Red Dot Award: Product Design

Winners’ Privileges

Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The numerous winners’ privileges are the usage of the Red Dot winner label, the presentation of the product at Red Dot Online, in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, in the Red Dot App as well as at Red Dot 21, and the exhibition of the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany. 

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, 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. 2015's best design concepts and prototypes will emerge from a total of 31 concept categories. These are deliberately wide to ensure limitless imagination. With the introduction of two new categories, designers are encouraged to think beyond the conventional list to define new innovations and explanations.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

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.

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.

 

 


The registration phase “Regular” is in progress - Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 is searching for current top designs

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

On 6 December 2014, the main registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 has started. Manufacturers and designers from around the world are invited to enter their products in the renowned design competition. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every submission and awards only the best products with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.


Product development: 3 Questions to Shin Kiyong

Friday, 5 December 2014

Shin Kiyong and Sung Jungyeon were recently honoured with a Red Dot in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept for “BetterRe”. The project, a power pack for charging digital devices using upcycled leftover smartphone batteries, will be launched in Kickstarter as part of their journey to materialise the design concept into a product. Red Dot talked with winner Shin Kiyong about his journey and the recent developments.


Icons of Brand Design: expert tour by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec in Berlin

Friday, 28 November 2014

On 16 December 2014 at 6.30 p.m., Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, will guide design enthusiasts through the exhibition true to the motto “Icons of Brand Design”. The tour is free of charge and takes place in the course of the exhibition “Best Communication Design - Red Dot Winners Selection 2014”.


Kang Heui Cha, vice president of the LG design team: “Tell your story to Red Dot!” - Festive Red Dot Best Practice seminar in Seoul.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

From big corporates to smaller brands, from manufacturing enterprises to design studios – every company of every size can be successful in the Red Dot Design Award, because only quality matters. This could be named as one of the conclusions of the Red Dot Best Practice events which recently took place in Asia.


Red Dot Design Award celebrates an anniversary - 60 free registrations for those starting out on their career

Monday, 24 November 2014

For one entire year, hundreds of young designers wait for one special day in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, which could provide the essential impetus to their professional future: Every year, the Young Professionals Application Day offers 50 free registrations for up-and-coming talents in one of the most renowned design competitions in the world. On the occasion of its 60th anniversary, Red Dot has increased this number to 60: Young designers can apply for the free registrations on 10 December 2014.