Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exclusive exhibition on occasion of the CONVERGE 2016

On 20 and 21 September, the CONVERGE 2016 unites industrial designers, constructers, architects and product developers from all over the world in the Ruhr area. The new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking creates a platform for creative exchange. An exclusive, two-weeks special exhibition presents outstanding design examples and product innovations from clients and conference speakers in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows Taiwanese and international creative works

Currently, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents “World’s Best Communication Design 2015/2016 – Taiwanese and international highlights of the Red Dot Award”. The selection comprises projects which received a prize in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


red dot award: design concept 2011: Register for pre-judging now

Monday, 18 April 2011

There is less than 1 month left for you to register for the pre-judging of the red dot award: design concept 2011. The opportunity to submit your works in German, Mandarin or Korean will be coming to an end soon. Submit before 13 May to avoid late registration fees!


"The red dot design museum stands for the future": The Dutch Royal Family visits red dot

Friday, 15 April 2011

On 15 April 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix visited the red dot design museum as part of her state visit to Germany. The sun was shining brightly as the Queen arrived at the red dot museum, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, and Princess Máxima as well as by Hannelore Kraft, the Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia.


„Construction close to the water“ in the Netherlands and Germany: seminar in the red dot design museum about chances and challenges

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

On April 15th 2011, Dutch and German experts in architecture and construction industry will get an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and experience: the seminar “construction close to the water”, which has been organised by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in cooperation with NRW.International will be visited by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix during her official state visit, as she would like to get her own impression of the structural change in the Ruhr region.


On the death of Kurt Weidemann. By Peter Zec

Friday, 1 April 2011

Kurt Weidemann was a lot of things to us: a companion of many years, an inspiration, a high-profile jury member and – to me – a personal friend. When I first joined the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen 20 years ago, Kurt Weidemann let me share in his keen intellect and encouraged me with his inspiration and constructive approach.


“folded sun”: Signed Poster Edition for Japan

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Communication design may release new aesthetic impulses, give food for thought – and sometimes it may help to relieve stress. red dot takes up this basic idea by selling the Japan poster “folded sun”, which has been designed by Remo Caminada, a Swiss communication designer and red dot juror, in order to help disaster victims with the proceeds.