Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.


Insights into the jury of red dot award: design concept: Interview with Professor Axel Thallemer

Monday, 2 May 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway. On 13 May, the regular submission period will close. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative and innovative, yet manufacturable, ideas and prototypes. Using the example of Prof. Axel Thallemer, get an insight into the jury’s background, what makes them tick, and why they do what they do.


Exhibition: Czech red dot winners on display in Seoul

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

The Czech Republic is currently showcased in the capital city of Seoul in South Korea with a retrospective of products that won the red dot design award between 1995 and 2011. The country in eastern Europe is thus presenting itself to the economic giant in Asia as a fascinating partner in design and innovation with the aim of forging close links between Korean companies and Czech design agencies.


Start of call for entries for the red dot award: communication design 2011

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Just accordingly, designers, marketing agencies and clients of the communications industry are invited to score points with their published creative works before an international committee: Registration for the red dot award: communication design 2011 will be possible by 17 June 2011 at http://en.red-dot.org/communication-design.


Basel and the value of design

Monday, 18 April 2011

After last year’s splendid premiere the showcase of the “red dot award: communication design” is now again making a stopover in Basel. Until 27 April 2011 red dot will be showing the exhibition “Design Value – Design Values. red dot presents awarded communication design 2010/2011” in The Basel School of Design on the Lyss.


red dot award: design concept 2011: Register for pre-judging now

Monday, 18 April 2011

There is less than 1 month left for you to register for the pre-judging of the red dot award: design concept 2011. The opportunity to submit your works in German, Mandarin or Korean will be coming to an end soon. Submit before 13 May to avoid late registration fees!