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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Regular phase has startet!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is in full swing: On 15 April, the Regular phase has started which is going until 21 May. The Latercomer registration is the last possibility to register in the competition. It ends on 19 June.

„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

Jury to decide on the best design concepts of the year

As the end of the late submission period draws to a close, the Red Dot jury eagerly waits to adjudicate the latest collection of futuristic and innovative design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products that could revolutionise our way of life.

"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.



German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design

Friday, 13 June 2008

On 24 June 2008, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, together with the Seoul Design Center, will host the second German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design at the red dot design museum. Interested designers and entrepreneurs will have the chance to establish interesting contacts and exchange views with a delegation from Korea. The main topic will be “Life Science Design”.

Interview with red dot juror Rainer Hirt

Thursday, 12 June 2008

Rainer Hirt is a member of this year’s international jury of the red dot award: communication design as an expert for the category ‘Sound Design’. The communication designer is founder of the website and co-founder of Anemono Kommunikation, a firm specialised in multisensory corporate brand design. In an interview with red dot, Rainer Hirt talked about the significance of acoustic brand management and his expectations for this year’s adjudication.

red dot award: design concept winner Gerald Wirthenstätter claims first successes

Friday, 6 June 2008

A little over a year ago, the Austrian designer Gerald Wirthenstätter won the red dot: best of the best in the category red dot award: design concept for “Tringa,” an innovative rowboat that can be rowed in the direction the rower is looking. In a conversation with red dot, the designer talked about the success which his distinction has brought him so far.

World Industrial design Day

Thursday, 5 June 2008

On 29 June 2008 the design world will celebrate the first „World Industrial Design Day“. The World Industrial Design Day has been initiated by the international umbrella association of industrial designers Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) with a view to offer as of now a fix date every year on which the merits of the profession of industrial designers and their influence on our living standards shall be recalled.

interview with Kelley Cheng

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

The red dot award: communication design will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Kelley Cheng.