Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

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

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.


Visitors from outer space – Spacewalkers in the red dot design museum

Saturday, 30 January 2010

Very special guests can currently be observed on the roof of a boiler in the red dot design museum: “Spacewalkers” by Dark NV bathe the impressive industrial architecture in mysterious red and green light.


Lord Foster Receives Order of Merit

Friday, 29 January 2010

On 18 January 2010, British star architect Lord Foster was awarded the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Issued to him in London by the German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden, the Order of Merit was given to him for his outstanding achievements in architecture in Germany and around the world.


red dot new talents: the decision had to be made by drawing lots!

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the upcoming red dot award: product design 2010. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 150 creative professionals from 24 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. Due to the large response the winners of the 50 registrations had to be decided by drawing lots.


Michele De Lucchi

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009.


Philippe Nigro

Friday, 15 January 2010

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009.