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.


The winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize

Thursday, 20 December 2007

In our award special of the red dot award: communication design 2007 we present the winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize. What does a work look like which is awarded as the best in its category? And who are the creative minds behind these works? In exciting interviews the designers gave us an insight in their works, philosophies and plans for the future.  


The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multi-faceted, Global

Thursday, 20 December 2007

A Project of Cooperation between Arcandor and red dot The recent exciting cooperation between red dot and Arcandor (formerly Karstadt-Quelle) resulted in a first joint book project: “The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multifarious, Global”, edited by Helmut Merkel, Alexandra Hildebrandt and Annett Koeman. This publication describes  creativity and innovative power as important components of entrepreneurial success.


Professor Dr. Zec as Design Expert in Seoul

Thursday, 20 December 2007

On the occasion of the Seoul Design Week 2007, the Seoul Design Center and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen announced a close cooperation to promote the exchange between Korean and German designers and design-oriented companies. The first common project has been the “Korean-German Cooperation Forum on Design 2007“.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thursday, 20 December 2007

An exciting year is drawing to a close and red dot would like to thank everyone who has contributed to making the year 2007 the must successful year of the red dot design award. With 7,000 entries from 60 nations the red dot design award ranks among the most important and largest design competitions in the world. We would like to thank everyone who has taken part in the competition for their courage to face the international comparison!


red dot Strengthens Its Community in Taiwan

Wednesday, 19 December 2007

Early in December, the Taiwan Design Center in Taipei experienced an exclusive red dot dinner party at the invitation of red dot together with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC). Tony Chang, CEO of the Taiwan Design Center in company with Professor Dr. peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid Senator, welcomed guests from 70 different companies to strengthen the cooperation between Taiwanese designers, industry and the red dot community.