Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

In search of the best visions, prototypes and design concepts

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 “Standard” submission phase runs until 22 March.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. Soon, some 40 recognised experts from around the world will gather again in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Gordon Bruce again.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

The Red Dot Institute filters the results of the Red Dot Design Award according to different criteria and creates, among others, rankings. Annually, it releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the leading organisations who have continuously invested in design and in innovation. The Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts recognises the top companies, design studios and universities with unceasing pursuance towards design excellence.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

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”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the Interior Design of the A’tolan House.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The laureates use the winner label for their communications and profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.

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.


2005

Friday, 24 June 2005

Three stripes, three divisions – one design strategy The adidas design department, under the guidance of Michael Michalsky, has been chosen as design team of the year 2005. With this title, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen annually honours a design team for their outstanding design achievements in the international “red dot award: product design” competition. Michalsky himself will receive the award on behalf of the whole design team on 4 July 2005 at the “red dot award: product design” ceremony gala in the Aalto Theatre of Essen, Germany.


General Motors builds European design centre in Rüsselsheim

Thursday, 23 June 2005

After the world’s largest automobile group, General Motors (GM), had chosen the Opel plant in Rüsselsheim for the production of Saab and Opel middle class vehicles only a few months ago, the mother company once again selected the Opel headquarters.


Adobe Achieves Record Sales

Wednesday, 22 June 2005

In the second quarter of the 2005 fiscal year, Adobe Systems achieved record sales of US$ 496 million, exceeding the projected target of 475 to 495 million dollars. Adobe Chief Bruce Chizen spoke of record sales for the third quarter in a row.


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.