Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to the people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.


Awarded fashion and accessories in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Monday, 4 May 2015

Each year, the Red Dot Design Award notes a growing number of participants from the fashion world. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, glasses, street fashion, and bags, the submissions are adjudicated in the category "Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories".


Design support for upcoming talents - Adobe sponsors Red Dot: Junior Prize

Thursday, 30 April 2015

The software company Adobe will be the exclusive sponsor of the Red Dot: Junior Prize in 2015. The global leader for creative solutions in digital marketing and digital media will support the distinction, which is granted as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


“Formosa Forms” exhibition opened in Vienna

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

On 28 April 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms - Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the designforum Wien. After stopping by in the German cities of Essen and Munich, contemporary Taiwanese design developments are now displayed in Austria.


A successful relationship: Design Ballendat und the Red Dot Design Award

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Design Ballendat and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen share a long relationship. In the early 1990s, the design studio was awarded with the distinction for highest design quality (now "Red Dot: Best of the Best") for the stacking chair Space and the cafeteria chair Step. Over the years, the design studio based in Germany and Austria received a total of 33 awards in the Red Dot Design Award. In 2015 alone, six product designs convinced the Red Dot jury.


Only until 3 May: Awarded communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Monday, 27 April 2015

Only until 3 May, visitors can experience impressive communication works in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen.