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.

“Enduring, not ultimate form”

Festive opening of the anniversary exhibition

From 29 June, 60 years of design in Essen will come to life in Hall 5 at Zollverein World Heritage Site. The exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form” is dedicated to the rich history of the Design Zentrum NRW.

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.


Playful, elegant and functional: trends of the Milan Furniture Fair

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

For the 54th time, the largest and most important furniture fair in the world was held in the famous Italian metropolis Milan: the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The fair is known for spectacular ideas and exciting creations. True to the nature of the fair, several trends could be recognised in Milan.


Red Dot in Xiamen: Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Again, Red Dot brings the world of product design to the South-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week.


Sustainable design solutions

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Mineral water has evolved from a luxury beverage to a versatile food. For example, German people consume 143.6 liters per capita, and can choose from over 500 varieties - whether still or sparkling, with fruit concentrates, herbal extracts, other additives or water from specific sources. Who does not want to carry water boxes and wants to live environmentally friendly, quenches his thirst with tap water. This continuous development is also reflected in designs which were awarded with a “Red Dot” in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015.


A distinctive product design: the Leica camera

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Last year, the world of photography celebrated an important anniversary: 1914, Oskar Barnack invented the Ur-Leica. The camera was market in 1925 and has shaped the visual language of the 20th century decisively. Already 1996, Leica has introduced the first digital camera and further developed its digital models continuously.


Awarded design invites for barbecue

Monday, 1 June 2015

A barbecue is not just a simple and economic way to organise a festivity for a variety of people: It has become a culinary cult, accompanied by an increasing range of high quality products, barbecue accessories and portable entertainment systems.