Red Dot Award: Product Design Ranking 2015
The jury is in place!
The Red Dot jury comprises about 40 design experts of international repute. A particularly distinguished panel has been appointed in this anniversary year of 2015. One example is Werner Aisslinger, who became world famous with his mobile living space, “Loft Cube”. Aisslinger’s products feature in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, as do those of Red Dot jury member Hans Ehrich, the “Grand Seigneur” of Swedish design culture. Fashion and shoe designer Datuk’ Professor Jimmy Choo OBE, a superstar on the international design scene, will once again act as a juror for the “Fashion, lifestyle and accessories” category.
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015
Looking forward to progressive endeavours
“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. Right now, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test.
Creative hot spot
International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen
Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.
Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan
Exhibition at the Munich Creative Business Week
Until 1 March 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” at the Munich Creative Business Week. Using selected Taiwanese designs, the exhibition which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, documents current design developments in the fields of lifestyle and accessories. About 100 exhibits show the contrast as well as the symbiosis of tradition and modernity and illustrate the contemporary design understanding of Taiwanese manufacturers and designers.
Exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei
Taiwanese Design Faces
A special exhibition which focuses on the creative minds behind award-winning designs is presented in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei until 29 March 2015. “Taiwanese Design Faces” tells stories – about five Taiwanese designers. The presentation introduces the people who create innovative products, convince manufacturers to produce these, and who give advice and support during the whole development process, from the idea to the finished good.
Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong
Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”
The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.
Thursday, 5 February 2015
New year, new opportunity: The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is at the ready. Under the motto “In Search of Creativity and Innovation”, on 23 March, the Early Bird phase of the world’s most renowned competition for communication design will start. Once again, designers, agencies, freelancers and companies are invited to submit their projects and to face the assessment of the international Red Dot jury.
Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Autodesk, the official design software partner of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept, selected a team from National Yunlin University of Science & Technology in Taiwan for a trip to attend Autodesk University in Las Vegas, USA, in December 2014. Chih-Yuan Lee shares his experiences in an interview with the Red Dot Design Award.
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
On 11 February, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end. The winners of the competition will be celebrated at the glamorous Red Dot Gala. After the awards ceremony the approximately 1,200 international guests, among them representatives of international media, will meet at the Designers' Night at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. A short video clip of last year’s Red Dot Gala provides insights into the high point of the competition.
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, from 6 February to 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.
Monday, 2 February 2015
Last year, Red Dot took over Berlin for a whole three days, accompanied by the capital city’s TV channel TV Berlin. More than 1,200 guests from all over the world came together in the creative metropolis of Berlin on 24 October to celebrate the competition winners at the Red Dot Gala and the subsequent Designers’ Night.