Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the electric guitar “Revstar”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the electric guitar “Revstar” by Yamaha and Hamamatsu, designed by Piotr Stolarski, Toshihide Suzuki, Michael Tropper, Joohee Lee, Mark Jones and Volker Pflueger.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance. This year alone, two bicycles were awarded the top award, Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Design on Stage”: exhibitions of international top achievements

Award-winning products from all fields of everyday life are currently in the focus of the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. In the former boiler house of the Zollverein coal mine World Heritage Site, visitors discover the best products of the year in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017” until 6 August.

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “PHILIP”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of outstanding design quality. The Red Dot: Grand Prix is the highest single distinction and goes to the best work in a category. In 2016, among others, Rosenthal’s customer magazine “PHILIP”, designed by “MILCH + HONIG designkultur” was granted this prize.


Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 - Final call for submissions

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

On 20 May 2015, the submission period for this year’s Red Dot Award: Design Concept will end. Designers have a few days left to put finishing touches on their best concepts and prototypes and to participate in the competition.


Fast, sportive and modern: Award-winning vehicles in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

In the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015, four cars and a motorcycle were bestowed with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best".


Red Dot Gala 2015: Preparations for the design event of the year are in full swing

Monday, 11 May 2015

The preparations for the Red Dot Gala are running in full speed: On 29 June 2015, the long awaited awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 and the subsequent Designers’ Night will take place.


Best Chinese design: Award ceremony for Taiwan Interior Design Award

Friday, 8 May 2015

The Taiwan Interior Design Award (TID Award) has called for young and senior designers among Chinese speaking countries like Taiwan, China and Hong Kong to submit their projects in the renowned design competition. In 2015, the TID Award received 606 projects. On 24 April, the sought-after award, the TID Gold Award, was announced. On this occasion, representatives from academic fields, industries and government celebrated the best works of the year.


Asian design between handicraft and hightech: free guided tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Thursday, 7 May 2015

On Sunday, 10 May 2015, visitors of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen can learn and experience the world of Asian design, which today has a strong impact on our society’s aesthetic opinion and has become an integral part of our everyday life. With the title “Between Handicraft and Hightech - Harmony in Asian Design” a public guided tour introduces current product designs and the concepts behind them from 3 - 4.30 p.m.