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.


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).


Revitalisation of Iconic Chair

Wednesday, 9 March 2005

The California-based design studio BMW Group DesignworksUSA and an aluminium chair company, Emeco have revitalised an iconic Emeco chair popular in the 1950s. The recreation was prompted by the discovery of the original chair on the auction website eBay. Designed by Adrian van Hooydonk, the modern “1951” version will debut at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, taking place from April 13 to April 19, 2005.


Results of the red dot award: product design 2005

Tuesday, 8 March 2005

The death of the universal consumer After the race for the best technical innovations in the last years, companies now increasingly focus on sophisticated designs meeting the demands of target-groups in order to keep their position in the competition. The consumer’s needs are coming more and more into the spotlight, when it comes to finding the ideal form for a product. This was shown by observations during the selection process of the red dot award: product design 2005.