“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


The countdown is on for the red dot award: product design 2010 awards ceremony

Monday, 28 June 2010

On Monday, 5 July 2010, the winners of the red dot award: product design 2010 will be honoured at a festive ceremony in the Essen Aalto Theater by eminent representatives from design, business, and politics. Following the awards ceremony, the winners will be celebrated until the early morning hours at the legendary Designers’ Night. Design lovers from all over the world have already announced their attendance at this impressive gala.


Trendspots red dot award: product design 2010

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Globalisation, economic crisis, environmental disasters – catch phrases like these concisely describe some of the challenges people currently have to face. Since the human being is the focus of interest also in international product design, it is of great importance to take up these topics also in the design processes, grapple with them, and find adequate solutions.


Register now for the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2010/2011”!

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

In cooperation with the Messe Düsseldorf, red dot projects has organised a special design award for the caravaning sector in particular. It is now announced for the fifth time: the "caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility".


red dot award: product design 2010 - “Design team of the year” award goes to Hilti

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

The Liechtenstein company Hilti time and again manages to drill its way into the hearts of building professionals with its products’ perfect unity of function and design. This is a great achievement, which has now been rewarded with the highest honorary award in the world of design: the Hilti design team is the “red dot: design team of the year 2010”.


A concept on a journey towards realisation – an interview with red dot winner Wu Yu-Ying

Monday, 17 May 2010

In 2009, Wu Yu-Ying was awarded the red dot award for "Breathing", a chair that transforms its shape according to the body of the person sitting in it. She is currently working with Pinzaan Company Limited to develop "Breathing" into a commercial product. Wu Yu-Ying‘s example once again demonstrates the important role which the red dot award: design concept can play in the realisation of a concept.