“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.


David Kelley awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education

Tuesday, 1 March 2005

Professor David Kelley, Stanford University, a founder of IDEO, one of the world’s most innovative design firms has been awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education.


Trends and impressions from the imm cologne 2005

Sunday, 27 February 2005

red dot online presents the latest colours, forms, materials, and news Like every year, the new international living trends were presented at the Cologne furniture trade, and red dot was there for you exclusively searching for the most important novelties and developments. Apart from products for the living area, for the second time the imm cologne presented everything for the kitchen.


Interdesign 2005 Sustainable Rural Transport (April 3-16, 2005)

Friday, 25 February 2005

The Design Institute South Africa is holding the ICSID Interdesign Workshop with the theme "Sustainable Rural Transport – Technology for Developing Countries." The workshop will take place from April 3-16, 2005 in South Africa.


The 9th European International Design Management Conference

Thursday, 24 February 2005

The Design Management Institute (DMI), Boston, is holding the European Conference for the 9th time. This year’s event takes place in Great Britain. From March 9-11, 2005, practitioners and guests gather at the Kensington Marriott/Royal College of Art, London, to attend the conference under the theme “Innovation/05: The Innovation Economy.“


Manila F.A.M.E. International (April 18-21, 2005)

Wednesday, 23 February 2005

Philippine design talents present their latest products at the “Manila F.A.M.E. International” fair from April 18-21, 2005. The product range is characterised by a unique blend of feel for modern design, distinctive craftsmanship, and high respect for natural materials.