Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Global brands in competition

The manufacturers and designers who took part in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have put themselves forward for a global comparison with future-oriented thinking and self-confidence. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises entered their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. After a successful jury session, the independent assessment by the specialists shows how the product designs performed in a current and international comparison. The winners will officially be announced on 29 June 2015, the day of the Red Dot Gala.

 

 

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.

 

 

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. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.  
Standard submission ends on 25 March 2015.

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.

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.

 

 


Good Design for Good Business – DME Series of Workshops

Friday, 25 April 2008

The Turkish Izmir is the next stop in the series of workshops organised by the Design Management Europe Award (DME Award). During the workshop, Vito Ora˛em, managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, will give a lecture on the topic “Good Design for Good Business”. The workshop will be held on 29 April 2008 in cooperation with the Turkish project partner Izmir Abigem Consultancy and Training.


Register now for the “caravaning design award 2008/2009 innovations for new mobility”!

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

In cooperation with the Messe Düsseldorf, the red dot projects has organised a special design award for the caravaning sector in particular. It is now announced for the fourth time: the "caravaning design award:innovations for new mobility".


Register now for the red dot award: communication design 2008

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

The red dot award: communication design is starting a new season. Designers, advertising agencies and clients of communication designers from all over the world are as of now invited once more to submit their entries for the competition and to face up to international comparison in one of the most severe design competitions in the world.


In the spotlight: Austria’s design industry

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

The red dot design museum presents Austrian product design Austria is well on the way to emancipate from its reputation as a mere tourist destination. Today, it is one of the EU countries with the highest export growth rates and this is also a result of investing in design, as the exhibition “abstrakt – konkret – ausgezeichnet (abstract – concrete – prize-winning)”, which is currently on show at the red dot design museum, proves impressively.


Asia’s creative heart is beating in Taiwan

Friday, 4 April 2008

In the past ten years, Taiwan’s economic landscape has been subject to serious changes.  Formerly, Taiwan was known for cheap mass production; but recently domestic companies have been focusing more and more on quality and design thus becoming a rival to Japan and South Korea as design nations.