Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot Award: Communication Design – “Early Bird” registration ends on 2 April

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition within the “Early Bird” registration phase until 2 April and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the first submission period.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

The top individual award is the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and gives a silent phenomenon a sound identity. 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

In search of the best visions, prototypes and design concepts

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. The “Latecomer” submission phase ends on 24 May 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. In the end of February they gathered in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Aleks Tatic again.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is the highest award of the Red Dot Award. In 2016, "kayak" by designer Patrick Norguet got the Award. The design of the chair focused on exploring the possibilities of wood.


The BMW Group’s Design Team on design and aesthetics of a motorcycle

Sunday, 26 June 2005

Tight shapes for the road. The visual language of a motorcycle was subject to numerous evolutionary developments throughout its history. It was always attempted to combine new technologies with the personal message of the brand. As such, each innovative redesign of the BMW boxer motors was spectacular in its own way.


The Linde Design Team on design and ergonomics

Saturday, 25 June 2005

On ergon and nomos. The term ergonomics is a hybrid word, derived from the Greek “ergon” (work) and “nomos” (law or rule). Today, ergonomics is an internationally valid maxim in design, and the T20 / T24 SP stand-on electric pallet truck designed by the Linde design team is just another example of how sophisticated design can effectively improve the working environment.


The Product Design at Festo

Saturday, 25 June 2005

Emotion – language of forms for machines A uniform and aesthetic language of forms plays an increasingly important role in the field of mechanical engineering. Not an easy task in the face of the plurality of uses. The Festo company combines innovative technologies with a distinct use of forms, for example the new handling module, designed by Karoline Schmidt.


The Pinc design team on houses for contemporary living

Friday, 24 June 2005

In the spirit of the old masters – platforms for contemporary living. What constitutes living design? Or what meaning can a national design tradition acquire today? These are important questions that also arose for the Scandinavian designers of the Pinc House when, as furniture designers, they had been looking for a new house. But the designers from what was later to become the design studio Pinc House could not find a prefabricated house that would fulfil their needs. Relying on their own fate and skills, they soon realised their first model, the Pinc House Sport 70.


2005

Friday, 24 June 2005

Three stripes, three divisions – one design strategy The adidas design department, under the guidance of Michael Michalsky, has been chosen as design team of the year 2005. With this title, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen annually honours a design team for their outstanding design achievements in the international “red dot award: product design” competition. Michalsky himself will receive the award on behalf of the whole design team on 4 July 2005 at the “red dot award: product design” ceremony gala in the Aalto Theatre of Essen, Germany.