Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Final deadline

On 11 February, the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.

 

 

Red Dot Design Ranking

The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, 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.

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.

 

 

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.


Icsid appoints new Executive Board

Monday, 5 November 2007

Professor Carlos Hinrichsen is inducted as President Montreal, November 5, 2007 – The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced the results of the elections held on October 22 during its 25th General Assembly for the appointment of the organisation’s executive board for the 2007-2009 term. The international governing board, consisting of eleven prominent design authorities will be lead by Prof. Carlos Hinrichsen as the new president.


Design and economics expert Prof. Dr. Zec is main speaker at Design & Technology Innovation Festival in China

Saturday, 3 November 2007

For the first Design & Technology Innovation Festival on October 31 and November 1 2007, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Icsid senator and initiator of the red dot design award, travelled to China to hold a talk as design and economics expert.


Seoul Designated World Design Capital 2010

Wednesday, 31 October 2007

The World Design Capital 2010 has been determined. Triumphing over strong competitors such as Dubai, Singapore, and Toronto, the South Korean metropolis Seoul laid claim to the 2010 title of the biannual competition. The official announcement was made at the 15th Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) congress, held from October 17 to 20, 2007 in San Francisco.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec is New Member of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council

Friday, 26 October 2007

Professor Dr. Zec, senator of the international umbrella organisation of industrial designers (Icsid) and initiator of the red dot design award, is a new member of the “Seoul International Business Advisory Council” (SIBAC). As the only representative of the creative industry, the design and economy expert has been personally appointed to the advisory board by the mayor of the City of Seoul, Oh Se-hoon, in order to assist it as exclusive consultant for design and culture.


Interview with the red dot: best of the best winners Ji-Young Ahn, Jenny Hagmann, Maike Hamacher and Franz Reimer

Thursday, 25 October 2007

For one day the exhibition „NEU06“ transformed one of the most important shopping zones of Düsseldorf into a walkable museum for communication design. red dot online interviewed Ji-Young Ahn, Jenny Hagmann, Maike Hamacher and Franz Reimer, four representatives of the NEU06 team, about their work, their award and their plans for the future.