Wednesday, 30 August 2006

Innovation versus imitation: Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum

From 26 August to 17 December 2006, the red dot design museum presents plagiarisms and counterfeited products, which are exhibited together with their originals, in a small exhibition. This exhibition is part of the annually awarded negative prize “Plagiarius,” which was created by Professor Rido Busse in 1977. More »

Thursday, 24 August 2006

The red dot in Prague

The Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen introduces in co-operation with the Design Centrum České Republiky selected winning products in the touring exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2006” from 25 August to 20 September in the Prague Mozarteum. More »

Thursday, 17 August 2006


Ahrend announces that Mr Theo van der Raadt is standing down as Chief Executive Officer of Koninklijke Ahrend NV as of 1 September. His successor will be Mr Jacq de Bruin, who is already a member of the Board of Management at Ahrend. More »

Wednesday, 9 August 2006

Trend spots – red dot award: communication design 2006

“Less is more” – in the face of almost unlimited possibilities, good design is characterised by clarity and an emphasised message, according to the jury of this year’s red dot award: communication design. Due to the richness of possibilities in communication design, today good design has to define a clear line and show individual character. More »

Friday, 4 August 2006

The Best Global Brands 2006: Coca-Cola remains number one

Together with Interbrand, the leading global brand consultancy, BusinessWeek has published the annual ranking of the 100 most valuable global brands (measured in US dollars) for the sixth time in a row. Once again, Coca-Cola remains number one with an estimated value of US$67 billion this year. More »