Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

“Latecomers” watch out: last submission period is on!

The final countdown to participate in this year's communication design competition is on! Only until 19 June, creative minds can submit their works to the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Autonomous and interactive: smart home devices

Mobile devices have become the epitome of interactivity and flexibility, matching to a digital work and everyday culture. While the all-purpose weapon smartphone will soon let disappear simple digital cameras or MP3 players, household appliances are increasingly digitally upgraded: because the future lies in the app store.

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.

"Design for Speed"

Exhibition on new bicycle culture in the Sparkasse Essen, Germany

Until 20 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents in cooperation with Sparkasse Essen, the exhibition "Design for Speed: Red Dot-awarded mobility". It will show award-winning exhibits which demonstrate the expertise of international manufacturers and make clear that the nearly 200-year evolution of the bicycle continues.

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.

"World’s Best Communication Design"

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Until 18 October, "World’s Best Communication Design" shows all campaigns from Taiwan which have been successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014. Moreover, the exhibition presents a selection of all international projects that were awarded with the Red Dot: Best of the Best and the Red Dot: Grand Prix in last year’s competition.


Festo inspires at MoMA in New York

Monday, 3 March 2008

As part of the exhibition “Design and the Elastic Mind”, Festo is showing exhibits from its Bionic Learning Network at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The bionic exhibits Airacuda, a pneumatically driven fish, and the manta ray-inspired, remote-controlled designs Aqua_ray and Air_ray will be amazing visitors until May 12 2008.


Portal project – creating networks without borders

Friday, 29 February 2008

The trans-border “portal project” of the Kamer van Koophandel Centraal Gelderland, the Lower Rhine Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Düsseldorf Chamber of Commerce helps small and medium-sized businesses in the “Euregio Rhein-Waal” region to enter the market of the respective neighbouring country. As part of this joint project a workshop for the design and furnishing industry will take place on 10 March 2008.


red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008 wins award

Monday, 25 February 2008

The red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008, edited by the design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, recently received the ”Award for Typographic Excellence” from the Type Directors Club in New York. This award recognises the typographical and photographical overall concept by the Berlin-based studio “Fons Hickmann m23”.


“Return on Ideas – Better by design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec speaks at the ROTONDA Business Club

Monday, 18 February 2008

Last Wednesday, the ROTONDA Business Club in Cologne served as a meeting point for senior managers and entrepreneurs from all business sectors. Design and business expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec held his presentation “Return on Ideas – Better by design” to a full house, followed by a lively discussion with the audience.


TOCA ME Design Conference 2008

Monday, 28 January 2008

What does design do? How powerful is design? Where does design fail? On 23 February 2008, the TOCA ME Design Conference will take place for the third time in the Munich event venue ‘Reithalle’, featuring renowned guest speakers from all over the world. The aim of the event under the motto “Beyond Surface” is to provide a critical evaluation of design as well as create a network of the Munich design and creative scene with international design centres.