Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


"red dot award: product design 2013" - this is the jury (part 1)

Monday, 28 January 2013

The jury is the heart of the “red dot award: product design”, because the renowned specialists from all over the world guarantee with their expertise the high quality level of the competiton as well as the expressiveness of the red dot seal. While architects, designers and companies are called upon to submit their latest works and projects until 6 February 2013, the members of the red dot jury 2013 will sucessively be presented here with their personal statement on the competition.


Excellent communication design: "Design on stage" until 2 February 2013

Friday, 25 January 2013

Communication design is as smart and groundbreaking as never before – design enthusiasts can experience that in Basel, Switzerland. In close cooperation with the Basel School of Design as well as the Academy of Art and Design FHNW, red dot is presenting a cross section of all areas of communication design – at an international level.


Better now than never! Last chance to participate in the "red dot award: product design 2013"

Monday, 21 January 2013

The new year is only a few weeks old but companies and designers are already looking forward to the first highlight – the "red dot award: product design 2013". The Latecomers participation phase has started and innovative designs in terms of convincing new products can be registered until 6 February 2013.


Experience 360° water sports - at the boot 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Thursday, 17 January 2013

When the maritime fair “boot 2013” opens its doors on 19 January 2013, the water sports season is not far away anymore. Until 27 January, the 44th Internationale Bootsausstellung Düsseldorf (international boat fair) presents trends and news from the world of boat and water sports. About 1,600 international exhibitors will introduce their latest products and invite visitors to discover 360° water sports.