Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


red dot Strengthens Its Community in Taiwan

Wednesday, 19 December 2007

Early in December, the Taiwan Design Center in Taipei experienced an exclusive red dot dinner party at the invitation of red dot together with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC). Tony Chang, CEO of the Taiwan Design Center in company with Professor Dr. peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid Senator, welcomed guests from 70 different companies to strengthen the cooperation between Taiwanese designers, industry and the red dot community.


5ème Conférence Européenne sur les Enjeux de la Promotion du Design - 5th European Design Promotion Conference

Tuesday, 18 December 2007

On 14 and 15 January 2008, the 5th European Design Promotion Conference, the 5ème Conférence  Européenne sur les Enjeux de la Promotion du Design, will take place in Paris. The conference offers a platform for the subject of design and innovation management in businesses and public institutions.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec as Design Expert in Chile

Monday, 17 December 2007

On the occasion of the fifth “Icsid Latin American Regional Meeting”, which took place on 10 December 2007, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Icsid Senator and initiator of the red dot design award, had been invited to Chile as keynote speaker. At the meeting he was to give the inaugural address on the issue "Design Driven by Culture, Politics and Economy".


The awards presentation of the red dot award: communication design 2007 – The communication design industry celebrates the red dot winners

Thursday, 6 December 2007

On 6 December 2007, the red dot design museum held the awards presentation of this year’s red dot award: communication design. More than 600 guests from 14 nations celebrated the winners in the impressive atmosphere of the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein colliery. The winners of the honorary prizes awarded to the best entries of the competition were, like every year, kept on tenterhooks until the very end.