Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

In search of good design and innovations

Since the beginning of November the registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 has been running. The competition, which origins date back to 1954, is one of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competitions. Manufacturers and designers from more than 75 countries take part. Chosen by an independent and renowned jury, the award increases the visibility of designers and companies, brands and products. The use of the Red Dot label is exclusively reserved for the winners of the competition. 

Exhibition: Light & Shape

Best of Belgian Design

From 28 October 2014 until 25 January 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the special exhibition “Light & Shape: Best of Belgian Design”. From ultra-light luggage collection to unusual lamps: the exemplary selection of products from various living environments presents a cross-section of the current Belgian design standard. Touching and testing most of the exhibits is explicitly allowed, since outstanding design quality becomes apparent only in use.

 

 

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.

 

 

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 from 13 November 2014 – 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.

Inspiration and innovation

The International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015

Every year, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are honoured and their works are published in an extensive reference book – for eternity. The two-volume International Yearbook Communication Design 2014/2015 is hot off the press and gives an overview of the status quo of current communication design.

 

 


Taiwan Design, Global Honor

Monday, 29 January 2007

The red dot design award is also becoming more and more influential as an achievement barometer in Asia where it has gained the highest reputation. Taiwan is a perfect example of this development: in the red dot design award 2006 submissions from Taiwan rose by almost 50 percent in comparison to the previous year. As initiator of the red dot design award, Professor Dr. Peter Zec had therefore been invited to Taiwan at the end of the year to take part on stage as a guest in a very special design event.


Juror Portrait: Masayo Ave

Thursday, 25 January 2007

“A single, well designed product can raise the standard for all corresponding products.” – This quote from Masayo Ave, who was a member of the red dot jury last year, strikes firmly home at the heart of our work. This year too, the designer will be part of the red dot jury.


Mercedes Car Group increases 2006 sales to record

Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Mercedes Car Group posts all-time sales record with three percent increase. Mercedes, awarded several times the red dot, managed this with outstanding design quality: In 2006, Mercedes-Benz increased customer deliveries by seven percent worldwide to a record level.


European Design Promotion Conference, Paris

Friday, 5 January 2007

The annual European Design Promotion Conference, this year taking place on the 8th and 9th of January in Paris, is the meeting place of leading personalities in the field of design promotion and a forum to discuss the regional and international context of European design promotion. This year's programme will end with a birthday celebration on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Icsid, the designers´ international umbrella organisation.


Merry Christmas!

Friday, 22 December 2006

2006 is drawing to a close and we are reviewing an eventful year. This is an occasion to thank you for your energetic support, for your interest in our affairs and for the confidence and the loyalty you have shown us. Many achievements we’re regarding with pride and pleasure would have been impossible to attain without your assistance.