Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. On three long days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

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.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to the people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.


red dot projects awards the Rehacare Design Award 2008/2009

Friday, 10 October 2008

This year Messe Düsseldorf, in co-operation with red dot projects, will for the first time award the “REHACARE DESIGN AWARD” for design-oriented innovations from the areas of rehabilitation, prevention, integration and care at the “REHACARE INTERNATIONAL” trade fair on 15 October.


red dot goes Dubai – 76 red dot winners present themselves at the “Index 2008”

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

For 76 companies the door to one of the most important growth markets in the world is now opening: the winners of the red dot design award were invited to seize this unique opportunity and present themselves at the largest interior design trade fair in the Middle East and Asia.


IDA welcomes International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers

Monday, 29 September 2008

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) and the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda), partners in the International Design Alliance (IDA), have officially signed an agreement welcoming the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) as the IDA's newest partner.


“Imaginative Innovation in Design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec is speaking at the Hongik University in South Korea

Friday, 26 September 2008

On the occasion of the “Design & Innovation Management” programme, which is organised by the “International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS) of the Hongik University in Korea together with the Stanford University, California, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, expert in design and economics, was invited to give a lecture. In his keynote titled “Imaginative Innovation in Design” Professor Dr. Zec explained the interactions between creativity, innovation and design management. He addressed executive directors and managers of Korean companies who had turned up in large numbers.


Design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec gives talk on “Models on the glass catwalk”

Monday, 22 September 2008

What do fashion and glass have in common? This question was the focal point of the lecture “Models on the glass catwalk”, which was given by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, head of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and initiator of the red dot design award, at the third “Trendtag Glas” seminar in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 18 September 2008. His thesis was: there are definitely interesting results to be gained when comparing the fashion industry with the glass industry.