Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Stylish setting for design products – the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. It is the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide, located in the breath-taking setting of the former Zeche Zollverein colliery.

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Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

Creative centre in the heart of Asia – the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore. It is located in the Red Dot Traffic, an impressive colonial style building which used to be the headquarters of the traffic police.


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Red Dot Design Area Taipei

New point of contact for Design in Taipei - As part of the Taiwan Design Museum, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei exhibits industrial products and communication solutions that have won a Red Dot Design Award.

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Design Museum News

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” – 3D Printing exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Until 30 October 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition was curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium. More


Tuesday, 20 September 2016

"In Search of Good Design and Innovation Driven by Technology and New Materials: inspiring lecture by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec at the CONVERGE 2016"

The latest developments from the field of virtual design creations are the topics of the new conference organised by the software company solidThinking in Essen on 20 and 21 September 2016. Product designers, developers and innovators from around the globe come together at the CONVERGE 2016 in the the SANAA building in Essen, which like the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is placed on the world heritage UNESCO Zollverein. More


Friday, 16 September 2016

Successful exhibition opening: Red Dot winners demonstrate “La valeur du design” in France

On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, a new Red Dot exhibition opened in France. During a reception at the Cité du Design in St. Etienne, “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) was on show for the first time. Until 8 January 2017, Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world inform visitors about the merits and value of good design. They demonstrate that the term “design” goes way beyond the surface. More


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking about digital design tools at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Innovative products arise from the interplay of form and function. That is why a harmonious synthesis of design and technology is of enormous importance already in the early stages of the development process. Today, modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product. From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, how and with which results this works. More


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore presents: the best products from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016. More


Monday, 25 July 2016

Only until 31 July: special exhibition of international product designs in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016” will be on show only until 31 July. The largest special exhibition in area in the Red Dot Award’s history presents current prize-winning products in two locations at UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein: From lifestyle accessories to consumer electronics to household helpers: The Red Dot Design Museum displays the most extensive selection of international innovations, completed by further designs in the neighbouring Hall 8. More


Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents exhibition on 3D printing: “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium. More


Monday, 11 July 2016

Influential technology designer: Tönis Käo has died

It is not unusual for a designer to be less well known than the products he created. Tönis Käo was no exception. Born in 1940 in Saaremaa (Estonia), Käo chose Munich as his home. It was there that he came up with concepts whose realisation became possible decades later and which became extremely popular. He also designed products that everyone in Germany above the age of 40 is likely to be familiar with – even though the visionary designer himself did not become a household name until much later. More


Friday, 8 July 2016

CONVERGE 2016 – a new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers. More


Monday, 4 July 2016

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016 gives exclusive tips for Melbourne

This year, the “Black Magic Industrial Design team led by Simon Kidd” from Australia is honoured as Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016. The highest honorary title of the Red Dot Award: Product Design goes to Blackmagic, one of the globally most influential innovators and manufacturers of creative video technologies. In the Red Dot App, Simon Kidd, the company’s Director of Industrial Design, exclusively shows his favourite places in the second largest city of the Australian continent within the “Designers’ Hotspots” series. More