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.


Juror portrait: Professor Rido Busse

Friday, 9 February 2007

Juror portrait: Professor Rido Busse “We have always seen design as a weapon in competition,” Professor Rido Busse once declared in an interview. And he knows what he is talking about: he learned the designer’s profession from scratch and has owned an extremely successful design company for over four decades. This year he will co-decide as juror on the jury of experts of the red dot award: product design which of the products submitted stand out from the competition through their high design quality and merit being honoured with the red dot.


New red dot project: interzum award 2007

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

For the fourth time, Koelnmesse, in cooperation with red dot, announces the interzum award: intelligent material & design. This design competition was specially developed for the supplier industry and is already well established amongst the exhibitors at "interzum“.


Industrial designer/graphic designer wanted!

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

CBD is one of the most visible and respected design companies working from their offices in Copenhagen, Denmark; Beijing and Huangzhou in China, as well as in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The company is staffed with a young, competent and multicultural crew. Now, CBD China is looking for experienced and highly creative, motivated industrial and graphic designers, who would like to join the Chinese office in Beijing.


Motorola and the Cologne International School of Design present concepts for the mobile society of the future

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Designs for a future generation of mobile telephones were on show at the year-end in Cologne by students of the Cologne International School of Design headed by Prof. Günter Horntrich and Andreas Wrede. The concept designs for the future of mobile communication are aimed essentially at opportunities for individualising  Motorola mobile telephones and displaying new opportunities in mobile design and conceivable additional uses for private purposes.