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.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.


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.


Red Dot Gala 2015: Design event of the year brought together world’s best designers and manufacturers in Essen

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

On 29 June, the global design scene came together in Essen to celebrate the best products of the year. The glamorous Red Dot Gala in the Aalto-Theater marked the culmination of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015.


Four exhibitions in the anniversary year: Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents history and present

Monday, 29 June 2015

With four exhibitions at the same time, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen celebrates its 60th anniversary in this summer. In 1955, the first “Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products” was opened at Villa Hügel. Today- six centuries later - the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the largest exhibition of contemporary design in the former boiler house of Zollverein coal mine.


Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum present exhibition on the history of the Design Zentrum NRW

Friday, 26 June 2015

From 29 June until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, present the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.