Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

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.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

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.


Trend report from the red dot award: communication design 2008

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Conspicuously inconspicuous is the motto in the category Corporate Design. The designers manage to capture the gist of a brand in subtle yet concise ways and to convey the contents creatively and originally. The company philosophy is communicated on different levels; identification with the brand is omnipresent.


Results of the red dot award: communication design 2008

Monday, 4 August 2008

Design plays increasingly important role in advertising The results of the red dot award: communication design 2008 have been finalised. In the competition, which is one of the most important and largest design competitions worldwide, the international jury of experts had to sift and assess a deluge of in total roughly 6,000 submitted works from 39 countries.


Messe Düsseldorf honours 18 products with the caravaning design award

Friday, 25 July 2008

Last Thursday marked the fourth time that Messe Düsseldorf awarded the "caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility". 53 exhibitors submitted a total of 88 products for the competition, organised by red dot projects, on the occasion of the CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF (29 August through 7 September 2008). The jury found 18 of these to be worthy of a prize, and four products were rated “caravaning design award: best practice”.


red dot communication design yearbook selected for international book cover exhibition

Friday, 25 July 2008

The 2006/2007 red dot communication design yearbook, edited by design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, has been selected by the Portuguese Serralves Foundation for the “Gateways” exhibition in Porto, Portugal. “Gateways” is an international exhibition of contemporary book covers, for which books from the four corners of the globe can be submitted.


The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research in Wales is looking for a Professor of Product Design

Monday, 14 July 2008

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research (PDR) at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) is a UK leader of research in the field of product design and development. PDR is now looking to build on their success by recruiting a highly experienced researcher who is capable of making a substantial contribution to one or more of PDR’s research teams.