Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Highly efficient and emotional: LED technology in the lighting sector

During the International Year of Light, technologies are focused which reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases: for example, through the use of light-emitting diodes - LEDs. How different LEDs are already used in current designs, is shown by selected lights.

Interview with Robert Sachon

“We take rational values and make them tangible at an emotional level”

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to: “Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team”. Red Dot talked to the Global Design Director Robert Sachon about the brand Bosch and his role as a designer. Excerpts from the interview are available here.

"Enduring, not ultimate form"

From “Industrieform” to Red Dot (1954 - 1979)

Still until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, are presenting the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”. In the same way that design has constantly changed and developed further, so too has today’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen stayed close to the pulse of time in the past sixty years.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to some people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here.

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.


Curve goes iPad

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Each quarter Curve covers the latest trends and developments in industrial and product design. For ten years the Australian magazine was only available as a print subscription. That is about to change with a brand-new iPad app.


125 years "Made in Germany": red dot presents German design in Hong Kong

Thursday, 30 August 2012

“Made in Germany” is not only a designation of origin, but even more a quality seal which became a symbol for high-class engineers’ work and quality products. In 2012 it celebrates its birthday: 125 years ago, the mark of goods was introduced. Consumers appreciate it as a proof of very high product quality today – although it was initiated to preserve British consumers from “inferior” products and copies from Germany at that time.


red dot: best of the best - the most outstanding communication designs of the year

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

In 2012, designers, companies and young professionals from 43 nations submitted a total of 6,823 works and took their chance to receive one of the coveted distinctions of the “red dot award: communication design”. Those who wanted to convince the jury of international experts, succeeded with aesthetic designs, original concepts and expressive pictures.


Awards ceremony of the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013”

Monday, 27 August 2012

Just in time for the 51st CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF, the proud laureates of this year’s “caravaning design award” were honoured on 25 August 2012. In addition, it was also announced who was able to convince in the course of an online voting and was thus awarded the newly introduced public prize for its designs.


red dot gala 2012: Who will secure the honorary title “red dot: agency of the year”?

Monday, 27 August 2012

On 24 October 2012, all winners within the “red dot award: communication design 2012” will be honoured for their outstanding creations in one of the world’s most renowned design competitions in the Konzerthaus Berlin. And the excitement continues: Which agency convinced the world of communication design with its above-average design performances this year? And the deserved reward? An internationally renowned title and the “Stylus” challenge cup – both will be awarded to the best agency of the year during the festive red dot gala 2012.