Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The jury has made its decisions - the laureates have been announced

The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015.

Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

„Enduring, not ultimate form“

Exhibition on the development “from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot”

From 29 June - 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and the Ruhr Museum will present the eight-weeks anniversary exhibition „Enduring, not ultimate form“. It will inform visitors about “60 years of design history in Essen. The President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, is the patron.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

Until 20 May 2015, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries.

"Design on Stage"

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising film: Until 3 May 2015 the special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

“Every Product Tells a Story”

Designs with a story: Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

The exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments.

 

 


Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 – Providing a wider platform for innovation

Monday, 2 March 2015

Calling for entries for this year’s Red Dot Award: Design Concept. Companies, design studios, universities and designers alike from 63 countries submitted 4,791 entries of their best innovative ideas during the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014. 2015's best design ideas and prototypes will emerge from a total of 31 concept categories. The categories are deliberately wide to ensure limitless imagination. With the introduction of two new categories, designers are encouraged to think beyond the conventional list to define new innovations and explanations.


“Formosa Forms” exhibition opened in Munich

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

On 24 February 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the Munich Creative Business Week. Until 1 March 2015, the exhibition, which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, showcases about 100 elaborate exhibits which underline both the contrast and the symbiosis of tradition and modernity in Taiwanese design.


Experienced Red Dot jurors Alvarez Fuentes, Bocchietto and Toft enrich the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

This year, 38 renowned specialists from all over the world guarantee with their expertise the high quality level of the Red Dot Award: Product Design as well as the expressiveness of the Red Dot seal. Every jury member pledges to a “Code of Honour” and is excluded from taking part in the competition. In addition, to avoid conflicts of interest, the jurors may not be employees of the manufacturing industry. The internationally esteemed design professionals, whose background allows them to consciously assess the special intercultural aspects of design, comprises new members and Red Dot experienced jurors, such as Manuel Alvarez Fuentes from Mexico, Dr. Luisa Bocchietto from Italy and Nils Toft from Denmark.


"A strong brand is a promise kept" - Red Dot spoke with Prof. Matthias Spaetgens, Managing Director Creation Scholz & Friends

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The branding of the Berlin branch of one of the most famous and largest advertising agencies in Germany may strike some as odd at first. Not “Scholz” but “Heiduk” was projected onto the imposing building facade in huge digital letters. But that was simply because it was the turn of Christin Heiduk, a consultant of the firm, to gain some exposure. In fact, in keeping with the “friends” credo of the legendary founder Jürgen Scholz, every employee got to enjoy the own 30 minutes of fame at one point.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Concentrated competence for households and kitchens: Robin Edman, Renke He and Wen-long Chen are in the jury

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

The annually international organised Red Dot Award: Product Design has been awarding products of good design quality for 60 years now. In its anniversary year, 31 categories provide space for the growing number of submissions. To be up to the product variety, Red Dot invited experts from different areas of expertise: Robin Edman, Professor Renke He and Wen-long Chen, who specialised in fields like households and kitchens, are part of the Red Dot jury 2015.