Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

50 free registration spaces on 9 December for those starting out on their career

On 9 December 2015, Young Professionals Application Day, new talents will have the opportunity to apply with their product for free participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. The internationally renowned design competition offers 50 up-and-coming talents the chance to prove their competency and to put themselves on the same platform as the stars and big brands.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Designers and manufacturers go after the coveted design prize

The registration for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 is on. Every year, the internationally renowned design competition selects the best product designs in the world.

Red Dot interview

A conversation with Swedish designer Hans Ehrich

The designer and long-time Red Dot jury member Hans Ehrich is the "Grand Seigneur" of the Swedish design culture. In the Red Dot interview the founder of A&E Design speaks about his career and design approach.

“Smart Materials and Solutions for better Product Design“

Exciting material innovations in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the exhibition “Smart Materials and Solutions for better Product Design” until 10 January 2016. It shows intelligent materials, new products and surprising detail solutions which are both sensible and sensory.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Interview with Leo Burnett Germany

In 2015, the title of honour "Red Dot: Agency of the Year" went to the agency network Leo Burnett Germany. Red Dot talked to the management about the characteristics of the agency and long-term costumers.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 10 January 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.

Dining & Living Trends 2008

Monday, 3 March 2008

The consumer goods industry with the sectors tableware, kitchen and household is a highly competitive and fast moving industry. Here design is a fundamental economic instrument. Products have been exhausted in terms of function; therefore design is indispensable for differentiation in the global market.

Festo inspires at MoMA in New York

Monday, 3 March 2008

As part of the exhibition “Design and the Elastic Mind”, Festo is showing exhibits from its Bionic Learning Network at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The bionic exhibits Airacuda, a pneumatically driven fish, and the manta ray-inspired, remote-controlled designs Aqua_ray and Air_ray will be amazing visitors until May 12 2008.

Portal project – creating networks without borders

Friday, 29 February 2008

The trans-border “portal project” of the Kamer van Koophandel Centraal Gelderland, the Lower Rhine Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Düsseldorf Chamber of Commerce helps small and medium-sized businesses in the “Euregio Rhein-Waal” region to enter the market of the respective neighbouring country. As part of this joint project a workshop for the design and furnishing industry will take place on 10 March 2008.

red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008 wins award

Monday, 25 February 2008

The red dot communication design yearbook 2007/2008, edited by the design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, recently received the ”Award for Typographic Excellence” from the Type Directors Club in New York. This award recognises the typographical and photographical overall concept by the Berlin-based studio “Fons Hickmann m23”.

“Return on Ideas – Better by design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec speaks at the ROTONDA Business Club

Monday, 18 February 2008

Last Wednesday, the ROTONDA Business Club in Cologne served as a meeting point for senior managers and entrepreneurs from all business sectors. Design and business expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec held his presentation “Return on Ideas – Better by design” to a full house, followed by a lively discussion with the audience.