Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


red dot award: design concept winner Gerald Wirthenstätter claims first successes

Friday, 6 June 2008

A little over a year ago, the Austrian designer Gerald Wirthenstätter won the red dot: best of the best in the category red dot award: design concept for “Tringa,” an innovative rowboat that can be rowed in the direction the rower is looking. In a conversation with red dot, the designer talked about the success which his distinction has brought him so far.


World Industrial design Day

Thursday, 5 June 2008

On 29 June 2008 the design world will celebrate the first „World Industrial Design Day“. The World Industrial Design Day has been initiated by the international umbrella association of industrial designers Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) with a view to offer as of now a fix date every year on which the merits of the profession of industrial designers and their influence on our living standards shall be recalled.


interview with Kelley Cheng

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

The red dot award: communication design will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Kelley Cheng.


Register now for the new design and industry competition ”REHACARE DESIGN AWARD 2008/2009“

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

In cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf, red dot projects has organised a special design award for REHACARE INTERNATIONAL, the biggest specialist trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, integration and care worldwide. All exhibitors at the fair will be exclusively eligible to register for this industry award.


china interview

Sunday, 25 May 2008

As a contribution to China’s fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Lim Sau Foong.