Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Annual report honoured with Red Dot: Grand Prix

In 2015, the German agency Strichpunkt Design was honoured with the Red Dot: Grand Prix for the annual report “(in)visible – Trumpf Annual Report 2013/2014” of the company Trumpf. In advance view of the “International Year of Light 2015”, proclaimed by the United Nations, the annual report 2013/2014 was devoted to the topic.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

International design experts select the best design concepts

The basis of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 is formed by the experts of the Red Dot jury. This year, it is comprised of 20 internationally recognised designers, professors, specialised journalists and publishers. Thanks to their backgrounds and experiences, the jury members can especially appreciate the cultural characteristics of design.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows creative communication campaigns

From 22 April 2016, “World’s Best Communication Design 2015/2016 – Taiwanese and international highlights of the Red Dot Award” will show a selection of international projects that were successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Blackmagic Industrial Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016

In 2016, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will travel half way around the globe to receive the “Radius” challenge cup in Essen, Germany. Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd from Australia is to receive the highest honorary title of the Red Dot Design Award.

Red Dot Design Museum

Exhibition shows achievements of the international communication design scene

Until 29 May 2016, visitors of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany can see the special exhibition “World's Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW”, which combines the best performances of the regional and international communication design scene in one place.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Nature and design: awarded product highlights for the outdoor season

Time to start the outdoor season: not only the first warm spring days attract the people to go outside now. A variety of functional and aesthetic products, which were awarded in this year‘s Red Dot Award: Product Design, invite to leave the house and linger in the garden, on the balcony and terrace.


Lord Foster Receives Order of Merit

Friday, 29 January 2010

On 18 January 2010, British star architect Lord Foster was awarded the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Issued to him in London by the German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden, the Order of Merit was given to him for his outstanding achievements in architecture in Germany and around the world.


red dot new talents: the decision had to be made by drawing lots!

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the upcoming red dot award: product design 2010. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 150 creative professionals from 24 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. Due to the large response the winners of the 50 registrations had to be decided by drawing lots.


Michele De Lucchi

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009.


Philippe Nigro

Friday, 15 January 2010

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009.


Opening Ceremony RUHR.2010: Heavy VIP Traffic in the red dot design museum

Monday, 11 January 2010

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site Zeche Zollverein saw the festive inauguration of the European Capital of Culture in the year 2010 by the German President Horst Koehler on Saturday. Weathering the storm “Daisy” which swept over the Ruhr area with freezing temperatures and heavy snowfalls, about 100,000 people celebrated until the early morning hours.