Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


Product launches at the red dot design museum in Singapore

Friday, 20 November 2009

On 25 November 2009 at 7:30 pm, three new products will be presented for the first time to the public at the red dot design museum in Singapore: With his “Flow Office Desking Landscape,” designer and red dot juror Werner Aisslinger will present a new, extremely innovative office furniture system.


Icsid World Design Congress 2009 in Singapore

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

“Design Difference - Designing Our World 2050” will be the theme of the Icsid World Design Congress 2009 to take place from 23 to 25 November in Singapore. The congress offers designers, business leaders, politicians, and academics from all over the world an international platform to establish contacts, exchange ideas, discuss the role of design and its accompanying challenges, and build the foundations for future collaborations.


Design Korea 2009 - red dot at World Best Design Exchange

Thursday, 12 November 2009

At the “World Best Design Exchange 2009” held at Design Korea 2009 from 2 to 8 December 2009 in Incheon, Korea, red dot will present a selection of winning products and concepts of this year’s red dot design award. The biannual business event presents the latest design trends and internationally distinguished products and gives an overview of the future development of the international design industry.


Register now for the red dot after show party 2009!

Thursday, 12 November 2009

The time has come: on 9 December 2009, the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design will be celebrated by the international design scene at the red dot design museum. The most spectacular newcomers, the best designers of international communication design, and guests from media, business and politics will come together to experience a very special evening.


red dot: junior prize for German designer Junior prize supports young talent and sets impulses for tomorrow’s design economy

Thursday, 12 November 2009

In order to increase chances for young talent, red dot specifically supports fledgling designers, annually awarding the “red dot: junior prize”, worth 10,000 euros. This year, the junior prize goes to Dennis Dominguez from Cologne, Germany, for his book “Stereotype”. The work visualises different prejudices and clichés in a highly bold as well as entertaining way. The “red dot: junior prize” will be presented to Dennis Dominguez at the festive awards presentation on 9 December 2009 in the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany.