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.


Interview with Hall of Fame contributing writer Stefano Marzano

Tuesday, 25 September 2007

Stefano Marzano is CEO and Chief Creative Director at Philips Design. Instead of focussing exclusively on technology, the company concentrates on people, and claims to improve quality of life with its products. This approach was revolutionary in 1990, when it was developed by the then CEO, Jan Timmer. In the interview with red dot online, Hall of Fame contributing writer Stefano Marzano talks about design as a factor for a better quality of life.


Interview with the red dot: best of the best winners Heinrich Paravicini and Johannes Plass

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

For “Face2go” Mutabor received the red dot: best of the best in the category “Information Design/Public Space” in this year’s red dot award: communication design and was therefore at the same time nominated for the red dot: grand prix. red dot online interviewed the managing and creative directors of Mutabor, Heinrich Paravicini and Johannes Plass, about this special event.


Interview with the best of the best winner Sandra Mithöfer

Monday, 17 September 2007

The international expert jury of this year’s red dot award: communication design expressed its enthusiasm about the professionalism of the work of Sandra Mithöfer and honoured this design performance with a red dot: best of the best. With this award, Sandra Mithöfer is at the same time nominated for the red dot: junior prize, awarded for the best student work of the entire competition. red dot online had an interview with the young designer on her work, her award and her plans for the future.


Interview with red dot: best of the best winner MetaDesign

Thursday, 13 September 2007

For the corporate design of the exhibition “The most beautiful French come from New York”, MetaDesign received in this year’s red dot award: communication design a “red dot: best of the best” for highest design quality. Thus MetaDesign is automatically nominated for the “red dot: grand prix”, which the jury can award in each category to an outstanding work. red dot online talked to MetaDesign about the award-winning corporate design in an interview.