Red Dot Award: Product Design

Design event of the year

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Three special exhibitions present latest product design

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Designers' Night 2016: Winners‘ exhibition opening during aftershow party

On 4 July, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. On that evening, around 1,800 guests celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016  at the Designers' Night. The aftershow party offers the opportunity to network and invites the guests to discover the best products of the year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design"

With the exhibition "Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design", the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016", the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team, presents their know-how in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen from 5 July to 28 August.

Red Dot Edition

Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot jury 2016

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Soon, the Red Dot jury meets for a three-day process in order to decide which works will be honored with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others game design expert Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama, advertising professional Frank Bodin and up-and-coming designer Johnason Lo.


Opening of the new Red Dot Design Museum Taipei promises a special kind of product experience

Friday, 30 August 2013

In a festive speech, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, opened the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei on 30 August 2013. Located in the Songshan Tobacco Factory, the interior of the historical building, which is steeped in tradition, was designed by the renowned Taiwanese designer Cheng Chung Yao.


In memory of automobile designer and Red Dot juror Uwe Bahnsen

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

The world of design has lost one of its outstanding personalities. Uwe Bahnsen passed away on 30 July 2013, but his designs for Ford will keep on standing for a unique era of the company. He has been working for the American car manufacturer for more than two decades. The cars he designed for the European market shared a new language of form, which has been defining for the entire automobile industry.


First exhibit of the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei revealed

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

On 30 August 2013, the new Red Dot Design Museum will open in Taiwan`s metropolis Taipei. A first preview of the awarded products, which will be presented in thematic exhibitions, has been granted by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec during an “Opening Box Ceremony”.


Suggestion for the weekend: Free guided tour in the Red Dot Design Museum

Monday, 19 August 2013

Almost everything is design; every product or poster, every interior decoration or website is designed. That is what visitors can learn in the Red Dot Design Museum in an exciting way. The house, which is located at UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein, invites design enthusiasts and all those who want to become it to a free guided tour of this year’s winners’ exhibition on Sunday, 25 August 2013 from 3 – 4 p.m.


Opening of the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei soon

Friday, 16 August 2013

Design can be found everywhere – but Red Dot makes it visible in detail: In numerous exhibitions all over the world, the indicator for high-class design quality allows the public to experience the latest trends and innovative achievements. In addition to the successful Red Dot Design Museums in Singapore and Essen/Germany, Red Dot is now proud to open its new museum in Taiwan`s vibrant capital city Taipei.