Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Start of the competition in the anniversary year

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. Until 2 April, they can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

Annually, the Red Dot Institute releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the 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: 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: 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.


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.