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.


Award ceremony red dot award: product design 2005

Wednesday, 1 June 2005

Design, art and culture - the “red dot award: product design 2005” celebrates a sumptuous festivity in honour of creativity and the success of this year’s award winners of the competition. This day promises interesting and inspiring encounters with international guests from design, culture, business and politics.


Vision Plus 11: Needs, Trends and Themes for Information Design

Friday, 27 May 2005

From 7 to 9 July, the hard core of information design, as Erik Spiekermann calls it, will meet to delineate the wide application options of information design and to sketch out the prerequisites for its success.


BFF Congress in Hamburg 2005: China – Photography, Art & Advertising Today

Friday, 20 May 2005

For the third time, the BFF Congress is addressing the pictorial and design production of a particular country. Following Japan and Italy, the focus in 2005 will be on China making the catchphrase in Hamburg from June 17th – 18th: The East is illuminated with China’s new world-class photographic arts.


Furniture Trends 2005

Friday, 6 May 2005

As in every year, the current and future trends of contemporary living design are being presented, and this year too there are of course many interesting and exciting things to see. Philippe Starck, for instance, who is always good for a surprise, shows a desk lamp with a pistol-shaped stand and the telling name “Gun Lamp.” Politically engaged design or bad taste? Anyways, Starck knows how to be a polarising figure.