Red Dot news

Monday, 4 December 2006

Time for a re-launch: red dot improves online service

A good web site is always flexible and dynamic, it provides a wealth of updated information, reflects the progress of an enterprise…and sometimes it’s time for a re-launch. Starting today, our web site will provide our time-proven layout while sporting a new an improved structure. More »

Monday, 4 December 2006


The International Design Alliance (IDA) has opened the call for interest for its inaugural 2011 Congress. The Congress will be a platform to unite the diversity of voices in the international design community under the IDA banner. Full details, including the conditions governing the organisation of the Congress, can be found at The deadline for proposal submissions is January 19th, 2007. More »

Thursday, 30 November 2006

Juror Portrait Apex Lin

Designer Apex Lin is member of this years` jury of the red dot award: communication design. Professor Apex Lin is the Director of the Department of Fine Arts at National Taiwan Normal University. He has been an Icograda Treasurer (2001-2003) and juror for many famous design competitions in Japan, Korea, Hong-Kong and China. More »

Thursday, 30 November 2006

red dot: junior prize for the work "Erdzeiten – Atlas der Paläogeografie"

Cornelia Vogt, Violetta Walter and Martin Gorka are the names of the three young designers that were awarded with the red dot.: best of the best for the atlas “Erdzeiten”. With this award, they are also nominated for the red dot: junior prize. Since the year 2000 all three of them are studying visual communication at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach and at the moment they are busy with their diplomas. More »

Wednesday, 29 November 2006

‘Universal Home’ colloquium in the red dot design museum – the scholarship winners provide insight into the research project

On 15 November 2006, the scholarship winners of the ‘Universal Home’ competition for the first time presented their current ideas to the public as well as the co-operating companies and gave an insight into the development of their concepts. More »

Wednesday, 29 November 2006

Design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec speaks at the 2006 China International Industrial Design Summit

At the 2006 China International Industrial Design Summit, which was held in Wuxi in eastern China between 6 and 8 November, famous international design experts from all over the world – including Professor Dr. Peter Zec, president of ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) and founder of the red dot design award – were invited to speak on topics such as design, economy and design promotion. More »

Tuesday, 28 November 2006

red dot award: design concept Awards Show 2006 - A night of excitement

In a spectacular event on Friday 24 November 2006 the red dot award: design concept was awarded in the red dot design museum in Singapore. Together with numerous international guests of the design industry the proud winners celebrated at the stunning scenery of the red dot Traffic, the former police headquarters of Singapore which has been specially redesigned for the red dot design museum. More »

Monday, 27 November 2006

Presentation of the panel members and interview with David Linderman

The American David Linderman is co-founder of the design studio Fork Unstable Media and a member of the panel judging this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Speaking in an interview, he told us what he considers to be good design, along with why he thinks it is important for students of design to study typography. More »

Saturday, 25 November 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Leslie Chan Design

In this year’s red dot award: communication design Leslie Chan Wing Kei was awarded the red dot: best of the best for his posters " Native Tongues". This award automatically makes him a nominee for the red dot: grand prix. More »

Thursday, 23 November 2006

Nominated for the red dot: junior prize - Catrin Sonnabend

Design graduate Catrin Sonnabend is one of the “red dot: best of the best” prize-winners nominated for this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. The young designer’s piece “Hier + Jetzt. 64 Anregungen zur Zeitverschwendung” (Here + Now. 64 good reasons to waste time) demonstrates her wide-ranging talent. More »