Red Dot Design Ranking

The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers.



Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Regular registration phase ending soon

On 27 January, the regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.



Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.



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 until 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.

World Design Capital 2010 Competition Launched

Thursday, 21 December 2006

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.

Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum extended

Wednesday, 20 December 2006

The Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum has been extended to 25 February 2007. This exhibition is part of the annually awarded negative prize “Plagiarius,” which was created by Professor Rido Busse in 1977 and presents originals and counterfeits of well-known products which have received the ‘Plagiarius.’

Juror portrait and interview with Don Ryun Chang

Friday, 8 December 2006

The designer Don Ryun Chang is a member of the international expert jury of the red dot award: communiaction design 2006. Don Ryun Chang answered the interview questions of red dot with the same passion that he had about the judgement.

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Atelier Markgraph

Friday, 8 December 2006

The spectacular media installation „KUNST|RAD“ (ART|WHEEL) has convinced the experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. It awarded the designers Roland Lambrette and Stefan Weil the red dot: best of the best for their outstanding performance and nominated them for the honorary award of the red dot: grand prix. In an interview we spoke with both designers about their award and the economic importance of design.

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - 2D3D

Friday, 8 December 2006

The “Seasons 06” organizer was designed as a gift for the customers of the Dutch graphic design company 2d3d and its outstanding design impressed the jury of this year`s red dot award: communication design. For his great work, Tiemen Harder, designer at 2D3D, received a red dot: best of the best. With this award, he is also nominated for the red dot: grand prix. In an interview, Tiemen Harder spoke to us about his work.