Red Dot news

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Red Dot Design Museum Essen: Public tour of the "Cathedral of industrial culture"

Fans of aesthetic designs and all those who want to become it are invited to participate in a public tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany on Sunday, 13 April 2014, from 3 – 4.30 p.m. They can discover the world of design, current trends and contemporary product culture. More »


Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - Final call for standard submissions

2 April will mark the last day for companies, design studios and designers to submit their most outstanding concepts within the standard submission period. Designers only have one day left to put the finishing touches on the best design concepts, and prototypes before standard submission closes. More »


Monday, 31 March 2014

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year - Red Dot founder Prof. Dr Peter Zec reveals honorary title in Milan

For the second time in a row, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will be announced in Milan: In the course of the largest international design fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the Red Dot Award is going to uncover the name of its biggest champion for 2014. Red Dot founder and president Professor Dr Peter Zec is going to congratulate the company on 8 April 2014 in the course of a press conference. More »


Monday, 31 March 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - The jury's choice

As the end of the standard submission period draws near to the close, the panel of jury is eagerly awaiting to preview the latest collection of futuristic and innovation design ideas that could revolutionise our way of life. Concepts will have to excel through 6 criteria to win the jury’s vote and the coveted Red Dot. The challenges for the concepts include: degree of innovation, aesthetic quality, realisation possibility, functionality and usefulness, manufacturing efficiency and the emotional content of the concept. More »


Friday, 28 March 2014

For the best creative minds - Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 starts on 7 April

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared toward all design and marketing professionals, from agencies to design offices and freelancers to companies. Whether Corporate Design, Advertising or Online – with the start of the “Early Bird” registration on 7 April, the search is for the most innovative campaigns from the world of communication design. Within 16 categories participants can hand in their creative and graphic projects. More »


Thursday, 27 March 2014

PROUD Forum in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

How does design react to social change? What methods and tools does it use in an effort to respond to – or even influence – this realignment of social and economic realities? How can design values be conveyed in a society where the word “design” is applied to almost everything? These and other questions will be discussed during the PROUD Forum “Design for societal challenges” on 8 May 2014 in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More »


Thursday, 27 March 2014

Standard submission for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 closes on 2 April

The end of the standard submission period draws near with less than seven days to go. Benefits of the standard submission period include lower registration fees and the option of submitting entries in German, Chinese and Korean – avoiding the hassle of translation! More »


Monday, 24 March 2014

The expert jury has chosen - the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 have been announced

They tested, assessed, criticised and discussed. After a jury session spanning three long days, the team of experts had reached a consensus: the best products of 2014 have been chosen. A record number of designers and companies from all over the world took part in this year’s competition by submitting their innovations for the renowned design award that is the Red Dot. With 4,815 entries, the Red Dot Award: Product Design received the highest-ever number of entries and at the same time added some new countries to the list of participants. More »


Monday, 24 March 2014

Distinguished jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept to decide on the best designs of 2014

With the search for the best ideas, prototypes and concepts for the year advancing with all possible energy and enthusiasm, preparations for the adjudication of the best design concepts are already at full speed. More »


Thursday, 20 March 2014

PROUD Forum “Design for societal challenges”

On Thursday, 8 May 2014, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen is organising the PROUD Forum “Design for societal challenges”. Experts from around the world will give insights in new design tools and methods and assess their potential in terms of their productive and social value. During the morning, lectures by renowned keynote speakers introduce current approaches, developments and opportunities in English. In the afternoon, various workshops offer the opportunity to discuss single aspects in more depth. More »