Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.


Trendspots 2009

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

In times of economic crisis a large number of companies banks on good, honest product design. The highest ease-of-use and a down-to-earth performance of the companies – these are the characteristics of the award-winning products.


Virtual Reality: Computer worlds inspire design concept by BMW Group DesignworksUSA

Monday, 9 March 2009

The gaming industry is an industry that is associated with attributes such as visionary creativity, innovative strength and progressiveness. But where does it get its inspiration from and how does one set trends in an industry which stands for progressive thinking and inventiveness? A clear answer to this question was recently given by the creative studio BMW Group DesignworksUSA with a design concept for the latest high end gaming tower of the company Thermaltake.


Design as a way out of the crisis – the industry braces itself

Monday, 23 February 2009

Our economy is unwell; in fact extremely unwell as we can tell from the insolvency proceedings of numerous traditional businesses which are currently dominating the newspaper headlines. But is there a long-term way out of the crisis at all? Professor Dr. Peter Zec has observed that companies are increasingly investing in design to strengthen their market positions.


Introducing new design concept categories

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

As the campaign to find the best design concepts of the year begins, here is an introduction of the changes made to the categories of concepts for the award in 2009. Refined and reworked, the new categories have been created to better accommodate the diverse variety of entries received.


Kia product presentation in the red dot design museum

Monday, 9 February 2009

The harmonious combination of fascinating industrial architecture and award-winning contemporary product design: from 2-9 February 2009 the red dot design museum once again served as the stage for an extraordinary event of a renowned company. The Korean car manufacturer Kia staged the presentation of its latest model, the “Kia Soul”, in the inspiring setting of the boiler house of the “Zeche Zollverein” colliery.