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 electric guitar “Revstar”

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 electric guitar “Revstar” by Yamaha and Hamamatsu, designed by Piotr Stolarski, Toshihide Suzuki, Michael Tropper, Joohee Lee, Mark Jones and Volker Pflueger.

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. This year alone, two bicycles were awarded the top award, Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Design on Stage”: exhibitions of international top achievements

Award-winning products from all fields of everyday life are currently in the focus of the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. In the former boiler house of the Zollverein coal mine World Heritage Site, visitors discover the best products of the year in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017” until 6 August.

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

Award-winning design and its makers: “PHILIP”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of outstanding design quality. The Red Dot: Grand Prix is the highest single distinction and goes to the best work in a category. In 2016, among others, Rosenthal’s customer magazine “PHILIP”, designed by “MILCH + HONIG designkultur” was granted this prize.


Two voices – one bathroom: Brand-name Manufacturers from the German Sanitation Industry and International Designers in Dialogue at the ISH 2005

Wednesday, 2 March 2005

As part of the ISH's regular focus on “The Bathroom Experience”, Outlook – Building Perspectives, the brand of Messe Frankfurt for architects, designers, creative personnel, technical planners and engineers, turns the spotlight on the future of the bathroom. This interdisciplinary forum brings together people who have something to say – about design, architecture, product development, concepts for the future, bathroom planning and exhibition design.


David Kelley awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education

Tuesday, 1 March 2005

Professor David Kelley, Stanford University, a founder of IDEO, one of the world’s most innovative design firms has been awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education.


Trends and impressions from the imm cologne 2005

Sunday, 27 February 2005

red dot online presents the latest colours, forms, materials, and news Like every year, the new international living trends were presented at the Cologne furniture trade, and red dot was there for you exclusively searching for the most important novelties and developments. Apart from products for the living area, for the second time the imm cologne presented everything for the kitchen.


Interdesign 2005 Sustainable Rural Transport (April 3-16, 2005)

Friday, 25 February 2005

The Design Institute South Africa is holding the ICSID Interdesign Workshop with the theme "Sustainable Rural Transport – Technology for Developing Countries." The workshop will take place from April 3-16, 2005 in South Africa.


The 9th European International Design Management Conference

Thursday, 24 February 2005

The Design Management Institute (DMI), Boston, is holding the European Conference for the 9th time. This year’s event takes place in Great Britain. From March 9-11, 2005, practitioners and guests gather at the Kensington Marriott/Royal College of Art, London, to attend the conference under the theme “Innovation/05: The Innovation Economy.“