Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Only until 31 July: special exhibition of international product designs

“Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016” will be on show only until 31 July. The largest special exhibition in area in the Red Dot Award’s history presents the current prize-winning products in two locations at UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein: The Red Dot Design Museum displays the most extensive selection of international innovations, completed by further designs in the neighbouring Hall 8.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Award-winning design, premium products and a touch of Hollywood in Essen: That was the Red Dot Gala 2016.

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene came to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months, the laureates of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, received their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen. Afterwards, 1,800 guests enjoyed an evening of dancing and networking at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen – in the midst of award-winning innovations.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.

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 until 28 August.


Now available to order online: the Design Diary 2011

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

red dot is proud to present the new Design Diary 2011 – a classic of the red dot edition. The practical day planner in premium, black linen cover now enjoys cult status. The high-quality calendar contains comprehensive information on renowned design offices and producers from all around the globe, addresses of the most important design institutions worldwide, selected trade journals from Germany and abroad, as well as important design events.


Designing Success! – red dot in China: Award-winning product design inspires trade fair visitors in Shunde

Monday, 20 September 2010

The “Third China International Industrial Design Expo” at the Shunde Exhibition Centre in Guangdong province from 16-19 September 2010 was an attractive presentation platform for exhibitors from around the world to illustrate the essential role of good design as a value driver and distinguishing feature in global markets. The event is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential industrial design trade fairs and offered ideal conditions for a successful continuation of the “red dot on tour”.


Designing Success! – red dot in China

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Internationally leading design manufacturers present themselves in the growth market of the future. For a long time, China was regarded merely as a manufacturing location; in recent years, however, the region has experienced a real boom as a blossoming economic market with excellent growth rates and promising forecasts for the future. It also offers excellent conditions and enormous potential for the creative industries thanks to targeted state funding and private involvement.


DME Award 2010

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

The Design Management Europe Award enters a new round. For four years in succession the DME Award has been looking for companies, which use design as a strategic asset and as a means to distinguish themselves from their competitors. In the past, Virgin Atlantic, Festo, Decathlon, Loewe, Lego and Bionade ranked among the winners. For the first time this year, not only companies and institutions from EU member states but from all European nations may participate. The term of application will end on 8 October 2010. Participation will be free of charge.


Innovative, smart and solid—the winners of the caravaning design award

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Comfort, functionality and a refined sense of aesthetics—22 of the latest product developments of the caravaning sector were given the caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility at Messe Düsseldorf on 28 August 2010 in the Caravan Salon. This new generation of products were distinguished for their intelligent details, a sensibility for high-quality materials, and flexible interior design concepts.