Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Global brands in competition

The manufacturers and designers who took part in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have put themselves forward for a global comparison with future-oriented thinking and self-confidence. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises entered their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. After a successful jury session, the independent assessment by the specialists shows how the product designs performed in a current and international comparison. The winners will officially be announced on 29 June 2015, the day of the Red Dot Gala.

 

 

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.

 

 


Jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 ready to start: Standard submission period is closing on 25 March

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging. The last chance to enter for prejudging will be ending on 25 March.


Product development: three Questions to Gabriela Ronzová

Monday, 16 March 2015

Gabriela Ronzová was recently awarded at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept for the concept ShellTec (Computed Tomography Scanner). Red Dot spoke with the engineer about her background and further developments.


“Essential unique selling point of the creative industry” - Start of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015!

Thursday, 12 March 2015

A new year brings new opportunities, with the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 ready to commence. Under the motto “Inspire the world”, the early bird registration phase for the globally renowned competition for communication design will start on 23 March.


Red Dot on Tour: Successful opening in Basel

Thursday, 12 March 2015

For the fifth time, the best works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are presented in Basel. On 6 March 2015, the exhibition “Design auf dem Podest” (“Design on the podium”) was successfully opened.


60 years of design history in Essen: Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany – what began as “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (‘Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products’) in Villa Hügel in 1955 has now become the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen.