“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Excellent: Star chef Frank Rosin receives second Michelin star!

Thursday, 10 November 2011

In Frank Rosins’ opinion, profession and passion are the same – the guests of the red dot design award can experience it year by year. The red dot gala at Essen’s Aalto Theater is the highlight of the “red dot award: product design” and has established itself as a festive ceremonial act, attended by international guests, in recent years. After the award ceremony, the proud laureates meet at the legendary “Winners’ Dinner”. Frank Rosin, as one of the most popular and renowned chefs in Germany, cooks for the red dot laureates as well as for other honorary guests from the fields of business, politics and the media.


Eva Denmark - Danish design at the red dot design museum

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Founded in 1913, the brand Eva had its major breakthrough in 1952 with a bread and meat slicing machine which became a real design classic. Ever since, many other products by the Danish manufacturer followed: Whether furnishing accessories, kitchenware or helpful tools for the household, the products always combine aesthetics, functionality and high quality.


Professor Soon-in Lee becomes new Icsid president

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Within its 27th General Assembly, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced its new President for the 2011-2013 term. The two-day proceedings were held in Taipei, Taiwan where the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress took place for the first time.


The "red dot award: product design" enters the next round!

Thursday, 27 October 2011

With a history spanning more than 50 years, the “red dot award: product design” is one of the most important international product competitions. 4,433 entries from more than 60 countries in the year 2011 alone are proof of the competition’s international significance and reach. Designers and companies all over the world are again called on to submit their new designs and thus have their work assessed in a global comparison.


IDA Congress 2011: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on "Internet and Design"

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

From 24 to 26 October, the IDA (International Design Alliance) Congress 2011 offers under the motto “Design at the Edges“ an overview of the interfaces between design and other fields such as science, technology, business or humanitarian organisations. Furthermore, the interrelation of design disciplines – communication, interior, and industrial design in particular – will be the subject of the congress.