Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others Chris Lee from Singapore, Jean Jacques Schaffner from Switzerland and Seung Hun Yoo from Korea.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – the jury continues to grow

Monday, 6 June 2016

In a few days, the registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is ending. Only until 10 June, designers and agencies can enter their best projects and face the judgement of the Red Dot jury. The international gremium decides on which works are awarded with the quality seal of the design indutry, the Red Dot. Part of the jury are: Sylvia Vitale Rotta, Eric Chang, Michel de Boer and Niels Schrader.


Designers‘ Night 2016: winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

Friday, 3 June 2016

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.


Design meets technology: Exclusive exhibition on occasion of the CONVERGE 2016

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

From 20 to 21 September, the CONVERGE 2016 unites industrial designers, constructers, architects and product developers from all over the world in the Ruhr area. The new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking takes place in the SAANA building in Essen, Germany and creates a platform for creative exchange.


Move Forward - a logo representing long-term trends

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

In 2015, denkwerk was awarded with the Red Dot: Grand Prix for the corporate design “Move Forward”: platform where people from all around the world can collaborate and exchange ideas on the major topics and challenges of mobility.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 - Further jurors confirmed

Monday, 30 May 2016

The next jurors for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 are confirmed: Among others, Holger Windfuhr, Creative Director at the WirtschaftsWoche, will once again support the jury with his know how. Having grown up in the USA, Holger Windfuhr studied psychology at the University of Michigan. Afterwards, he studied graphic design in Munich and completed the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program. He started his career as a designer at Focus. Later he switched to the German edition of Forbes.