Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China 2015

Red Dot Academy with renowned lecturers

From 30 October to 2 November 2015, Red Dot brings the world of design to the Chinese metropolis of Xiamen: at the "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China" the Red Dot Academy will provide once again an academic programme for advanced design studies.

Playful, elegant and functional: trends of the Milan Furniture Fair

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

For the 54th time, the largest and most important furniture fair in the world was held in the famous Italian metropolis Milan: the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The fair is known for spectacular ideas and exciting creations. True to the nature of the fair, several trends could be recognised in Milan.

Red Dot in Xiamen: Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Again, Red Dot brings the world of product design to the South-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week.

Sustainable design solutions

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Mineral water has evolved from a luxury beverage to a versatile food. For example, German people consume 143.6 liters per capita, and can choose from over 500 varieties - whether still or sparkling, with fruit concentrates, herbal extracts, other additives or water from specific sources. Who does not want to carry water boxes and wants to live environmentally friendly, quenches his thirst with tap water. This continuous development is also reflected in designs which were awarded with a “Red Dot” in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015.

A distinctive product design: the Leica camera

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Last year, the world of photography celebrated an important anniversary: 1914, Oskar Barnack invented the Ur-Leica. The camera was market in 1925 and has shaped the visual language of the 20th century decisively. Already 1996, Leica has introduced the first digital camera and further developed its digital models continuously.

Awarded design invites for barbecue

Monday, 1 June 2015

A barbecue is not just a simple and economic way to organise a festivity for a variety of people: It has become a culinary cult, accompanied by an increasing range of high quality products, barbecue accessories and portable entertainment systems.