Red Dot news

Friday, 13 December 2013

Red Dot on Tour until January 2014 in Berlin

Only until 5 January visitors can visit the exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2013“ in the Museum for Communication in Berlin. From online communication to game design and social media – here, the latest trends, marketing tools and communication campaigns are presented. Afterwards, Red Dot on Tour continues: Friends of outstanding design and especially Swiss people can look forward to a further exhibition stop in Basel. On 31 January 2014 “Ausgezeichnet. Red Dot präsentiert prämiertes Kommunikationsdesign 2013 | 2014“ will open. More »


Monday, 9 December 2013

Red Dot Best Practice: spur for high-class performances

While manufacturers and designers around the world are being invited to register their best designed and most innovative products for the Red Dot Award 2014, Red Dot is presenting a selection of the award-winning works from last year’s competition. The weekly published “Red Dot Best Practice” special informs about outstandingly designed products and the jury’s opinion on the achievements. Moreover, short interviews grant insides into the work of the award-winning designers. More »


Wednesday, 4 December 2013

The countdown is on: Early Bird registration ends soon!

With the aim to select the best designed and most innovative products of the year, the Red Dot Award has recently started a new round. Until 6 December 2013, companies and designers run the chance to enter their well-designed projects for the coveted Red Dot and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the Early Bird period. More »


Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Nordic Design in Essen - Special exhibition “Sweden at its best” until March 2014 in the Red Dot Design Museum

The special exhibition “Sweden at its best: Red Dot Award-winning design from the North”, presented by the Red Dot Design Museum, can be visited until 2 March 2014. The products from the High North come from different fields: Well-shaped objects for the domicile, protecting work equipment and innovative products which make life easier, can partly be touched and even tested. More »


Monday, 2 December 2013

Higher, better, faster, stronger innovations - Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 set to begin with full speed ahead

Design is a test of endurance. Will designers be able to last till the end? The race for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 is set to begin on 1 January 2014 – in search of the best ideas, prototypes and concepts for the year, with all possible energy and enthusiasm. More »


Thursday, 28 November 2013

Slovenian Prime Minister visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On 27 November 2013, the Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek visited the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. The politician was welcomed by Vito Orazhem, managing director of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen. In his mother tongue Slovenian, he guided through the impressive exhibition of contemporary design. More »


Monday, 25 November 2013

Red Dot boosts the career: 50 free registrations to the design award

Every year of the competition, Red Dot assigns 50 free registrations to young designers. The so-called “Red Dot Young Professionals Application Day“ is very popular with up-and-coming talents. It enables young professionals to compete with renowned designers from all over the world in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. The participation phase is already in full swing and on 11 December 2013, career-starters have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free registrations. More »


Monday, 25 November 2013

Icsid announced Taipei World Design Capital 2016

During its 28th General Assembly in Montreal/Canada, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced the appointment of the World Design Capital: following Torino (2008), Seoul (2010), Helsinki (2012) and Cape Town (2014), the accolade goes to the City of Taipei in 2016. More »


Tuesday, 19 November 2013

MEDICA 2013 - The world’s largest medicine fair opens its gates again

From 20 to 23 November 2013 it is that time again: At the trade fair MEDICA, the international professional scene of the health economy presents itself and current medical topics. 4,618 exhibitors from 66 nations will take part at the international event on the exhibition grounds of Messe Düsseldorf, among them manufacturers who were successful in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2013. More »


Monday, 18 November 2013

All Red Dot: Best of the Best winners in the Museum for Communication

Red Dot in Berlin! For the first time in the history of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design all winning works of the contest will be shown in the creative capital over a longer period. Until 5 January 2014, the Museum for Communication Berlin presents the 62 works awarded with the Red Dot: Best of the Best. And on top: the ten best projects, honored with the highest distinction of the year 2013 – the Red Dot: Grand Prix. More »