Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.



Good Design for Good Business – DME Series of Workshops

Friday, 25 April 2008

The Turkish Izmir is the next stop in the series of workshops organised by the Design Management Europe Award (DME Award). During the workshop, Vito Ora˛em, managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, will give a lecture on the topic “Good Design for Good Business”. The workshop will be held on 29 April 2008 in cooperation with the Turkish project partner Izmir Abigem Consultancy and Training.


Register now for the “caravaning design award 2008/2009 innovations for new mobility”!

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

In cooperation with the Messe Düsseldorf, the red dot projects has organised a special design award for the caravaning sector in particular. It is now announced for the fourth time: the "caravaning design award:innovations for new mobility".


Register now for the red dot award: communication design 2008

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

The red dot award: communication design is starting a new season. Designers, advertising agencies and clients of communication designers from all over the world are as of now invited once more to submit their entries for the competition and to face up to international comparison in one of the most severe design competitions in the world.


In the spotlight: Austria’s design industry

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

The red dot design museum presents Austrian product design Austria is well on the way to emancipate from its reputation as a mere tourist destination. Today, it is one of the EU countries with the highest export growth rates and this is also a result of investing in design, as the exhibition “abstrakt – konkret – ausgezeichnet (abstract – concrete – prize-winning)”, which is currently on show at the red dot design museum, proves impressively.