have the opportunity to take an exciting and eventful look behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious international design competitions. For the adjudication of the red dot award: communication design 2008, the red dot team is looking for four volunteers who will support the project organisation team from 9 June to 1 August 2008. Young and committed students can apply now.



red dot award: design concept winner’s exhibition in New York

Friday, 16 May 2008

Over 4 days, red dot presented a selection of the winning design concepts at New York’s ICFF. ICFF is North America’s most important showcase for contemporary design and attracts 25,000 visitors from the design trade and industry.


Professor Dr. Zec as design expert in Dubai

Friday, 16 May 2008

Under the motto “The Future of Design“ prestigious design experts from all over the world met for the Professional Interior Design Conference in Dubai on 7th May 2008 to discuss the future of design and the design profession itself. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), was invited as the main speaker to give a keynote speech.