Red Dot Gala 2015

Photos of the design event of the year

On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony and of the Designers’ Night are now available.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

Anniversary exhibition opened successfully

With more than 1,000 guests, the exhibition "’Enduring, not ultimate form’": 60 years of design history in Essen - from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot” was opened on the evening of 28 June 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Munich: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team” - that’s the name of the winners of the top award in this anniversary year of the Red Dot Award.

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 Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.


Orgatec 2008 trend report: round corners

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

By August of this year, sales in the office furniture industry had climbed by 10.8%, with the industry outlook continuing to be positive for the coming year. This is another good reason to cast a glance at the new product innovations presented by around 700 companies from 39 countries at this year’s Orgatec, the world’s leading trade fair for office furniture. We attended the trade fair for you, and would like to present the most interesting design trends from Orgatec 2008 in this red dot trend report.


Bombay Sapphire: The winner of the Designer Glass Competition has been selected

Friday, 31 October 2008

A young designer from Thailand, Amom Thongsaard, has won the “Bombay Sapphire Global Design Prize”, which was held by the co-sponsor of the red dot award: design concept in Singapore. As early as last year, junior designers from all around the world had been asked to let their creativity run free and enter their Martini cocktail glasses, exclusively designed for Bombay Sapphire, to the international competition.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec as design and business expert at the International Business Advisory Conference 2008 in Seoul

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

On 30 October 2008 the annual meeting of the “Seoul International Business Advisory Council”, the circle of advisors of the city of Seoul, will take place in Seoul. This year’s meeting will be held under the motto “Seoul: A City of Culture-Nomics with Creative Design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, who has been the only design advisor supporting the advisory council for more than one year now, will as a design and business expert comment on the topic “How to build Seoul brand as a ‘Culture-nomic’ city?” in a discussion panel.


“Good Design for Good Business” – Managing director of Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Ljubljana

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Under the title “Good Design for Good Business” the managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Vito Oražem, explained the great importance of design for internationally successful companies at the “Bio 21” (biennial of industrial design) in Ljubljana on 20 October 2008. His discussion focused above all on two essential questions: why does design have such great importance in globalised markets? And how can companies improve their business by investing in design?


Professor Dr. Peter Zec to give speech at closing ceremony of Seoul Design Olympiad

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

At the closing ceremony of the “Seoul Design Olympiad” on 30 October, design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, Senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) and initiator of the “World Design Capital” project, will congratulate the city of Seoul on the extraordinary success of the 21-day design festival.