Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.


interzum award: intelligent material & design 2009

Friday, 6 February 2009

Designers and manufacturers in the furniture supplier industry now have the chance once again to register for the ‘interzum award: intelligent material & design 2009’. Registration is possible until 6 March.


BMW appoints new chief designer

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Christopher E. Bangle, the BMW Group’s Head of Design, has worked closely with Adrian van Hooydonk in BMW Group design development for nearly17 years. Now he is handing over his post to van Hooydonk, who is currently Head of BMW Automobile Design. Bangle’s plan to pursue his own design-related endeavours beyond the auto industry marks the start of a new phase in his life while maintaining strong ties with the BMW Group.


red dot exhibition opening in Vienna

Monday, 26 January 2009

Approximately 300 guests from the communication design industry got together on 22 January 2009 at the opening of the two special exhibitions “red dot presents: communication design at its best” and “Strichpunkt presents High Voltage Design” in the designforum of the Vienna Museum Quarter.


red dot reception at the imm cologne

Thursday, 22 January 2009

On 20 January 2009 the red dot reception took place as part of the red dot exhibition “red dot living” at the imm cologne. The red dot reception, which was officially opened by the managing director of Koelnmesse, Gerald Böse, was already well received by the international design industry before the trade fair.


Obituary: Shigeo Fukuda deceased

Monday, 19 January 2009

The design world is mourning the loss of Shigeo Fukuda. On Sunday, 11 January 2009, the graphic designer Shigeo Fukuda passed away suddenly at the age of 76. Shigeo Fukuda was one of the most prolific illusion artists in the world and served as one of the international experts in the jury for the red dot award: communication design 2005.