“Building Best Brands”

Interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 is on

Designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Outstanding design and its makers

The bike “SLADDA”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category like the IKEA bike “SLADDA”.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

Entitled “Under the Sign of the Circle”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents an exhibition of Japanese products until 19 March 2017. From electronic drums to extravagant packaging to origami chair: Around 100 exhibits invite visitors to discover Japanese design.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

The Early Bird registration phase is on

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 Early Bird registration phase runs until 31 January.

“Juxtapositions”

Eexhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Until 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents the exhibition “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.


speziell produktgestaltung on Design for the Senses

Tuesday, 21 June 2005

Complex, new sensory experiences are concealed in the design of the porcelain coating, touch!. Together with designer Barbara Schmidt, the design agency, speziell produktgestaltung, has created porcelain with a silky soft coating. Here they reveal their thoughts on design for the senses.


And the winner is...Tadao Ando

Tuesday, 7 June 2005

Der japanische Architekt erhält die UIA-Goldmedaille Die seit 1984 alle drei Jahre vergebene UIA-Goldmedaille geht in diesem Jahr an den japanischen Architekten Tadao Ando. Diese Ehrung für sein Lebenswerk wird vom Ausrichter als Pendant zum Nobelpreis verstanden. Die feierliche Preisverleihung erfolgte am 6. Juni anlässlich des 22. UIA-Kongresses in Istanbul.


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.