Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China 2015

Red Dot Academy with renowned lecturers

From 30 October to 2 November 2015, Red Dot brings the world of design to the Chinese metropolis of Xiamen: at the "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China" the Red Dot Academy will provide once again an academic programme for advanced design studies.


“Enduring, not ultimate form”: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Monday, 20 July 2015

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form” under the patronage of the President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert. On display, among other exhibits, is the design classic Mercedes-Benz 300 SL.


Towards "Designed in China"

Friday, 17 July 2015

Ever since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1998, the Chinese market is characterised by an increasing variety of consumer products. Thus, design has become a new importance.


Characterful brands are based on outstanding product design

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Strong brands are distinguished by their outstanding character. This unique identity is caused by the perfect interaction between company and product. Thereby, a designer has a key position.


Robert Sachon: “We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.


"Enduring, not ultimate form": anniversary exhibition opened successfully

Friday, 3 July 2015

With more than 1,000 guests, the exhibition "’Enduring, not ultimate form’": 60 years of design history in Essen – from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot” was opened on the evening of 28 June 2015.