Red Dot Gala 2015

Photos of the design event of the year

On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony and of the Designers’ Night are now available.

“Enduring, not ultimate form”

Festive opening of the anniversary exhibition

From 29 June, 60 years of design in Essen will come to life in Hall 5 at Zollverein World Heritage Site. The exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form” is dedicated to the rich history of the Design Zentrum NRW.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Munich: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team” - that’s the name of the winners of the top award in this anniversary year of the Red Dot Award.

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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.


Asia’s creative heart is beating in Taiwan

Friday, 4 April 2008

In the past ten years, Taiwan’s economic landscape has been subject to serious changes.  Formerly, Taiwan was known for cheap mass production; but recently domestic companies have been focusing more and more on quality and design thus becoming a rival to Japan and South Korea as design nations.


The red dot award: design concept enters a new round!

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

The red dot award: design concept is a journey into the future of design. It searches for what all designers and companies aspire to: a seemingly impossible idea, a brave vision, which turns into a stroke of genius and which has the power to improve our world. Designers, entrepreneurs and design students from all around the world are as of now invited to submit their ideas to the competition and face the decision of an international and independent jury of experts.


abstract – concrete – prize-winning

Wednesday, 2 April 2008

The red dot design museum presents Austrian product design An insight into prize-winning Austrian product design is provided from 9 April until 4 May 2008 by the red dot design museum in Essen with the “abstrakt – konkret – ausgezeichnet (abstract – concrete – prize-winning)” exhibition. In co-operation with the Austrian association of designers ‘Design Austria’ it presents the prize-winning and award-winning projects of the Adolf Loos State Prize for Design 2007.


Karim Rashid designed the most luxurious gin bottle of all times for Bombay Sapphire

Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Bombay Sapphire, the word’s leading premium gin and one of the co-sponsors of the red dot award: design concept, has collaborated with three of the biggest names in the segment of luxury design – the French crystal manufacturer Baccarat, the London jewellery house Garrard, and world-renowned designer Karim Rashid – to create an outstanding design. The outcome of this collaboration is the limited edition Revelation bottles, the world’s most luxurious gin bottles.


Good Design for Good Business – DME Series of Workshops

Thursday, 20 March 2008

“Good design is good business” – clear, precise and catchy is the slogan created in the fifties of the 20th century by IBM president Tom Watson jr. And it has not lost its vigour until today. Vito Orazhem, member of the executive committee of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen will explain it in a lecture titled “Good Design for Good Business“ on the occasion of a series of workshops organised by the Design Management Europe Award (DME Award). He will be stopping over in Tallinn (Estonia), Riga (Latvia), Vilnius (Lithuania), Izmir (Turkey) and Ljubljana (Slovenia).