Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015
The jury has made its decisions - the laureates have been announced
The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 5 March 2015
In the Red Dot Award anniversary year, an international panel of experts arrived at the Metropole Ruhr to award the best products of 2015. During an intensive jury session all entries were examined on site.
Design competence from the US: Gordon Bruce and Dr. Thomas Lockwood are jurors of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015
Tuesday, 3 March 2015
The jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 consists of 38 design experts of international repute. A particularly distinguished panel has been appointed in this anniversary year of 2015. This year, concentrated competence from the US enriches the Red Dot jury: Gordon Bruce and Dr. Thomas Lockwood are part of this year’s expert group.
Monday, 2 March 2015
Calling for entries for this year’s Red Dot Award: Design Concept. Companies, design studios, universities and designers alike from 63 countries submitted 4,791 entries of their best innovative ideas during the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014. 2015's best design ideas and prototypes will emerge from a total of 31 concept categories. The categories are deliberately wide to ensure limitless imagination. With the introduction of two new categories, designers are encouraged to think beyond the conventional list to define new innovations and explanations.
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
On 24 February 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the Munich Creative Business Week. Until 1 March 2015, the exhibition, which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, showcases about 100 elaborate exhibits which underline both the contrast and the symbiosis of tradition and modernity in Taiwanese design.