Red Dot Award: Product Design

Winners’ Privileges

Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The numerous winners’ privileges are the usage of the Red Dot winner label, the presentation of the product at Red Dot Online, in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, in the Red Dot App as well as at Red Dot 21, and the exhibition of the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany. 

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, 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. 2015's best design concepts and prototypes will emerge from a total of 31 concept categories. These are deliberately wide to ensure limitless imagination. With the introduction of two new categories, designers are encouraged to think beyond the conventional list to define new innovations and explanations.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. 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.

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.

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.

 

 


Best sales levels for all three brands of the BMW Group

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

2007 was a successful year all round for BMW: in addition to several red dot awards, the title of red dot: design team of the year also went to the car manufacturer. Chris Bangle and the Design Team BMW Group thus received the highest award granted by an international jury as part of the acclaimed red dot design award. Issued annually since 1988, the award honours design teams that set standards through continual design innovation.


red dot volunteers look behind the scenes of the red dot design award

Monday, 14 January 2008

Four young design students now have the opportunity to glance behind the scenes of one of the most important international design competitions. For the occasion of judging the red dot award: product design 2008, red dot announced four volunteer positions and selected four young students from numerous applications who now have the chance to see the newest and most innovative products from around the world gathered in one place, and look over the shoulders of acclaimed design experts during the judging process.


The registration period of the red dot award: product design 2008 ends soon – register now!

Monday, 14 January 2008

There are only a few days left until the registration period of this year’s red dot award: product design ends. Take advantage of this opportunity now and register your product for the competition by 18 January 2008 – the end of the official registration period.


red dot academy meets in the red dot design museum, Singapore

Monday, 14 January 2008

red dot academy hosted the inaugural session of a series of evening talks on business and design on 9 January at the red dot design museum in Singapore. “How to protect your designs - exploring strategies for Intellectual Property protection” was the topic for the evening. Speaker Gregory Ong, a solicitor of Gregory Ong & Co., is a strong advocate of intellectual property rights and protection. He spoke about how a good understanding of intellectual property rights over designs will help designers make important, educated decisions on how to properly and cost-effectively protect their designs against unauthorised copying and activities of infringement.


The winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize

Thursday, 20 December 2007

In our award special of the red dot award: communication design 2007 we present the winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize. What does a work look like which is awarded as the best in its category? And who are the creative minds behind these works? In exciting interviews the designers gave us an insight in their works, philosophies and plans for the future.