Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany

Thursday, 17 December 2015

As leading institutes for design in Essen/Germany, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and Folkwang University of the Arts are presenting their first joint project: the exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”, which was curated by the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design in Tallinn in 2014.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016: Dr. Luisa Bocchietto, Datuk Prof. Jimmy Choo and Hideshi Hamaguchi part of the jury

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Until 10 February 2016, manufacturers and designers from around the world have the chance to register their products for the renowned design competition and to face one of the biggest global product comparisons. In February, about 40 jury members devotes themselves to each product live and on-site for several days.


German Design Standards: The decisive factor is quality

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Design from Germany has become the symbol of high-class engineers’ work and quality products. Moreover, german design is characterised by a well-made relationship between tradition and the future.


Analog is more beautiful: writing instruments between aesthetics and use

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Due to digital communication the intersection of quality and good design for stationery and office accessories is becoming increasingly important.


Regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 starts - first jurors confirmed

Monday, 7 December 2015

The main registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 has started: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.