Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.


interview with Kelley Cheng

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

The red dot award: communication design will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Kelley Cheng.


Register now for the new design and industry competition ”REHACARE DESIGN AWARD 2008/2009“

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

In cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf, red dot projects has organised a special design award for REHACARE INTERNATIONAL, the biggest specialist trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, integration and care worldwide. All exhibitors at the fair will be exclusively eligible to register for this industry award.


china interview

Sunday, 25 May 2008

As a contribution to China’s fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Lim Sau Foong.


Design expert Professor Dr. Zec holds lecture in Shenzhen (China)

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

In Shenzhen, the neighbouring city of Hong Kong and China’s oldest Special Economic Zone, the first “China World Industrial Design Forum” took place from 17 to 18 May 2008. The event was part of the “International Cultural Industry Fair” (ICIF), a creative industries fair in Shenzhen, which is the largest in the People’s Republic of China. Renowned business and design experts, among them Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), were invited to discuss the significance of design for Chinese companies against the backdrop of global markets under the motto “Feel the design power and use it in real life”.


Be quick in applying for the red dot award: communication design 2008

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Designers, advertising agencies and clients of communication designers from all over the world are invited once more to submit their entries for the competition and to face up to international comparison in one of the most severe design competitions in the world. The registration period for latecomers ends on 13th June 2008. As a contribution to the Chinese speaking market's fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. The registration period for works in Chinese language ends on 22nd June 2008.