Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


New faces on the expert jury of the red dot award: product design 2010

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

While over the years some design experts have appeared several times as members on the top-class jury and have thus become established jurors, every year there are always newcomers, who as part of they jury for the first time get to decide who the sought-after awards will go to.


Exclusive offer for red dot online readers: one year’s free access to the online edition of Curve magazine

Monday, 1 February 2010

In 2010, the Australian design magazine Curve is again one of the international media partners of the red dot design award. Curve is an exclusive design magazine, which reports about trends in international industrial design and the latest innovations in product design and is published quarterly in a print as well as an online edition. This year Curve exclusively offers all red dot online readers free access to the magazine’s online edition for the duration of one year.


Visitors from outer space – Spacewalkers in the red dot design museum

Saturday, 30 January 2010

Very special guests can currently be observed on the roof of a boiler in the red dot design museum: “Spacewalkers” by Dark NV bathe the impressive industrial architecture in mysterious red and green light.


Lord Foster Receives Order of Merit

Friday, 29 January 2010

On 18 January 2010, British star architect Lord Foster was awarded the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Issued to him in London by the German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden, the Order of Merit was given to him for his outstanding achievements in architecture in Germany and around the world.


red dot new talents: the decision had to be made by drawing lots!

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the upcoming red dot award: product design 2010. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 150 creative professionals from 24 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. Due to the large response the winners of the 50 registrations had to be decided by drawing lots.