“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.


Furniture Trends 2005

Friday, 6 May 2005

As in every year, the current and future trends of contemporary living design are being presented, and this year too there are of course many interesting and exciting things to see. Philippe Starck, for instance, who is always good for a surprise, shows a desk lamp with a pistol-shaped stand and the telling name “Gun Lamp.” Politically engaged design or bad taste? Anyways, Starck knows how to be a polarising figure.


1. International Competition for Life Science and Design

Thursday, 28 April 2005

Visionary Medicine: Life Science Design “Concepts for a better life” - this is both slogan and objective of the life science design award: concepts. Designer and business people, researchers and scientists are called on to cooperate in developing trendsetting concepts for products of life science.


Registration red dot award: communication design 2005 now online!

Thursday, 21 April 2005

The red dot award: communication design enters the next round! Designers and companies can now register their examples of creativity and outstanding design with the red dot award: communication design 2005 here online.


Summer Session Domus Academy

Thursday, 14 April 2005

From 4 – 15 July 2005, the Domus Academy is holding this year’s Short Courses in the areas of industrial design, business design and jewelry design.


Designing Designers 2005

Thursday, 7 April 2005

On April 16, the sixth edition of the international conference Designing Designers will be held during the Milan Furniture Fair at the exhibition centre. This year’s conference focuses on the dialogue between Orient and Occident.