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”.


red dot goes Dubai – Present your awarded product at the Index Dubai 2008

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

At present Dubai is one of the fastest growing metropolises in the world. red dot is now in the position to open this promising growth market exclusively to a small circle of red dot winners. By presenting their award-winning products in Dubai red dot provides its clients an effective springboard for a successful start in the Arabian market and thus the opportunity to maintain a presence in this exciting business location both as company and as red dot winner. Register now!


Poggenpohl intends to expand greatly

Friday, 15 August 2008

Poggenpohl is expanding. The manufacturer of premium kitchens and several-time red dot winner intends to significantly increase its turnover over the next five years; the aim is an increase to approximately 200 million euros. Up to 60 additional company-owned sales studios are to open worldwide.


Obituary: Andrea Pininfarina deceased

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

The design world is mourning the loss of Andrea Pininfarina. Last Thursday, 7 August 2008, the head of the world famous company of long tradition died in a tragic traffic accident. Andrea Pininfarina leaves behind his wife, Cristina Pollion di Persano, as well as his daughter Benedetta and his two sons Sergio and Luca.


All in white – furniture design trends 2008/2009

Monday, 11 August 2008

What are the most interesting novelties in furniture design? Which trends from recent years have prevailed and which new design trends are emerging? In our red dot trend report we are introducing the most important trends and the most fascinating innovations in furniture design.


Trend report from the red dot award: communication design 2008

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Conspicuously inconspicuous is the motto in the category Corporate Design. The designers manage to capture the gist of a brand in subtle yet concise ways and to convey the contents creatively and originally. The company philosophy is communicated on different levels; identification with the brand is omnipresent.