Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Regular registration phase ending soon

On 27 January, the regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product and the best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal.

 

 

Red Dot Design Ranking

The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.

 

 

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.


Shanghai Automotive Museum opened - Atelier Brückner completes permanent exhibition in China

Wednesday, 8 November 2006

On 24 October the Shanghai Automotive Museum was opened in Anting. It is the first large museum in China which is exclusively dedicated to the automobile and its historical development. The history of the automobile is presented not based on particular brands but with a focus on different major topics in a new museum building. After almost four weeks of construction the permanent exhibition, with which the Stuttgart Atelier Brückner presents itself for the first time on the Asian continent, was inaugurated.


red dot in Bratislava

Tuesday, 7 November 2006

After successful stops in Prague and Brno, the touring exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2006” now visits the Slovakian capital of Bratislava for the ‘Design Days’ design festival. From 26 October to 30 November 2006, the exhibition can be viewed in Bratislava.


What is good design?

Tuesday, 7 November 2006

From 23 to 28 October 2006 red dot Singapore presented the special exhibition ‘What is good design?’ in the red dot design museum Singapore, the red dot Traffic. The special exhibition presented a selection of winning products of the red dot award: product design 2006.


‘rotis – eine Streitschrift’ (‘rotis – a controversial font’) - red dot award-winning diploma thesis finds publisher

Monday, 6 November 2006

Ralph Burkhardt and Christian Hartig, graduates of the University of Design Schwäbisch Gmünd, received a distinction in this year’s red dot award: communication design for their diploma thesis ‘stereotyp(e) – Eine Untersuchung der Schrift rotis” (‘stereotype – An analysis of the rotis font’). The great interest with which their thesis was met during their semester exhibition as well as the distinction encouraged the students to present their work to several publishing companies. Now the specialist publisher Hermann Schmidt Mainz will publish the book under the title ‘rotis – eine Streitschrift’ (‘rotis – a controversial font’).


Colloquium Universal Home – register now!

Monday, 6 November 2006

Young designers and architects from all around the world were invited to apply for one of a total of ten scholarships which were awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen on behalf of Entwicklungsgesellschaft Zollverein. From among the more than 50 applications from 24 nations selected ten applicants have been selected. For one year they will work on the topic ‘Universal Home’ and develop ideas for home environments suitable for all ages – an important topic in times of a constantly aging society. The scholarship winners will allow a first insight into their work at a colloquium on 15 November 2006.