Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

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.


Karim Rashid designed the most luxurious gin bottle of all times for Bombay Sapphire

Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Bombay Sapphire, the word’s leading premium gin and one of the co-sponsors of the red dot award: design concept, has collaborated with three of the biggest names in the segment of luxury design – the French crystal manufacturer Baccarat, the London jewellery house Garrard, and world-renowned designer Karim Rashid – to create an outstanding design. The outcome of this collaboration is the limited edition Revelation bottles, the world’s most luxurious gin bottles.


Good Design for Good Business – DME Series of Workshops

Thursday, 20 March 2008

“Good design is good business” – clear, precise and catchy is the slogan created in the fifties of the 20th century by IBM president Tom Watson jr. And it has not lost its vigour until today. Vito Orazhem, member of the executive committee of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen will explain it in a lecture titled “Good Design for Good Business“ on the occasion of a series of workshops organised by the Design Management Europe Award (DME Award). He will be stopping over in Tallinn (Estonia), Riga (Latvia), Vilnius (Lithuania), Izmir (Turkey) and Ljubljana (Slovenia).


Small cars getting bolder – automobile design 2008 trend report

Thursday, 20 March 2008

The 78th International Motor Show took place from 6 to 16 March, 2008 in Geneva, where 260 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their ideas for the automobile future.


Seoul is World Design Capital 2010

Thursday, 20 March 2008

Approximately 300 people attended the official signing ceremony to celebrate WDC Seoul 2010. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, Carlos Hinrichsen, Icsid President and Professor Dr. Peter Zec, creator of the World Design Capital-project and Senator of Icsid, signed the memorandum of agreement last Monday at The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, officially appointing the city as the World Design Capital™ (WDC™) 2010.


Trendspots 2008

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

In the era of globalisation, cueing in on countries’ cultural traditions can be of great benefit in achieving differentiation in the market. Preserving the distinct features of individual cultures by means of design is thus of great import.