“Enduring, not ultimate form”

Festive opening of the anniversary exhibition

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.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

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

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.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Top award for Robert Sachon and the Bosch Home Appliances design team

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.

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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Awarded design invites for barbecue

A barbecue is not just a simple and economic way to organise a festivity for a variety of people: It has become a culinary cult, accompanied by an increasing range of high quality products, barbecue accessories and portable entertainment systems.


Proud laureates: awards ceremony for the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2015”

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Every two years, Koelnmesse collaborates with Red Dot to host the “interzum award: intelligent material & design”. The competition awards the best designs in the international supplier industry for the furniture and interior decorating industries. On 4 May 2015, the proud laureates were given their awards on the occasion of the start of the interzum cologne.


Awarded fashion and accessories in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Monday, 4 May 2015

Each year, the Red Dot Design Award notes a growing number of participants from the fashion world. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, glasses, street fashion, and bags, the submissions are adjudicated in the category "Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories".


Design support for upcoming talents - Adobe sponsors Red Dot: Junior Prize

Thursday, 30 April 2015

The software company Adobe will be the exclusive sponsor of the Red Dot: Junior Prize in 2015. The global leader for creative solutions in digital marketing and digital media will support the distinction, which is granted as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


“Formosa Forms” exhibition opened in Vienna

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

On 28 April 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms - Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the designforum Wien. After stopping by in the German cities of Essen and Munich, contemporary Taiwanese design developments are now displayed in Austria.


A successful relationship: Design Ballendat und the Red Dot Design Award

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Design Ballendat and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen share a long relationship. In the early 1990s, the design studio was awarded with the distinction for highest design quality (now "Red Dot: Best of the Best") for the stacking chair Space and the cafeteria chair Step. Over the years, the design studio based in Germany and Austria received a total of 33 awards in the Red Dot Design Award. In 2015 alone, six product designs convinced the Red Dot jury.