Red Dot Gala 2015

Photos of the design event of the year

On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony and of the Designers’ Night are now available.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

Anniversary exhibition opened successfully

With more than 1,000 guests, the exhibition "’Enduring, not ultimate form’": 60 years of design history in Essen - from ‘Industrieform’ to Red Dot” was opened on the evening of 28 June 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

The world of product design in the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2015/2016 presents the entire spectrum of innovative products from all sectors of current product design. With three individual volumes “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” products from all over the world are presented.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Munich: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team” - that’s the name of the winners of the top award in this anniversary year of the Red Dot Award.

Red Dot in Xiamen

Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 30 October until 2 November 2015, exciting exhibitions, informative presentations and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.


DME Award 2012: Enter now!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Outstanding design is a rare commodity and one of Europe’s greatest resources. Innovative and successful businesses use it to set themselves apart from competitors. The greatest challenge, though, does not lie within a single design. It is about management that integrates design in their business for commercial success.


Select trendsetters yourself: the online voting of the caravaning design award will end soon

Monday, 13 August 2012

The jury of the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013” has met and awarded products within seven different categories. Thereby, only the best designs were able to convince the experts from design and the trade press. This year for the first time, manufacturers also have to win over the public.


"the world of red dot" - being guest in Xiamen: Exhibition and forum in China’s booming metropolis

Thursday, 9 August 2012

How does good design contribute to economic growth? What can start-ups learn from award-winning companies and their consequent design language? Those and other questions regarding the economic importance of product forms will be discussed in Xiamen, China, in September 2012: red dot presents a top-class seminar with renowned lecturers as well as the exhibition “the world of red dot – business success by design”.


red dot scores in Berlin again: with an awards ceremony, a party and a special exhibition!

Friday, 3 August 2012

For more than half a century, red dot has traditionally celebrated its legendary award ceremonies in Essen, Germany. In 2011, the major international design competition treaded new ground and celebrated the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” in Germany’s capital city for the first time: a successful premiere in a glamourous ambience. In 2012 again, the Konzerthaus Berlin will become a creative stage when the people behind the best designs of the year will be honoured on 24 October.


red dot juror Ben van Berkel designs "V on Shenton" in Singapore

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

As a prospering, cosmopolitan city in the heart of Asia, even the skyline of Singapore constantly changes. Only 500 m away from the red dot design museum, located right in centre of this bustling city state, architect and red dot juror Ben van Berkel shapes the new appearance of the Central Business District. Once, the former UIC Building was the tallest building in Singapore and one of the tallest in South-East Asia. Today, as a part of the redevelopment of the city centre, the twin towers of “V on Shenton” become the latest eye-catcher in this area.