Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

41 experts make up the Red Dot jury

The 41 experts from all over the globe will converge in the Ruhr region at the end of February to make up the Red Dot jury. These include ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle.

“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”.


Exciting guided tour for children: Journey of discovery in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

On Sunday, 29 December 2013, children from 8 to 12 years go on a journey of discovery in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. Thereby, they will meet products, which they know from their everyday life, but also innovative items which will astonish them. From 3 – 4 p.m., the guided tour offers tomorrow’s creative minds an overview of award-winning designs from about 45 nations and facilitates them with a sense for good design quality.


Product auction of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen enthused bidders and visitors

Monday, 16 December 2013

On Sunday, 15 December 2013, more than 130 products were auctioned for a good cause in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. About 120 design friends came to have a look at shapely products and to make a bid on their favourite piece. Some people seized the auction as exciting Christmas shopping, some were glad about design objects for their own four walls. Even auction professionals from the retail industry were there to buy objects for their own shops.


Agency of the year 2013 presents special exhibition: "FACE:DESIGN" in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Monday, 16 December 2013

Since mid-November, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is presenting the special exhibition “Selected works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013”. From 18 December 2013, the house will grant further exciting insights into the fascinating world of communication design: Mutabor, the most successful agency of the year 2013, presents itself with the room installation “FACE:DESIGN” which will be on show in the former boiler house of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex until 2 February 2014.


International design objects under the hammer

Friday, 13 December 2013

On Sunday, 15 December 2013, more than 130 international products come under the hammer in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen: from 4–in–1 trike buggy, which accompanies juniors aged six to 24 month, to a well-shaped bluetooth keyboard made of top-quality wood to a design wristwatch, which informs the person wearing it about what time it is in an innovative way. Those who are still looking for fancy Christmas presents for their beloved will make a catch and support a good cause at the same time: The complete proceeds are granted the human rights organisation Amnesty International without deductions.


Red Dot on Tour until January 2014 in Berlin

Friday, 13 December 2013

Only until 5 January visitors can visit the exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2013“ in the Museum for Communication in Berlin. From online communication to game design and social media – here, the latest trends, marketing tools and communication campaigns are presented. Afterwards, Red Dot on Tour continues: Friends of outstanding design and especially Swiss people can look forward to a further exhibition stop in Basel. On 31 January 2014 “Ausgezeichnet. Red Dot präsentiert prämiertes Kommunikationsdesign 2013 | 2014“ will open.