Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.


Belgian ad agencies band together to protest ruthless pitching

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The ad agency sector as well has not been spared from the economic crisis—on the contrary. Last year was a difficult year, with many lay-offs, mass pitches, and immense cost pressure. Many contractors used and still use the economic crisis as a killer argument to continually push prices further down, and pitches for little or no money are no rarity.


The red dot award: design concept enters a new round!

Monday, 15 February 2010

The red dot award: design concept enters a new round with much anticipation among designers, companies and institutions all around the world! Reflecting the imaginative and innovative strengths as well as the competitiveness in the design industry, the award continues to draw focus to the importance of being creative and innovative to thrive in the global market.


red dot presents excellent communication design in Basel

Monday, 8 February 2010

Communication designers from around the world are creative like never before – and those interested in design can see this for themselves in Switzerland this spring. With the exhibition “Quality has a form. red dot presents: Excellent communication design in Basel” red dot presents in the exhibition area of the Basel School of Design from 13 April to 9 May 2010, the best communication design works that have won awards in the “red dot award: communication design 2009”. The festive vernissage will take place on 12 April 2010.


New faces on the expert jury of the red dot award: product design 2010

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

While over the years some design experts have appeared several times as members on the top-class jury and have thus become established jurors, every year there are always newcomers, who as part of they jury for the first time get to decide who the sought-after awards will go to.


Exclusive offer for red dot online readers: one year’s free access to the online edition of Curve magazine

Monday, 1 February 2010

In 2010, the Australian design magazine Curve is again one of the international media partners of the red dot design award. Curve is an exclusive design magazine, which reports about trends in international industrial design and the latest innovations in product design and is published quarterly in a print as well as an online edition. This year Curve exclusively offers all red dot online readers free access to the magazine’s online edition for the duration of one year.