Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Final deadline

On 11 February, the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.



Red Dot Award: Product Design Ranking 2015

The jury is in place!

The Red Dot jury comprises about 40 design experts of international repute. A particularly distinguished panel has been appointed in this anniversary year of 2015. One example is Werner Aisslinger, who became world famous with his mobile living space, “Loft Cube”. Aisslinger’s products feature in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, as do those of Red Dot jury member Hans Ehrich, the “Grand Seigneur” of Swedish design culture. Fashion and shoe designer Datuk’ Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, a superstar on the international design scene, will once again act as a juror for the “Fashion, lifestyle and accessories” category.



Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.



Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

New red dot project: interzum award 2007

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

For the fourth time, Koelnmesse, in cooperation with red dot, announces the interzum award: intelligent material & design. This design competition was specially developed for the supplier industry and is already well established amongst the exhibitors at "interzum“.

Industrial designer/graphic designer wanted!

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

CBD is one of the most visible and respected design companies working from their offices in Copenhagen, Denmark; Beijing and Huangzhou in China, as well as in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The company is staffed with a young, competent and multicultural crew. Now, CBD China is looking for experienced and highly creative, motivated industrial and graphic designers, who would like to join the Chinese office in Beijing.

Motorola and the Cologne International School of Design present concepts for the mobile society of the future

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Designs for a future generation of mobile telephones were on show at the year-end in Cologne by students of the Cologne International School of Design headed by Prof. Günter Horntrich and Andreas Wrede. The concept designs for the future of mobile communication are aimed essentially at opportunities for individualising  Motorola mobile telephones and displaying new opportunities in mobile design and conceivable additional uses for private purposes.

Taiwan Design, Global Honor

Monday, 29 January 2007

The red dot design award is also becoming more and more influential as an achievement barometer in Asia where it has gained the highest reputation. Taiwan is a perfect example of this development: in the red dot design award 2006 submissions from Taiwan rose by almost 50 percent in comparison to the previous year. As initiator of the red dot design award, Professor Dr. Peter Zec had therefore been invited to Taiwan at the end of the year to take part on stage as a guest in a very special design event.

Juror Portrait: Masayo Ave

Thursday, 25 January 2007

“A single, well designed product can raise the standard for all corresponding products.” – This quote from Masayo Ave, who was a member of the red dot jury last year, strikes firmly home at the heart of our work. This year too, the designer will be part of the red dot jury.