Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Global brands in competition

The manufacturers and designers who took part in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have put themselves forward for a global comparison with future-oriented thinking and self-confidence. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises entered their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. After a successful jury session, the independent assessment by the specialists shows how the product designs performed in a current and international comparison. The winners will officially be announced on 29 June 2015, the day of the Red Dot Gala.

 

 

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, 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. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.

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.

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.

 

 


Winner’s Takeaways from Autodesk University

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Autodesk, the official design software partner of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept, selected a team from National Yunlin University of Science & Technology in Taiwan for a trip to attend Autodesk University in Las Vegas, USA, in December 2014. Chih-Yuan Lee shares his experiences in an interview with the Red Dot Design Award.


Red Dot Award: Product Design - Latecomers registration phase ends on 11 February!

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

On 11 February, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end. The winners of the competition will be celebrated at the glamorous Red Dot Gala. After the awards ceremony the approximately 1,200 international guests, among them representatives of international media, will meet at the Designers' Night at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. A short video clip of last year’s Red Dot Gala provides insights into the high point of the competition.


Creative hot spot: international communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, from 6 February to 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.


Red Dot - the exclusive marketing tool of the design industries

Monday, 2 February 2015

Last year, Red Dot took over Berlin for a whole three days, accompanied by the capital city’s TV channel TV Berlin. More than 1,200 guests from all over the world came together in the creative metropolis of Berlin on 24 October to celebrate the competition winners at the Red Dot Gala and the subsequent Designers’ Night.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Vincent Créance, Prof. Jure Miklavc and Aleksandar Tatic are in the jury

Monday, 2 February 2015

The Red Dot has a global reputation for maximum performances in design all over the world. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises enter their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. For 60 years now, the award-winning products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts. This year, the expert group comprises 38 design professionals, among them Vincent Créance, Prof. Jure Miklavc and Aleksandar Tatic.