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.


IDA welcomes International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers

Monday, 29 September 2008

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) and the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda), partners in the International Design Alliance (IDA), have officially signed an agreement welcoming the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) as the IDA's newest partner.


“Imaginative Innovation in Design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec is speaking at the Hongik University in South Korea

Friday, 26 September 2008

On the occasion of the “Design & Innovation Management” programme, which is organised by the “International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS) of the Hongik University in Korea together with the Stanford University, California, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, expert in design and economics, was invited to give a lecture. In his keynote titled “Imaginative Innovation in Design” Professor Dr. Zec explained the interactions between creativity, innovation and design management. He addressed executive directors and managers of Korean companies who had turned up in large numbers.


Design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec gives talk on “Models on the glass catwalk”

Monday, 22 September 2008

What do fashion and glass have in common? This question was the focal point of the lecture “Models on the glass catwalk”, which was given by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, head of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and initiator of the red dot design award, at the third “Trendtag Glas” seminar in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 18 September 2008. His thesis was: there are definitely interesting results to be gained when comparing the fashion industry with the glass industry.


London for design lovers – London Design Festival

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

From 13 to 23 September 2008 London will celebrate itself for the sixth time as one of the most important design centres in the world at the largest annual design festival in the UK, the London Design Festival. Supported by the government and leading corporations, hundreds of projects and events will take place throughout the whole city.


Travelling in style – results of the caravaning design award

Friday, 5 September 2008

Current product developments in the industry, which are characterised by modern design and pioneering new approaches, were awarded a prize by Messe Düsseldorf at the fourth “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility” at the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2008.