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: Formosa Forms

Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan

From the beginning of October to the end of November 2014, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan”. Millions of people around the globe use innovative products of the insular state „Ilha Formosa“, the beautiful island, without knowing that their daily companions come from there. Sculptural lighting, powerful smartphones and notebooks, or elaborate bicycles illustrate in an aesthetic way that Taiwan is one of the leading countries in design.

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

Event: Every product tells a story

Good products do not appear from nowhere. In the beginning, there always is an idea which turns into the final product after a long development process and countless drafts. But where do these ideas come from and how do designers get their motivation? The exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”, which can be visited from 28 November 2014 until 31 May 2015 in the Hong Kong Design Institute, explores this question in detail.

 

 

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.

 

 


60 years of award-winning design - Red Dot Award: Product Design is looking for strong designs and innovations for 2015

Thursday, 30 October 2014

The registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 starts on 3 November 2014. The hallmark of good design which is recognised all over the globe will be awarded to today’s best products and projects. Its history stretches back 60 years: in 1955, a jury convened for the first time to assess the best designs of the day. In the same year, the first exhibition of “Elegant Industrial Products” took place in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany.


"Light & Shape": Belgian design highlights in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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.


This year`s party of creativity - Red Dot laureates celebrated until dawn

Monday, 27 October 2014

On 24 October 2014, the Red Dot, one of the most renowned accolades of the communication design scene, was awarded in Berlin. The highlight of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in the metropolis of creativity was exciting until the end: only at the Red Dot Gala it was announced, who received the price for the best talent endowed with 10,000 Euros and which communication design was honoured with the Red Dot: Grand Prix. 13 top communication works impressed as the best of their category and were therefore presented with the highest individual award of the competition.


Global creative scene celebrates in Berlin: the heads of the most successful agencies and brands receive the Red Dot Award!

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

“Communication Design” is a broad term. It describes the variety of all visual, graphical and written digital and printing works. The internationally most successful makers of these media annually meet in Berlin: on 24 October 2014, some of the most sought-after prizes of the world of creativity will be awarded in the glamorous Konzerthaus Berlin, located at the Gendarmenmarkt. The Red Dot Gala attracts designers from all continents.


Convincing taste - PepsiCo is Red Dot: Client of the Year 2014

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

It’s that time of year again - October 24th, the design industry will gather to celebrate the winners of the annual Red Dot Design Awards, honoring the best and brightest individuals and campaigns in international design. This year the ultimate prize for companies – “Red Dot: Client of the Year” – is awarded to PepsiCo for the corporation’s design ethos and output in 2014. PepsiCo garners nine awards total and marks the first time in Red Dot history that the “Red Dot: Client of the Year” designation will go to a non-automotive company.