Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen!

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions.

“Formosa Forms”

Exhibition on Taiwanese design at Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris

From 4 until 8 September 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen organises “Formosa Forms - Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris, France.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Registration period starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year.

China Good Design

Communication Salon successfully held in the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing

On the occasion of the start of China Good Design, 104 top-class guests of the Chinese design and economic scene visited the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing. The first “Communication Salon” was held under the motto “Good design for China” by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition.

Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China 2015

Red Dot Academy with renowned lecturers

From 30 October to 2 November 2015, Red Dot brings the world of design to the Chinese metropolis of Xiamen: at the "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China" the Red Dot Academy will provide once again an academic programme for advanced design studies.


Four exhibitions in the anniversary year: Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents history and present

Monday, 29 June 2015

With four exhibitions at the same time, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen celebrates its 60th anniversary in this summer. In 1955, the first “Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products” was opened at Villa Hügel. Today- six centuries later - the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the largest exhibition of contemporary design in the former boiler house of Zollverein coal mine.


Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum present exhibition on the history of the Design Zentrum NRW

Friday, 26 June 2015

From 29 June until 23 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum and the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, present the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.


Price? Performance! From the art of appealing - a Florentine summit talk

Friday, 26 June 2015

On the occasion of the Red Dot Gala on 29 June, Škoda Chief Designer Jozef Kabaň and Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, have met for an intensive exchange of function and action of automotive design. The conversation took place at the design campus of the Università degli Studi di Firenze.


Under the sign of good design: Red Dot Gala 2015

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Only a few days are left until the festive closure of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics will honour the best designers of the year.


Festive opening of the anniversary exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

From 29 June, 60 years of design in Essen will come to life in Hall 5 at Zollverein World Heritage Site. The exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form” is dedicated to the rich history of the Design Zentrum NRW.