Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


Results of the "interzum award: intelligent material & design 2013" - jury of experts granted top award to just nine entries

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

When the Koelnmesse trade fair opens its doors from 13 to 16 May 2013, the international supplier industry for the furniture and interior decorating industries will meet once again at the “interzum cologne”. The companies presenting their selection of materials, locks, light systems and much more include numerous participants in the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2013”. The competition, which is being organised by Koelnmesse in cooperation with red dot already for the seventh time, received a total of 200 entries from 16 countries in 2013.


Design - consistently at the highest level: Lenovo was chosen as the "red dot: design team of the year 2013"

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

When it comes to the professional judgment of the latest product designs, the red dot jury proves a lot of endurance: 37 jury members of the “red dot award: product design 2013” had to assess a total of 4,662 entries. A special single award stands out every year, though. It is one of the most coveted awards in the world of design: the appointment for the “red dot: design team of the year”. In 2013, this honorary title, as announced at the Milan Design Week, goes to the Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo for its exemplary design work, which has been internationally successful for decades.


red dot award: communication design 2013 - Interview with red dot juror Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch

Friday, 5 April 2013

When Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch talks about the design of computer games and their ways of presentation, she knows exactly what she is talking about. In the interview with red dot she reports on her experiences at the red dot gala 2012 in Berlin, Germany, and the reason why especially game designers should take part in the “red dot award: communication design 2013”.


red dot award: design concept 2013 - Video interview with Prof. Kuan Cheng-Neng

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Just in the middle of the registration phase for the "red dot award: design concept 2013", red dot juror Prof. Kuan Cheng-Neng explains his design philosophy in a video interview and provides insights of how to develop own design concepts.