Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

41 experts make up the Red Dot jury

The 41 experts from all over the globe will converge in the Ruhr region at the end of February to make up the Red Dot jury. These include ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


Analog is more beautiful: writing instruments between aesthetics and use

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Due to digital communication the intersection of quality and good design for stationery and office accessories is becoming increasingly important.


Regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 starts - first jurors confirmed

Monday, 7 December 2015

The main registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 has started: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.


Charity auction in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen with record result: 11,781 euro for the local good cause

Monday, 7 December 2015

On Sunday, 6 December 2015, the popular charity auction took place in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. Around 170 attendants came to purchase well-designed objects by auction and do a good action.


Exhibition on Taiwanese and international Red Dot winners show “Taiwan’s decisive role in the world of design”

Thursday, 3 December 2015

In “World’s Best Product Design 2015/2016 - Taiwanese and international winners of the Red Dot Award”, a total of 63 Red Dot-awarded products from Taiwan will be presented.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 – 50 free registration spaces on 9 December for those starting out on their career

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Young designers from all around the world should already be preparing themselves for 9 December 2015. On Young Professionals Application Day, new talents will have the opportunity to apply with their product for free participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016.