Red Dot Award: Product Design Ranking 2015

The jury is in place!

The Red Dot jury comprises about 40 design experts of international repute. A particularly distinguished panel has been appointed in this anniversary year of 2015. One example is Werner Aisslinger, who became world famous with his mobile living space, “Loft Cube”. Aisslinger’s products feature in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, as do those of Red Dot jury member Hans Ehrich, the “Grand Seigneur” of Swedish design culture. Fashion and shoe designer Datuk’ Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, a superstar on the international design scene, will once again act as a juror for the “Fashion, lifestyle and accessories” category.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan

Exhibition at the Munich Creative Business Week

Until 1 March 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” at the Munich Creative Business Week. Using selected Taiwanese designs, the exhibition which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, documents current design developments in the fields of lifestyle and accessories. About 100 exhibits show the contrast as well as the symbiosis of tradition and modernity and illustrate the contemporary design understanding of Taiwanese manufacturers and designers.

 

 

Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

Taiwanese Design Faces

A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.

 

 


Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Büro X

Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Andreas Miedaner, head of Büro X in Vienna, has won the red dot: best of the best for the image brochure for the Austrian do-it-yourself store chain bauMax, which has been in business for 30 years. With the unusual look of an oversized cress seed bag and the brochure itself as a cress bed, this work won over the jury of this year’s red dot award: communication design.


Juror portrait and interview with Martin Pross

Tuesday, 5 December 2006

Martin Pross is a member of the jury of the red dot award: communication design 2006 where he judged the works from the categories corporate design, informational design and public space as well as advertising. In the interview with red dot he comes directly to the point.


Time for a re-launch: red dot improves online service

Monday, 4 December 2006

A good web site is always flexible and dynamic, it provides a wealth of updated information, reflects the progress of an enterprise…and sometimes it’s time for a re-launch. Starting today, our web site will provide our time-proven layout while sporting a new an improved structure.


INTERNATIONAL DESIGN ALLIANCE OPENS CALL FOR INTEREST FOR ITS 2011

Monday, 4 December 2006

The International Design Alliance (IDA) has opened the call for interest for its inaugural 2011 Congress. The Congress will be a platform to unite the diversity of voices in the international design community under the IDA banner. Full details, including the conditions governing the organisation of the Congress, can be found at ww.icsid.org/news/year/current/articles259.htm. The deadline for proposal submissions is January 19th, 2007.


Juror Portrait Apex Lin

Thursday, 30 November 2006

Designer Apex Lin is member of this years` jury of the red dot award: communication design. Professor Apex Lin is the Director of the Department of Fine Arts at National Taiwan Normal University. He has been an Icograda Treasurer (2001-2003) and juror for many famous design competitions in Japan, Korea, Hong-Kong and China.