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.

„Enduring, not ultimate form“

Exhibition on the development “from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot”

From 29 June - 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and the Ruhr Museum will present the eight-weeks anniversary exhibition „Enduring, not ultimate form“. It will inform visitors about “60 years of design history in Essen. The President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, is the patron.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

Until 20 May 2015, 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.

"Design on Stage"

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising film: Until 3 May 2015 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.

“Every Product Tells a Story”

Designs with a story: Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

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.

 

 


Seoul is World Design Capital 2010

Thursday, 20 March 2008

Approximately 300 people attended the official signing ceremony to celebrate WDC Seoul 2010. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, Carlos Hinrichsen, Icsid President and Professor Dr. Peter Zec, creator of the World Design Capital-project and Senator of Icsid, signed the memorandum of agreement last Monday at The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, officially appointing the city as the World Design Capital™ (WDC™) 2010.


Trendspots 2008

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

In the era of globalisation, cueing in on countries’ cultural traditions can be of great benefit in achieving differentiation in the market. Preserving the distinct features of individual cultures by means of design is thus of great import.


Results of the red dot award: product design 2008

Friday, 14 March 2008

Economic upturn due to design? – US companies increasingly bank on design Design is of great significance for a company’s commercial success, because design provides good ideas with a form and is indispensable for differentiation in the global market. Many companies have come to internalise this realisation, as the results of this year’s red dot design award clearly demonstrate.


Dining & Living Trends 2008

Monday, 3 March 2008

The consumer goods industry with the sectors tableware, kitchen and household is a highly competitive and fast moving industry. Here design is a fundamental economic instrument. Products have been exhausted in terms of function; therefore design is indispensable for differentiation in the global market.


Festo inspires at MoMA in New York

Monday, 3 March 2008

As part of the exhibition “Design and the Elastic Mind”, Festo is showing exhibits from its Bionic Learning Network at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The bionic exhibits Airacuda, a pneumatically driven fish, and the manta ray-inspired, remote-controlled designs Aqua_ray and Air_ray will be amazing visitors until May 12 2008.