Red Dot Gala 2015

Photos of the design event of the year

On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony and of the Designers’ Night are now available.

Four exhibitions in the anniversary year

Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents history and present

With four exhibitions at the same time, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen celebrates its 60th anniversary in this summer. In 1955, the first “Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products” was opened at Villa Hügel.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Munich: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team” - that’s the name of the winners of the top award in this anniversary year of the Red Dot Award.

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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.


Small cars getting bolder – automobile design 2008 trend report

Thursday, 20 March 2008

The 78th International Motor Show took place from 6 to 16 March, 2008 in Geneva, where 260 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their ideas for the automobile future.


Seoul is World Design Capital 2010

Thursday, 20 March 2008

Approximately 300 people attended the official signing ceremony to celebrate WDC Seoul 2010. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, Carlos Hinrichsen, Icsid President and Professor Dr. Peter Zec, creator of the World Design Capital-project and Senator of Icsid, signed the memorandum of agreement last Monday at The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, officially appointing the city as the World Design Capital™ (WDC™) 2010.


Trendspots 2008

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

In the era of globalisation, cueing in on countries’ cultural traditions can be of great benefit in achieving differentiation in the market. Preserving the distinct features of individual cultures by means of design is thus of great import.


Results of the red dot award: product design 2008

Friday, 14 March 2008

Economic upturn due to design? – US companies increasingly bank on design Design is of great significance for a company’s commercial success, because design provides good ideas with a form and is indispensable for differentiation in the global market. Many companies have come to internalise this realisation, as the results of this year’s red dot design award clearly demonstrate.


Dining & Living Trends 2008

Monday, 3 March 2008

The consumer goods industry with the sectors tableware, kitchen and household is a highly competitive and fast moving industry. Here design is a fundamental economic instrument. Products have been exhausted in terms of function; therefore design is indispensable for differentiation in the global market.