Monday, 25 September 2006

The best designers of the red dot award: product design 2006: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron

For the outstanding, innovative design of their floor light “Pipe Terra” the Swiss designers Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron were honoured with the red dot: best of the best. They have personally explained their design to us. More »

Monday, 18 September 2006

Ideas for a better future: Return on Ideas – Better by Design

From 14 October to 12 November 2006, the red dot design museum will present the special exhibition “Return on Ideas – Better by Design”. In the exhibition design-oriented companies such as adidas, Miele, and Daimler-Chrysler as well as design firms and the German Aluminium Association (GDA) will illustrate the significance and implementation of innovative ideas as the basis of commercial success. More »

Friday, 15 September 2006

Confessions of a jury – the workshop on the red dot award: design concept 2006

In the early morning of 2nd September 2006, the red dot design museum in Singapore opened its gates for the workshop on this year’s red dot award: design concept. With their presentations on design trends and pioneering design concepts of our time, red dot initiator Professor Dr. Peter Zec and this year’s jury of experts gave 150 expectant guests insights into the challenges of working as a juror. The results of this year’s red dot award: design concept, however, were not revealed, yet. More »

Friday, 8 September 2006

red dot interviews Andreas Störiko

The designer Andreas Störiko represented the Wilkhahn company on Wilkhahn’s Asia Pacific Tour 2006. After the start in Hong Kong on 24 July the tour went to Melbourne and Sydney and ended in Singapore on 4 August. When he stayed in Singapore the designer spoke with the red dot team about design, inspiration and economic success. More »

Wednesday, 30 August 2006

Innovation versus imitation: Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum

From 26 August to 17 December 2006, the red dot design museum presents plagiarisms and counterfeited products, which are exhibited together with their originals, in a small exhibition. This exhibition is part of the annually awarded negative prize “Plagiarius,” which was created by Professor Rido Busse in 1977. More »