Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

“A milestone” - Leo Burnett is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2015!

The Leo Burnett Deutschland agency network has been selected as Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2015. The advertising agency’s creative staff secured the title of honour with their extraordinary communication campaigns.

From Industrieform to Red Dot

Ceremonial act on behalf of 60 years of the Design Zentrum NRW

In 2015, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen is looking back on its 60-year history. On 5 October, the Design Zentrum’s success story over the past six decades was celebrated with a ceremonial act.

“Products for Generations”

Red Dot Design Museum presents studio exhibition on the occasion of 90 years of Philips Design

From 24 September 2015, “Products for Generations: 90 Years of Philips Design” presents around 50 exhibits, which illustrate the current design understanding of the Dutch manufacturer.

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.

"Smart Materials for future Design"

Conference in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany

Dedicated to materials and technology as the driving forces for innovation in design, the conference "Smart Materials for future Design" will take place in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany on 18 November 2015.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Major honour for best concept designers in Singapore

On 25 September, the best design concepts and prototypes were honoured in Singapore. On a specially created runway in the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore, the winners received their deserved awards by Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, and Ken Koo, President of Red Dot Asia.

Awarded designers on their design approach

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

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. Selected statements are available subsequently.

Products for vacation: variety with high design quality

Friday, 21 August 2015

Never before could leisure time be spent as varied as today. People are spoilt for choice: from vacations in their own homes and spontaneous day trips to long-distance journeys. This diversity is also reflected in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Manufacturers like Gloster Furniture, Helinox and Bosch Home Appliances deliver products with high design quality for the most diverse leisure and vacation claims.

“Enduring, not ultimate form”: from “Industrieform” to Red Dot (from 1997)

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

In 1979, a short circuit leads to a fire that destroys the exhibition and the interior. After moving to the Amerikahaus (1980 - 1988) and the Former city library (1988 - 1997), the boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex becomes the new home of the design exhibition from 1997.

A new consumer culture emerges in China

Monday, 17 August 2015

Since the 1950s, a significant consumer goods industry developed especially in the United States and Western Europe. This is still made possible by a large part of the world's disposable household income. But since the economic reforms in 1979, the wages also increased in China which led to an emerging middle class.

“Enduring, not ultimate form”: from “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1980 - 1997)

Thursday, 13 August 2015

From 1955, the association “Industrieform e. V.” presents the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) in the “Kleines Haus” (Small House) at Villa Hügel. From 1961 it is on show in the Old Synagogue in Essen city. In 1979, a short circuit leads to a fire that destroys the exhibition and the interior. A new location is searched and found.