Red Dot news

Friday, 4 July 2014

Big awards ceremony: Gala for the Red Dot Award with high-profile design celebrities and fascinating new products

On Monday 7 July, the laureates of the Red Dot Award will be introduced. From the 4,815 products entered, the jury for the internationally renowned design award selected outstanding automobiles, leisure products, professional devices and consumer electronics. These will all be on show after the celebratory Red Dot Gala: Around 1,500 designers, entrepreneurs and media representatives from all continents will celebrate and present the winning products at the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum, the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. More »


Thursday, 3 July 2014

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 - jury session is just around the corner

The submission period of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 is over. Now, participants from all over the world are waiting for their creative projects to be evaluated by the Red Dot jury. Every year, Red Dot invites highly respected experts from the world of design to rate international contributions to the competition and to award the most creative achievements. During long sessions, the jury assesses each piece of work individually and evaluates it with its expert eyes. More »


Monday, 30 June 2014

International top performances: two special exhibitions at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

When the Red Dot Design Museum Essen opens its doors on 8 July 2014, visitors can look forward to international high-class designs. Until 3 August 2014, the latest Red Dot-awarded products will be presented in the former boiler house of UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein coal mine in Essen Germany. For four weeks, two special exhibitions will turn the museum into a hot spot for industrial design at the highest level: While “Design on Stage” showcases successful designs from 47 nations, “People Driven” grants insights into the work of the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2014, the think tank Veryday from Sweden. More »


Friday, 27 June 2014

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 - last day to enter!

Today, 27 June 2014, is the last chance for designers, agencies, companies and freelancers to register for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. Also this year the search is for the best works from packaging, sound design, corporate design and more: In a total of 16 categories participants can hand in their projects. During a three-day selection process, the Red Dot jury, 24 international design luminaries, will evaluate all works. More »


Monday, 23 June 2014

Red Dot Gala 2014 - the design event of the year celebrates the most innovative products, designers and manufacturers

On 7 July 2014 the wait will finally be over: The red carpet will be rolled out and international design experts, manufacturers and the media will come to Essen/Germany to celebrate the best product designs of the year at the Red Dot Gala. The glamorous awards ceremony traditionally takes place in the Aalto-Theater and culminates in the legendary Designers’ Night party in the Red Dot Design Museum. More »


Friday, 20 June 2014

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 - the jury is ready!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 has been chosen. A total of 24 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition. Like every year, the competition for creatives will be on the look-out for the best projects from the fields of Advertising, Online, Game Design and more: Designers, advertisers, marketing managers and up-and-coming new talents have a total of 16 categories to choose from for their entries. More »


Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Red Dot Gala 2014: Tickets for the design event of the year available now!

On 7 July 2014 the wait will finally be over: The traditional awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 and the subsequent Designers’ Night will take place. The evening programme annually attracts more than 1,200 guests to Essen/Germany – designers, manufacturers, the media and design fans from all over the world. More »


Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Game Design: making virtual worlds come alive

Game Design is more than just the visualisation of a game. It leads through the very own world of the game and provides the emotional touch necessary to feel the real sensation of gaming – a sensation that can be used across sectors and industries, especially within the field of communication. Red Dot promotes this potential of Game Design and gives a worldwide platform to this promising field. More »


Friday, 6 June 2014

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Latecomers period has started!

With the Latecomers period, the last chance to register for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 has started! Only until 27 June, designers and advertisers can participate in the creative competition. From corporate design to print advertising or online – the search is on for the most innovative campaigns and graphics works from the world of communication design. More »


Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Cultural highlights in event programme of the Red Dot Gala

Only a few weeks left until the festive finale of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014. On 7 July, the best products of the year will be honoured in the Aalto-Theater Essen in Germany. Traditionally, the large opera house becomes the setting for the awarding of the internationally renowned design prize “Red Dot” to creative designers and innovative companies. More »