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.


Autonomous and interactive: smart home devices

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Mobile devices have become the epitome of interactivity and flexibility, matching to a digital work and everyday culture. While the all-purpose weapon smartphone will soon let disappear simple digital cameras or MP3 players, household appliances are increasingly digitally upgraded: because the future lies in the app store.


Red Dot Award: Communicaton Design 2015 - “Latecomers” watch out: last submission period is on!

Friday, 22 May 2015

The final countdown to participate in this year's communication design competition is on! Only until 19 June, creative minds can submit their works to the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015.


"Design for Speed" - Red Dot Design Museum and Sparkasse Essen present exhibition on new bicycle culture

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

From 21 May to 20 August 2015, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents in cooperation with Sparkasse Essen, the exhibition "Design for Speed: Red Dot-awarded mobility".


Red Dot Award 2015: Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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.


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

Monday, 18 May 2015

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. They have been distinguished by an independent jury of experts in the course of the Red Dot Award: Product Design.