Red Dot news

Thursday, 7 May 2009

red dot on tour – creative asia

In the past ten years, Asia’s economic landscape has been subject to serious changes. Today, Asia is one of the most important centers of design worldwide. The exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” presents the enormous potential of Asian design to a wide audience. From 15 May until 18 May 2009, the exhibition at the “City of Design” Creative Industrial Estate, Central Park, in Shenzhen, shows a selection of awarded Asian products from the internationally renowned red dot design award. More »


Thursday, 9 April 2009

Trendbericht

Financial and economic crisis, red figures, bankruptcies - bad tidings like these currently characterise our day-to-day life. And the crisis does not spare the automobile industry either; drastic declines in production, company closures, layoffs... But doesn’t every crisis also contain an opportunity, because it forces us to rethink and faces us with an absolute re-orientation, a phase of undreamt-of opportunities? Thus, it is time to look to the future again. More »


Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Register now for the red dot award: communication design 2009

Particularly in times of crisis, a coherent brand presence becomes a survival strategy and successful communication design one of the most important differentiating tools for surviving in the market. However, good achievement always requires international comparison: as of now, designers, advertising agencies, and clients from all around the world are invited to enter their works to the red dot award: communication design 2009! More »


Sunday, 5 April 2009

red dot award: design concept 2009 - benefit from the Early Bird Discount by 15 April!

Seize the last chance: the Early Bird registration period ends on 15 April. Register now for the red dot award: design concept 2009 and profit from the Early Bird Discount! More »


Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Trendspots 2009

In times of economic crisis a large number of companies banks on good, honest product design. The highest ease-of-use and a down-to-earth performance of the companies – these are the characteristics of the award-winning products. More »


Monday, 9 March 2009

Virtual Reality: Computer worlds inspire design concept by BMW Group DesignworksUSA

The gaming industry is an industry that is associated with attributes such as visionary creativity, innovative strength and progressiveness. But where does it get its inspiration from and how does one set trends in an industry which stands for progressive thinking and inventiveness? A clear answer to this question was recently given by the creative studio BMW Group DesignworksUSA with a design concept for the latest high end gaming tower of the company Thermaltake. More »


Monday, 23 February 2009

Design as a way out of the crisis – the industry braces itself

Our economy is unwell; in fact extremely unwell as we can tell from the insolvency proceedings of numerous traditional businesses which are currently dominating the newspaper headlines. But is there a long-term way out of the crisis at all? Professor Dr. Peter Zec has observed that companies are increasingly investing in design to strengthen their market positions. More »


Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Introducing new design concept categories

As the campaign to find the best design concepts of the year begins, here is an introduction of the changes made to the categories of concepts for the award in 2009. Refined and reworked, the new categories have been created to better accommodate the diverse variety of entries received. More »


Monday, 9 February 2009

Kia product presentation in the red dot design museum

The harmonious combination of fascinating industrial architecture and award-winning contemporary product design: from 2-9 February 2009 the red dot design museum once again served as the stage for an extraordinary event of a renowned company. The Korean car manufacturer Kia staged the presentation of its latest model, the “Kia Soul”, in the inspiring setting of the boiler house of the “Zeche Zollverein” colliery. More »


Friday, 6 February 2009

interzum award: intelligent material & design 2009

Designers and manufacturers in the furniture supplier industry now have the chance once again to register for the ‘interzum award: intelligent material & design 2009’. Registration is possible until 6 March. More »