Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

In search of good design and innovations

Since the beginning of November the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 has been running. The competition, which origins date back to 1954, is one of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competitions. Manufacturers and designers from more than 75 countries take part. Chosen by an independent and renowned jury, the award increases the visibility of designers and companies, brands and products. The use of the Red Dot label is exclusively reserved for the winners of the competition. 

Exhibition: Formosa Forms

Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan

From the beginning of October to the end of November 2014, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan”. Millions of people around the globe use innovative products of the insular state „Ilha Formosa“, the beautiful island, without knowing that their daily companions come from there. Sculptural lighting, powerful smartphones and notebooks, or elaborate bicycles illustrate in an aesthetic way that Taiwan is one of the leading countries in design.

Exhibition: Light & Shape

Best of Belgian Design

From 28 October 2014 until 25 January 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the special exhibition “Light & Shape: Best of Belgian Design”. From ultra-light luggage collection to unusual lamps: the exemplary selection of products from various living environments presents a cross-section of the current Belgian design standard. Touching and testing most of the exhibits is explicitly allowed, since outstanding design quality becomes apparent only in use.

 

 

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Event: Every product tells a story

Good products do not appear from nowhere. In the beginning, there always is an idea which turns into the final product after a long development process and countless drafts. But where do these ideas come from and how do designers get their motivation? The exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”, which can be visited from 28 November 2014 until 31 May 2015 in the Hong Kong Design Institute, explores this question in detail.

 

 

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei from 13 November 2014 – 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

Inspiration and innovation

The International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015

Every year, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are honoured and their works are published in an extensive reference book – for eternity. The two-volume International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015 is hot off the press and gives an overview of the status quo of current communication design.

 

 


Flashback: red dot award: red dot award: design concept 2005

Monday, 14 May 2007

Latest development of the Syringe-button For their design concept “syringe-button” the Russian designers Volodymyr Makarov and Vladislav Kropatchev received a red dot in the first red dot award: design concept ever and their concept has been successfully promoted all over Russia ever since.


red dot exhibition at the interzum 2007 in Cologne

Saturday, 12 May 2007

red dot presented its „red dot selection“ exhibition at the interzum cologne 2007 (9th-12th May): an exclusive selection of the products that have received the red dot design award. The Cologne interzum is the biggest furniture suppliers fair worldwide, and represents a real source of inspiration for the design of the living areas of tomorrow. This therefore represents an ideal opportunity to show the products which were awarded the red dot for their innovation and outstanding design quality.


red dot goes to Dubai – red dot strengthens its profile in the Arab world

Friday, 11 May 2007

The red dot design award is presented at a special exhibition in the „red dot on tour“ range in the Arab world for the very first time. The venue is the Madinat Jumeirah hotel in Dubai, which will host the first International Design Forum (IDF) from 27th to 29th May 2007.


Awards ceremony interzum award puts spotlight on innovations

Friday, 11 May 2007

A festive awards ceremony for the interzum award: intelligent material & design 2007 took place on Tuesday, 8 May in the "Theater am Tanzbrunnen" at the Koelnmesse. Some 51 awards, among them 8 for highest design quality, were honoured at the event.


Design Management Europe Award to start its first round

Friday, 11 May 2007

Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen is creating new momentum for corporate management throughout Europe: Already renowned for its red dot design award, the design association is now instituting the “Design Management Europe Award” (DME Award) for the evaluation and appraisal of design management within corporate management.