“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Anniversary of the DME Award: successful design management in Europe will be awarded for the 5th time

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

In line with the EU funded Innovation Festival which takes place in Tallinn/Estonia, the DME consortium conferres the DME Award for the 5th time. The opinion that design has already become one of the key features for innovation and commercial success finally makes its way into the EU.


DMI-Conference: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec gave a lecture in Amsterdam

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

The renowned Design Management Institute (DMI) informed about current challenges and new initiatives of corporate-creative thinking at the conference “DMI Design/Management Europe 15” on 18/19 May 2011.


Last few days to submit in German, Mandarin or Korean for red dot award: design concept 2011

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Compete for the opportunity to be counted as the top design talent and design organisation in 2011. Your good design capability needs a credible promotion platform and winning a red dot gives you access to international promotional opportunities that are only available to winners.


Insights into the jury of red dot award: design concept: Interview with Professor Axel Thallemer

Monday, 2 May 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway. On 13 May, the regular submission period will close. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative and innovative, yet manufacturable, ideas and prototypes. Using the example of Prof. Axel Thallemer, get an insight into the jury’s background, what makes them tick, and why they do what they do.


Exhibition: Czech red dot winners on display in Seoul

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

The Czech Republic is currently showcased in the capital city of Seoul in South Korea with a retrospective of products that won the red dot design award between 1995 and 2011. The country in eastern Europe is thus presenting itself to the economic giant in Asia as a fascinating partner in design and innovation with the aim of forging close links between Korean companies and Czech design agencies.