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”.


LG Electronics – last year's strongest brand

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Every year, one company has the chance to demonstrate its brand strength and presence in the course of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. The “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” convinced the Red Dot jury with innovative design solutions and a large number of entries. Honoured is design quality and decisiveness in brand management – regardless whether placed on the expertise of external agencies or on the company’s own award-winning communications. In 2015, the South Korean company LG Electronics has managed to win through as the strongest brand in the competition.


Red Dot Award: Product Design – These are the Winners’ Benefits (Part 3/4)

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

The registration for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 is on and ends on 10 February 2016. Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The Winners’ Benefits are, amongst others, the presentation of the product within the Winners’ Exhibition for four weeks, starting on the day of the Red Dot Gala. Afterwards, the prize-winning products become part of the permanent exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany for at least one year. Additionally, the Red Dot on Tour programme makes sure that a selection of award-winning products will be exhibited in further countries, recently in Hong Kong, Zurich, and Moscow.


imm Cologne 2016

Monday, 18 January 2016

The yearly happening furniture fair imm Cologne has started. On the grounds of the Koelnmesse, exhibitors and visitors can inform themselves on the latest from the furniture industry until 24 January. With more than 1,200 booths, the imm presents current interior trends and product innovations from all over the world.


“Design as Experiment”: exhibition about Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Monday, 18 January 2016

Designers have a formative influence on our daily live like hardly any other professional group. One of them is Tõnis Käo; his achievements will be honoured in the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”. From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the exhibition, which was curated by the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 - participation period is fixed

Friday, 15 January 2016

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.