Monday, 6 November 2006

Colloquium Universal Home – register now!

Young designers and architects from all around the world were invited to apply for one of a total of ten scholarships which were awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen on behalf of Entwicklungsgesellschaft Zollverein. From among the more than 50 applications from 24 nations selected ten applicants have been selected. For one year they will work on the topic ‘Universal Home’ and develop ideas for home environments suitable for all ages – an important topic in times of a constantly aging society. The scholarship winners will allow a first insight into their work at a colloquium on 15 November 2006. More »

Monday, 6 November 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - feldmann+schultchen design studios

Two works of the agency feldmann+schultchen design studios have received the red dot: best of the best for highest design quality. Thus the designer André Feldmann and Arne Schultchen are both nominated for the red dot: grand prix. In our profile we introduce you to both designers and their work. More »

Tuesday, 31 October 2006

‘Modern Living’ trends autumn 2006

The product cycles in the fields of ‘Interior Design’ and ‘Tableware’ are changing almost as quickly as those in the fashion industry. On the following pages, red dot has compiled an overview of the most interesting innovations and the most fascinating trends in the field of ‘Modern Living’ for you. More »

Friday, 27 October 2006

Brand Work in Progress – 33rd PDA Congress Berlin

On 10 November 2006 the city of Berlin will host the 33rd Congress of the Pan European Brand Design Association (PDA). What inspires brands, how are they developed and, crucially, how can they be nurtured and further developed? The purpose of the forthcoming Congress will be to examine these questions and to delve into the origins of certain brands. More »

Tuesday, 24 October 2006

Juror profile and interview with Jean Jacques Schaffner

The Swiss designer und photographer Jean Jacques Schaffner is the founder of the Schaffner & Conzelmann Designersfactory, and he is one of the international design experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. Jean Jacques Schaffner spoke to red dot about his experience as a designer and red dot jury member. More »