Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec as design and business expert at the International Business Advisory Conference 2008 in Seoul

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

On 30 October 2008 the annual meeting of the “Seoul International Business Advisory Council”, the circle of advisors of the city of Seoul, will take place in Seoul. This year’s meeting will be held under the motto “Seoul: A City of Culture-Nomics with Creative Design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, who has been the only design advisor supporting the advisory council for more than one year now, will as a design and business expert comment on the topic “How to build Seoul brand as a ‘Culture-nomic’ city?” in a discussion panel.


“Good Design for Good Business” – Managing director of Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Ljubljana

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Under the title “Good Design for Good Business” the managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Vito Oražem, explained the great importance of design for internationally successful companies at the “Bio 21” (biennial of industrial design) in Ljubljana on 20 October 2008. His discussion focused above all on two essential questions: why does design have such great importance in globalised markets? And how can companies improve their business by investing in design?


Professor Dr. Peter Zec to give speech at closing ceremony of Seoul Design Olympiad

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

At the closing ceremony of the “Seoul Design Olympiad” on 30 October, design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, Senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) and initiator of the “World Design Capital” project, will congratulate the city of Seoul on the extraordinary success of the 21-day design festival.


red dot on tour in Paris

Thursday, 23 October 2008

The special exhibition of the tenth French design competition “Observeur du design” from 23 October in Paris is all about cultural identities. The twelve most prestigious European design competitions were called upon to enter award-winning products that represent the identity of their respective country. Thus also three footballs by adidas – all of them winners of a red dot award – will embark on a trip to Paris.


Design Expert Professor Dr. Zec selected for the Jury of the Design for Asia Award 2008 in Hong Kong

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Design and business expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec again travelled to Hong Kong this year in order to provide his professional judgement. This time he was invited to the Design for Asia (DFA) Award 2008 in order to be a member of the jury for the “DFA Grand Award”.