Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China 2015

Red Dot Academy with renowned lecturers

From 30 October to 2 November 2015, Red Dot brings the world of design to the Chinese metropolis of Xiamen: at the "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China" the Red Dot Academy will provide once again an academic programme for advanced design studies.


red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008 wins award

Monday, 25 February 2008

The red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008, edited by the design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, recently received the ”Award for Typographic Excellence” from the Type Directors Club in New York. This award recognises the typographical and photographical overall concept by the Berlin-based studio “Fons Hickmann m23”.


“Return on Ideas – Better by design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec speaks at the ROTONDA Business Club

Monday, 18 February 2008

Last Wednesday, the ROTONDA Business Club in Cologne served as a meeting point for senior managers and entrepreneurs from all business sectors. Design and business expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec held his presentation “Return on Ideas – Better by design” to a full house, followed by a lively discussion with the audience.


TOCA ME Design Conference 2008

Monday, 28 January 2008

What does design do? How powerful is design? Where does design fail? On 23 February 2008, the TOCA ME Design Conference will take place for the third time in the Munich event venue ‘Reithalle’, featuring renowned guest speakers from all over the world. The aim of the event under the motto “Beyond Surface” is to provide a critical evaluation of design as well as create a network of the Munich design and creative scene with international design centres.


“Business and Design” lecture series at the red dot design museum, Singapore

Monday, 28 January 2008

Design is one of the main factors for economic success. However, how can design be successfully integrated in marketing? red dot academy pursued this question on the second evening of its “Business and Design” lecture series on 15 January 2008 at the red dot design museum in Singapore.


Wanted: creative ideas for UNITED_BOTTLE!

Monday, 28 January 2008

The team of Instant Architects from Switzerland developed “UNITED_BOTTLE”, a novel concept that implements used water bottles as a building material in crisis regions such as refugee camps. With this outstanding design concept Instant Architects have been particularly successful in the red dot award: design concept 2007. They received the red dot: best of the best award as well as the LANXESS prize. Worth 7,500 US$ and sponsored by the chemical corporation LANXESS, it was awarded for the first time and is to support the implementation of the design concept. Now, Instant Architects wants you to find uses for UNITED_BOTTLE.