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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.


AGIdeas International Design Week, Melbourne

Tuesday, 5 April 2005

The 15th annual AGIdeas International Design Week takes place in Melbourne. From 26–29 April 2005, creative talents from around the world will again gather in Melbourne to expand on their design dialogue for mutual inspiration.


Trend Report Bathroom, Heating, Sanitation and Air Conditioning 2005

Friday, 1 April 2005

red dot online Presents the Current Colours, Forms, Materials and Innovations in Sanitary Installations Design has been gaining in significance especially in sanitary installations. Design defines differences. Especially when facing global markets, the design of a product is crucial for its success. High-quality design has developed worldwide as one of the driving forces for innovation in business. Manufacturers have realised this and present ever more innovative products with a great potential to increase their profile and to achieve better brand recognition.


New red dot award: design concept

Friday, 18 March 2005

red dot establishes new award for design concepts in Singapore The internationally renowned “red dot design award,“ which this year celebrates its 50-year jubilee, has extended into the area of “design concept.“ What makes the new “red dot design award” special: as the name suggests, instead of centering on products that have already been introduced to the market, the award focuses on design concepts; on new, creative and exciting ideas and visions. The “red dot award: design concept” is intended to assess and promote truly creative achievements: designers, agencies, design studios, design professionals, student as well as research departments and inventors worldwide are invited to take part in the “red dot award: design concept.” All kinds of innovations and design novelties that have not yet been introduced to the market can be submitted. Participants are invited to register online for the competition from now until July 31, 2005.


Presentation of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan in the red dot design museum

Friday, 11 March 2005

Once again, the red dot design museum lived up to its name as a unique and coveted location for presentations and events. Last Friday and Saturday, the presentation of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan in the red dot museum attracted nearly 6,000 visitors. Amidst one of the most breath-taking sceneries of industrial architecture, the BMW subsidiary in Essen presented the new Sedan.


Richard Sapper Exhibition in Berlin

Friday, 11 March 2005

Until 13 March 2005, visitors have the opportunity to see works by designer Richard Sapper in the stilwerk Berlin. The exhibition was set up to celebrate Sapper’s being awarded “Designer of the Year 2005” by the magazine “Architektur & Wohnen” (architecture and living).