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.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to the people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.


red dot winners also impress in Korea

Monday, 28 January 2008

Legacy for the Future Design Awards for Dedon and Otto Bock On the occasion of the “Design Korea 2007” event, selected award-winning works of this year’s red dot award: product design were presented in the exhibition “World Best Design”, among them the prosthetic foot "1C30 Trias" by Otto Bock HealthCare and the chaise longue "Yin Yang" by Dedon. After the successful presentation in Korea, these two products were awarded in the “Legacy for the Future Design Award”.


DMI International Singapore Conference

Monday, 28 January 2008

Obtaining significant value from design goes beyond commissioning a hot designer or cool advertising. Rather, it involves a deep understanding of customer behaviors, corporate leadership, culture, cross-functional work teams, specific methods and processes, utilizing both qualitative research and intuition in decision making, and applying design visualization and design methods to key business processes.


red dot winner sells design concept to Swedish furniture manufacturer

Thursday, 24 January 2008

For ADDI, a new Swedish design agency, the New Year has begun as successfully as the last one ended. Just back in November 2007, the designers and ADDI founders, Johan Malmquist, Andreas Karlsson and Eric Therner, celebrated their achievement at the red dot award: design concept in Singapore and barely two months later they had already sold their excellent design concept "Stick To Me" to Mitab, the Swedish furniture manufacturer.


Register now for the red dot award: product design 2008

Monday, 21 January 2008

Designers and companies from all over the world are once again invited to register their products for the red dot design award, one of the leading and largest international design competitions. The coveted trophy is the red dot, the seal for design quality. In response to the industry’s constant development there are sixteen instead of previously thirteen product categories this year. New categories, which have been added or result from the division of existing categories, are “Kitchen”, “Garden”, “Automobiles, Transport & Caravans” as well as “Communication”. The registration period for latecomers ends on 1 February 2008.


Best sales levels for all three brands of the BMW Group

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

2007 was a successful year all round for BMW: in addition to several red dot awards, the title of red dot: design team of the year also went to the car manufacturer. Chris Bangle and the Design Team BMW Group thus received the highest award granted by an international jury as part of the acclaimed red dot design award. Issued annually since 1988, the award honours design teams that set standards through continual design innovation.