Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.


Interview with red dot: best of the best winner MetaDesign

Thursday, 13 September 2007

For the corporate design of the exhibition “The most beautiful French come from New York”, MetaDesign received in this year’s red dot award: communication design a “red dot: best of the best” for highest design quality. Thus MetaDesign is automatically nominated for the “red dot: grand prix”, which the jury can award in each category to an outstanding work. red dot online talked to MetaDesign about the award-winning corporate design in an interview.


Tomorrow’s trendsetters: the best design concepts 2007

Friday, 7 September 2007

Results of the red dot award: design concept 2007 The results of this year’s red dot award: design concept have been released. The international expert jury evaluated a total of 884 submissions from 46 countries for outstanding design quality and distinguished 105 with a red dot award. Another eighteen received the distinction red dot: best of the best for highest design quality.


Fidius“ for unfair design competitions – German design award in the spotlight – Ikea gets it right

Wednesday, 29 August 2007

There are some awards that no one really wants. The negative award “Plagiarus” is such an award in the design industry, and is awarded annually to the most audacious plagiarists, and recently another negative award has come to the fore: the „Fidius“. With the help of this award, unfair tenders and design competitions will be publicly exposed. The dubious honour of such an award will be bestowed upon the design award of the Federal Republic of Germany in this first competition.


Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer

Friday, 24 August 2007

New York’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum dedicates a solo exhibition to lighting designer Ingo Maurer. “Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer” will take place from September 14, 2007 through January 27, 2008.


Furniture design trends 2007: Between desperation and genius

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Today, design is more important than ever and the demands on designers have also become higher and more complex than ever before. In a time when flawless function is taken for granted and quality standards are converging increasingly, design defines vital differences in today’s markets.