Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Furniture design trends 2007: Between desperation and genius

Today, design is more important than ever and the demands on designers have also become higher and more complex than ever before. In a time when flawless function is taken for granted and quality standards are converging increasingly, design defines vital differences in today’s markets. More »


Friday, 10 August 2007

President’s Design Award

This year, the Singapore Ministry of Information, Communication and Art will for the third time award the President’s Design Award to national designers who have with their work contributed considerably to establishing the Singapore design industry on an international scale. Design expert and Icsid president Professor Dr. Peter Zec, who is the initiator of the red dot design award and has also been successful with the red dot Singapore since last year, was invited as chairman of the jury for product and industrial design. More »


Wednesday, 8 August 2007

red dot wanted to know! We interviewed the best designers of the red dot design award 2007

red dot asked award recipients: How do the best designers of this year’s red dot award: product design see the world? What is important to them? What plans do they have for the future? And how have they got to develop a product that ranks among the best of the entire competition? More »


Tuesday, 7 August 2007

World language design – The globalisation of communication

Results of the red dot award: communication design 2007 The results of the red dot award: communication design 2007 have been finalised: 3,880 entries from 34 nations were examined for outstanding design quality by this year’s jury consisting of twelve international design experts. Three-hundred and thirty-six works received an award, twentyseven of them a red dot: best of the best for particularly groundbreaking design achievements. More »


Monday, 30 July 2007

Poggenpohl lands million-dollar contract in Dubai

1,600 luxury kitchens for “City of Arabia“ The oldest German furniture manufacturer landed an attractive million dollar contract in the Gulf region. Starting 2008, Poggenpohl will furnish 1,600 apartments of the residential area Wadi Walk, a part of the City of Arabia, with high-end, minimalist kitchens. More »