Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The jury has made its decisions - the laureates have been announced

The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015.



Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.



Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, 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. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

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.



Design expert Professor Dr. Zec holds lecture in Shenzhen (China)

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

In Shenzhen, the neighbouring city of Hong Kong and China’s oldest Special Economic Zone, the first “China World Industrial Design Forum” took place from 17 to 18 May 2008. The event was part of the “International Cultural Industry Fair” (ICIF), a creative industries fair in Shenzhen, which is the largest in the People’s Republic of China. Renowned business and design experts, among them Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), were invited to discuss the significance of design for Chinese companies against the backdrop of global markets under the motto “Feel the design power and use it in real life”.

Be quick in applying for the red dot award: communication design 2008

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Designers, advertising agencies and clients of communication designers from all over the world are invited once more to submit their entries for the competition and to face up to international comparison in one of the most severe design competitions in the world. The registration period for latecomers ends on 13th June 2008. As a contribution to the Chinese speaking market's fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. The registration period for works in Chinese language ends on 22nd June 2008.

Volunteers wanted for the adjudication phase of the red dot award: communication design

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

As of now, interested design students will have the opportunity to take an exciting and eventful look behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious international design competitions. For the adjudication of the red dot award: communication design 2008, the red dot team is looking for four volunteers who will support the project organisation team from 9 June to 1 August 2008. Young and committed students can apply now.

red dot award: design concept winner’s exhibition in New York

Friday, 16 May 2008

Over 4 days, red dot presented a selection of the winning design concepts at New York’s ICFF. ICFF is North America’s most important showcase for contemporary design and attracts 25,000 visitors from the design trade and industry.