“Building Best Brands”

Interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 is on

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.

Outstanding design and its makers

The bike “SLADDA”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category like the IKEA bike “SLADDA”.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

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

Entitled “Under the Sign of the Circle”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents an exhibition of Japanese products until 19 March 2017. From electronic drums to extravagant packaging to origami chair: Around 100 exhibits invite visitors to discover Japanese design.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

The Early Bird registration phase is on

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. The Early Bird registration phase runs until 31 January.

“Juxtapositions”

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

Until 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents the 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. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.


Innovative, smart and solid—the winners of the caravaning design award

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Comfort, functionality and a refined sense of aesthetics—22 of the latest product developments of the caravaning sector were given the caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility at Messe Düsseldorf on 28 August 2010 in the Caravan Salon. This new generation of products were distinguished for their intelligent details, a sensibility for high-quality materials, and flexible interior design concepts.


Communication designers play increasingly important role

Monday, 23 August 2010

There is a clear upward trend in the field of communication design. This is the result of a range of recent studies and market observations. The current positive trend can be put down to the improvement of the German economic climate and consumer confidence. The media genre that has benefited most in the past is the Internet; here experts continue to see the greatest development potential.


Interview with Ian Cameron

Thursday, 19 August 2010

For Ian Cameron, chief designer with Rolls-Royce, good design must be appealing to the customer. In the interview with red dot he tells us about the challenge and responsibility that his design team had to face in the design and the realisation of this new car, as well as about the central idea that influences his work.


Poggenpohl and Porsche to launch a new designer kitchen

Monday, 9 August 2010

For the second time around, the kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl and Porsche Design have extended their partnership agreement. Following the resounding success of the kitchen produced during their first collaboration (P’7340), the team is now preparing for the launch, by the year 2014, of a follow-up model, likewise to stand out for its functional and minimalist design.


The Agony of Choice – Jury Time in Essen and Singapore

Monday, 2 August 2010

In the coming weeks almost 10,000 works and products have to be sorted and evaluated by the jurors of the red dot award: communication design and the red dot award: design concept. Nearly as many creative minds are currently still hoping that it is their entry of all, which may persuade the jurors…