Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others Chris Lee from Singapore, Jean Jacques Schaffner from Switzerland and Seung Hun Yoo from Korea.


Design Management Annual in Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Thursday, 28 October 2010

“In Germany the export share of design-oriented leading enterprises is far above the average,” explained Prof. Dr. Peter Zec at the beginning of his lecture on “The value of design”, which he gave on 26 October at the Design Management Institute in Boston (USA). During the three-day conference, he presented current figures to a highly interested professional audience. The red dot institute established these figures in a comparative market analysis for design-oriented companies.


Multiple Plan - Design crossroads in Belgium

Thursday, 28 October 2010

From 29 October to 21 November 2010 the red dot design museum and Wallonie-Bruxelles Design/Mode (WBDM) present the exhibition “MULTIPLE PLAN – Design crossroads in Belgium”, which shows a cross section of the new design standards in Belgium. This country is regarded as one of the most interesting with regards to the development of design. The vernissage takes place on 28 October 2010 at 6:00 pm at the red dot design museum.


red dot selection - red dot presents winners in Belgium

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

The exhibition “red dot selection” red dot showed from 15 to 24 October 2010 in Belgium, was a resounding success. A huge number of enthusiastic visitors came to the exhibition, which red dot presented as part of the 22nd International Design Biennale "Interieur 2010" in Kortrijk.


Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

Thursday, 21 October 2010

This week: first impressions last! – packaging design The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up.


Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

Thursday, 14 October 2010

This week: nothing but advertising?! The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up. For the next six weeks, we will introduce you to the nominees in a different category every week.