Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Regular registration phase ending soon

On 27 January, the regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.

 

 

Red Dot Design Ranking

The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, 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.

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.

 

 

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 volunteers look behind the scenes of the red dot design award

Monday, 14 January 2008

Four young design students now have the opportunity to glance behind the scenes of one of the most important international design competitions. For the occasion of judging the red dot award: product design 2008, red dot announced four volunteer positions and selected four young students from numerous applications who now have the chance to see the newest and most innovative products from around the world gathered in one place, and look over the shoulders of acclaimed design experts during the judging process.


The registration period of the red dot award: product design 2008 ends soon – register now!

Monday, 14 January 2008

There are only a few days left until the registration period of this year’s red dot award: product design ends. Take advantage of this opportunity now and register your product for the competition by 18 January 2008 – the end of the official registration period.


red dot academy meets in the red dot design museum, Singapore

Monday, 14 January 2008

red dot academy hosted the inaugural session of a series of evening talks on business and design on 9 January at the red dot design museum in Singapore. “How to protect your designs - exploring strategies for Intellectual Property protection” was the topic for the evening. Speaker Gregory Ong, a solicitor of Gregory Ong & Co., is a strong advocate of intellectual property rights and protection. He spoke about how a good understanding of intellectual property rights over designs will help designers make important, educated decisions on how to properly and cost-effectively protect their designs against unauthorised copying and activities of infringement.


The winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize

Thursday, 20 December 2007

In our award special of the red dot award: communication design 2007 we present the winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize. What does a work look like which is awarded as the best in its category? And who are the creative minds behind these works? In exciting interviews the designers gave us an insight in their works, philosophies and plans for the future.  


The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multi-faceted, Global

Thursday, 20 December 2007

A Project of Cooperation between Arcandor and red dot The recent exciting cooperation between red dot and Arcandor (formerly Karstadt-Quelle) resulted in a first joint book project: “The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multifarious, Global”, edited by Helmut Merkel, Alexandra Hildebrandt and Annett Koeman. This publication describes  creativity and innovative power as important components of entrepreneurial success.