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.


gamescom: Celebrate the games 2012

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Until 19 August 2012 the gamescom in Cologne invites everyone to “celebrate the games” and to discover the latest trends in interactive entertainment. The world’s biggest fair for computer- and video games is held for the fourth time – this year on 140,000 square metres, an increase of 15 per cent, compared with a last year. The public can look forward to a broad range of computer-, console-, online- and browser games, as well as mobile and social games from well-known publishers.


Great interest in upcoming red dot exhibition in Xiamen

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

The China International Design Business Week (CIDBW) in Xiamen is the first international high-standard design exhibition held in the economic zone on the west coast of the Taiwan Strait. The expectations and thus the interest in the event are very high as the press conference of “China International Design Business Week - red dot in Xiamen” – which was held Beijing in the afternoon of 8 August 2012 – impressively showed.


DME Award 2012: Enter now!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Outstanding design is a rare commodity and one of Europe’s greatest resources. Innovative and successful businesses use it to set themselves apart from competitors. The greatest challenge, though, does not lie within a single design. It is about management that integrates design in their business for commercial success.


Select trendsetters yourself: the online voting of the caravaning design award will end soon

Monday, 13 August 2012

The jury of the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013” has met and awarded products within seven different categories. Thereby, only the best designs were able to convince the experts from design and the trade press. This year for the first time, manufacturers also have to win over the public.