Monday, 20 January 2014

From fishhook to luxury yacht - The boot 2014 opens its gates

It is that time again: From 18 to 26 January 2014, 1,650 exhibitors from 60 countries show everything around the motto “360° watersports”. In 17 fair halls and on an exhibition space of 230,000 square meters, visitors discover what they need for activities on, at and under the water. On the world’s largest show for maritime sports and lifestyle are boats, yachts and equipment for nearly every activity which is related to water. More »


Friday, 17 January 2014

The fine art of design on an international level: Korea Design Berlin

While products from South Korea have often been associated with electronics, high technology and mere mass production in the past, the country today turns out to be a fertile soil for experiments in urban- and product design. At the fair “Korea Design Berlin”, young designers bring the latest trends from the fields of furniture, lighting and product design from Korea to Germany. More »


Thursday, 16 January 2014

Red Dot jury forms up to start the search for design excellence (part 2)

In search of top performances in product design, the Red Dot jury 2014 can look forward to many thousand entries from all over the world. And numerous innovations will follow for sure, since the participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design is still possible until 5 February 2014. In a several days lasting decision process, every single object will be tested, discussed and finally evaluated with great care. About 40 international design experts – more than ever – come together this year in order to select the best designs of 2014. All members of the professional jury will be introduced in the upcoming weeks gradually. More »


Thursday, 16 January 2014

Red Dot presents award-winning communication design 2013 | 2014

Red Dot on Tour continues: On 1 February 2014 the special exhibition “Ausgezeichnet. Red Dot präsentiert prämiertes Kommunikationsdesign 2013 | 2014” (“Excellent. Red Dot presents award-winning communication design 2013 | 2014”) will start in Basel. Already for the fourth time, the winning works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will be exhibited in the midst of the Swiss creative scene. More »


Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Political leaders visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Today, high-ranking visitors were welcomed at the Red Dot Design Museum. The guests were Hannelore Kraft, Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia and Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The politicians were impressed by the world heritage Zollverein and especially the Red Dot Design Museum, which is located in the former colliery’s boiler house. Besides political topics, design and quality of awarded products were discussed at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More »