Red Dot news

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

In the world of design: Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel of Sweden were welcomed by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of Red Dot, in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen earlier today. The couple, accompanied by Ewa Björling, Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade, and Garrelt Duin, Minister for Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia, were given a tour of the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. More »


Wednesday, 29 January 2014

In search of excellence: Final call for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014

The countdown is on: Only until 5 February 2014, designers and manufacturers have the opportunity to enter their current drafts in the Red Dot Award: Product Design and assert themselves in one of the largest product competitions of the world. More »


Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 enters standard submissions with full speed ahead

With the end of the “Early bird submission period” on 29th January, the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 enters the “Standard submission period” with all possible energy and enthusiasm. More »


Friday, 24 January 2014

MAISON&OBJET PARIS presents current living trends

From 24 to 28 January 2014 the MAISON&OBJET PARIS takes place. Twice a year, the fair for interior design and decoration invites international visitors to the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte. At the sector meet-up, more than 3,000 exhibitors show their new collections on an area of 250,000 square metres. To cover every facet of interior design, artists, craftsmen, brands, manufacturers, importers, designers and stylists from the fields of fashion, home textiles and interior decoration, gifts and furniture are on the spot. More »


Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Red Dot tightens its bonding with the South Chinese city Xiamen

Since 2012, Red Dot presents a selection of awarded products at the annual Xiamen Business of Design Week. Besides the best practice show, where laureates of the Red Dot introduce their designs and studios, the academic imparting of design quality is one of the key features: That is the reason why international design experts join the Red Dot Design Forum and discuss, in which way good product design can be of great importance for entrepreneurial success and how creativity can be supported efficiently. More »


Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 - Regular registration period ends soon

Numerous established designers, up-and-coming talents as well as design-oriented companies from around the world have already entered their latest creations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014. They ensure an exciting and high-class competition this year again. All participants are called upon to fascinate the jury of about 40 experts with their current products. More »


Monday, 20 January 2014

From fishhook to luxury yacht - The boot 2014 opens its gates

It is that time again: From 18 to 26 January 2014, 1,650 exhibitors from 60 countries show everything around the motto “360° watersports”. In 17 fair halls and on an exhibition space of 230,000 square meters, visitors discover what they need for activities on, at and under the water. On the world’s largest show for maritime sports and lifestyle are boats, yachts and equipment for nearly every activity which is related to water. More »


Friday, 17 January 2014

The fine art of design on an international level: Korea Design Berlin

While products from South Korea have often been associated with electronics, high technology and mere mass production in the past, the country today turns out to be a fertile soil for experiments in urban- and product design. At the fair “Korea Design Berlin”, young designers bring the latest trends from the fields of furniture, lighting and product design from Korea to Germany. More »


Thursday, 16 January 2014

Red Dot jury forms up to start the search for design excellence (part 2)

In search of top performances in product design, the Red Dot jury 2014 can look forward to many thousand entries from all over the world. And numerous innovations will follow for sure, since the participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design is still possible until 5 February 2014. In a several days lasting decision process, every single object will be tested, discussed and finally evaluated with great care. About 40 international design experts – more than ever – come together this year in order to select the best designs of 2014. All members of the professional jury will be introduced in the upcoming weeks gradually. More »


Thursday, 16 January 2014

Red Dot presents award-winning communication design 2013 | 2014

Red Dot on Tour continues: On 1 February 2014 the special exhibition “Ausgezeichnet. Red Dot präsentiert prämiertes Kommunikationsdesign 2013 | 2014” (“Excellent. Red Dot presents award-winning communication design 2013 | 2014”) will start in Basel. Already for the fourth time, the winning works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will be exhibited in the midst of the Swiss creative scene. More »