Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

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, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

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. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.


Juror Profile: Irma Boom

Wednesday, 17 August 2005

The Dutch graphic designer Irma Boom, who is specialising in book design, is one of this year’s jurors of the red dot award: communication design. She has already designed some 200 books and her work has gained her an international reputation.


Architect Santiago Calatrava to build New York WTC station

Monday, 15 August 2005

The Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava will build the new underground station on the premises of the World Trade Center. His plans were approved by the Port Authority at the end of July. The project costs are estimated around 2.21 thousand million US Dollars.


Mercedes Car Group: Positive sales trend thanks to successful design

Friday, 12 August 2005

The positive sales trend at the Mercedes Car Group, which has lasted for several months, is continuing. In July 2005 the group increased the worldwide sales of Mercedes Benz and Smart brand cars by 2.2 percent.


Juror profile: Ruedi Baur

Wednesday, 10 August 2005

A lateral thinker without limits: Ruedi Baur, the Paris-born Swiss graphic designer who is active cross-border between Switzerland and France, was one of this year’s jurors.


red dot: digital media for www.adidas.com/y-3

Monday, 8 August 2005

This year, the special prize ‘red dot: digital media’ has been awarded for the second time. The winner is the internet appearance of the adidas sport style label ‘Y-3’, which has been created by the Frankfurt-based Neue Digitale GmbH agency.