Thursday, 25 January 2007

Juror Portrait: Masayo Ave

“A single, well designed product can raise the standard for all corresponding products.” – This quote from Masayo Ave, who was a member of the red dot jury last year, strikes firmly home at the heart of our work. This year too, the designer will be part of the red dot jury. More »


Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Mercedes Car Group increases 2006 sales to record

Mercedes Car Group posts all-time sales record with three percent increase. Mercedes, awarded several times the red dot, managed this with outstanding design quality: In 2006, Mercedes-Benz increased customer deliveries by seven percent worldwide to a record level. More »


Friday, 5 January 2007

European Design Promotion Conference, Paris

The annual European Design Promotion Conference, this year taking place on the 8th and 9th of January in Paris, is the meeting place of leading personalities in the field of design promotion and a forum to discuss the regional and international context of European design promotion. This year's programme will end with a birthday celebration on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Icsid, the designers´ international umbrella organisation. More »


Friday, 22 December 2006

Merry Christmas!

2006 is drawing to a close and we are reviewing an eventful year. This is an occasion to thank you for your energetic support, for your interest in our affairs and for the confidence and the loyalty you have shown us. Many achievements we’re regarding with pride and pleasure would have been impossible to attain without your assistance. More »


Thursday, 21 December 2006

World Design Capital 2010 Competition Launched

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced today on behalf of the International Design Alliance (IDA) the opening of the World Design Capital® (WDC) 2010 competition - a biennial international event created to showcase cities in recognition of their design excellences their focus on design as a driving force for economic, social and cultural development. More »