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.


Peter Zec becomes president of the world umbrella organisation of design ICSID

Wednesday, 5 October 2005

For the next two years, he will hold the most important position in the design world: Professor Dr. Peter Zec (49) becomes president of the international umbrella organisation of design ICSID


New executive board at the international umbrella organisation of design ICSID

Wednesday, 5 October 2005

At the Era 05 Design Congress in Copenhagen, which focused on issues concerning the future of design, the near future of the international umbrella organisation of design ICSID was also decided upon: Delegates from all over the world gathered in the Danish capital on 29 and 30 September, 2005, to elect the new executive board of the design organisation.


“Steel in Form – Between Luxury and Durability”

Tuesday, 4 October 2005

In line with the annual conference STAHL 2005 “Werte im Wandel” (“Changing Values”), the German Steel Institut VDEh and the Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl (German Steel Federation), together with red dot, are extending invitations on 10 November 2005 to the International Design Forum “Stahl in Form – zwischen Luxus und Beständigkeit” (“Steel in Form – Between Luxury and Durability”).


Automobile design trend report

Thursday, 29 September 2005

Particularly in the automobile industry, design has outstanding significance and is one of the most important factors for commercial success. On the following pages, red dot has compiled an exclusive trend report for you containing the news and trends from the field of automobile design.


Modern living trends autumn 2005

Thursday, 15 September 2005

With new products, manufacturers are now ringing in the autumn and winter season in the field of interior design and tableware. red dot exclusively introduces you to the relevant developments, news and tendencies in the fields of interior design and tableware.