Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


red dot grants free participation for up-and-coming designers!

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

At the “red dot award: product design 2013“, creative talents have once again the chance to prove their design skills and to compete with renowned designers from all over the world. On 18 December 2012, they have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free participations.


“German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation”: successful exhibition opening in Hong Kong

Friday, 7 December 2012

With huge media interest, the exhibition "German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation" opened on 6 December in Hong Kong. Until 4 March 2013, it narrates the success story of German design. Renowned representatives from the field of economy and design informed themselves about the evolution of design "Made in Germany" from a cultural, economic and aesthetic perspective.


125 years Made in Germany (part 1) - these are the brands!

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

On 6 December, the exhibition “German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation“ opens in Hong Kong. Until 4 March 2013, it narrates the success story of German design and describes it by numerous exhibits. In cooperation with the Neue Sammlung - The International Design Museum Munich, the exhibition in Hong Kong presents selected winning works of the red dot design award, but also iconic products which have become “German Design Standards”. In this series, the masters of German design will be presented.


red dot award: product design 2013 - Early Bird registration phase ends on 7 December!

Monday, 3 December 2012

The “red dot award: product design 2013” is in full swing. With their design focused entries, numerous designers and companies have already ensured that the jury can look forward to the competition with anticipation. Only until 7 December 2012, during the Early Bird registration phase, designers and manufacturers from around the world have the chance to take part in the competition for the coveted red dot with their best products at a reduced rate.