Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

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 some 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 living” – red dot presents award-winning design at the imm cologne trade fair

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

The industrialised countries in a financial crisis, a worldwide economic slump, and gloomy forecasts for the stock markets in 2009 – the world economy is bracing itself for the crisis. The economic problems will not leave the furniture industry unaffected. This makes it all the more important to take on a kind of pioneering role with good quality and innovative ideas: this year, red dot for the first time presents award-winning design at the imm cologne.


red dot visits Austria – red dot presents: communication design at its best and Strichpunkt’s “High Voltage Design”

Monday, 12 January 2009

red dot presents the best of the award-winning design works of the red dot award: communication design 2008 from 23 January to 8 March 2009 in the exhibition “red dot presents: communication design at its best” in collaboration with the Austrian association of designers, design Austria, in Vienna’s Museum Quarter. Similarly fascinating and diverse will be the work of the “red dot: design agency of the year”, which will be staged in a part of the exhibition entitled “Strichpunkt presents: High Voltage Design”. The festive exhibition opening will take place in Vienna’s Museum Quarter on 22 January 2009 at 7:00pm.


Merry Christmas and a great start into the New Year!

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

An exciting and eventful year is drawing to a close for red dot and we would like to thank all those who have contributed to making 2008 the red dot design award’s most successful year to date.


red dot presents itself in the Middle East

Monday, 15 December 2008

Some 80 red dot award-winning products from 19 countries, more than 30,000 visitors and a successful presence in a world market with future potential – the red dot exhibition “Design on stage – Index presents red dot winners” at the Index 2008 in Dubai was a complete success. For five days the red dot-winning companies presented themselves on the largest stand at the fair.


red dot dinner in Taipei

Monday, 8 December 2008

Anew, red dot and the Taiwan Design Center organised a red dot dinner in Taipei on 1 December 2008. Together with Tony Chang, head of the Taiwan Design Center, the host, professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, Head of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and Icsid Senator, welcomed about 60 red dot participants as well as several successful design-oriented companies from Taiwan.