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 electric guitar “Revstar”

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 electric guitar “Revstar” by Yamaha and Hamamatsu, designed by Piotr Stolarski, Toshihide Suzuki, Michael Tropper, Joohee Lee, Mark Jones and Volker Pflueger.

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. This year alone, two bicycles were awarded the top award, Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Design on Stage”: exhibitions of international top achievements

Award-winning products from all fields of everyday life are currently in the focus of the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. In the former boiler house of the Zollverein coal mine World Heritage Site, visitors discover the best products of the year in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017” until 6 August.

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

Award-winning design and its makers: “PHILIP”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of outstanding design quality. The Red Dot: Grand Prix is the highest single distinction and goes to the best work in a category. In 2016, among others, Rosenthal’s customer magazine “PHILIP”, designed by “MILCH + HONIG designkultur” was granted this prize.


"red dot award: communication design 2011" - for the first time, awardees of the creative scene celebrate in Germany’s capital city!

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Those, who did not want to miss the latest trends in communication design, went to the award ceremony of the “red dot award: communication design” at the Konzerthaus on 7 October 2011 and also to the Designers’ Night at the Alte Münze Berlin afterwards. Traditionally, the famous red dot celebrated its legendary awards in Essen for more than 50 years. For the very first time, the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design” took place in Berlin.


On the death of Steve Jobs

Thursday, 6 October 2011

He formed an entire era, a lifestyle: Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, who stepped down from his position as CEO in August for health reasons. With his visionary foresight, his creativity and his passion for technically and also outstandingly designed innovations, he leaves a huge gap even beyond the world of design.


Special exhibition "Design on stage" at the Alte Münze Berlin

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

The Designers' Night at the Alte Münze Berlin does not only make the international creative scene celebrate on 7 October 2011, it is also the vernissage and thus the beginning of a very special exhibition: From 8 – 16 October 2011, under the motto "Design on stage", awarded works of communication design turn one of the hippest locations of central Berlin into a hot-spot for everyone, who wants to be up to date in design.


"red dot award: communication design 2011" - huge interest in the premiere in Berlin!

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

On 7 October 2011, it’s finally happening: In its more than fifty years of history, red dot celebrates its first award ceremony in Germany’s capital city Berlin. By now, the host of the evening, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, is pleased with a full house: “For the first time, Berlin becomes the stage of prize-winning communication design. I’m very glad that we received such a positive feedback and that the red dot gala is already full up. In 2011, I may welcome about 1,300 guests to the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design”. That is triply more creative minds from all over the world compared to the previous year.”


Audi defends its "red dot: client of the year" title of honour - and remains strongest brand in communication design

Friday, 30 September 2011

This year the “red dot: client of the year” title of honour will be awarded for the second time in the history of the “red dot award: communication design”. In 2010, red dot bestowed the title on AUDI AG, which shapes global markets through its investments in creative and innovative communication work. In 2011, the “company with the four rings” succeeded in defending the sought-after title.