Epitaph

In deep grief over the death of jury member Michel Chanaud

With deep sadness, the Red Dot Team bids farewell to Michel Chanaud who died on Monday, 8 January 2018 all of a sudden.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

As of now, designers, design teams, design studios, manufacturers and universities from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their latest visions, ideas, prototypes and design concepts to the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Fair adjudication of the products live and on site

Manufacturers and designers can enter their best products at the regular rate up until 16 January 2018. “Latecomers” still have until 9 February to register. In March 2018, the jury members will convene for an adjudication process spanning several days in order to test and assess the products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher: concentrated expertise from the watch industry in the Red Dot Jury

This year, Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher will once again be part of the Red Dot Jury, the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Their opinion is especially important for the category “Watches”.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

From the Red Dot Judging Hall to the slope: Red Dot awarded winter sports products

Skis, winter jackets and action cameras: in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018, lots of products were awarded that perfectly fit the cold time of the year. In a process spanning several days, 40 well-known experts discussed, tested and evaluated original entries individually and without a preselection.

Red Dot Design Museum

“Homo Ex Data” in Hong Kong: Red Dot Design Museum presents exhibition on design in the era of Big Data

What role will design play in a world in which living circumstances are determined by the generation and transfer of data? The exhibition “Homo Ex Data – The Natural of the Artificial”. 


china interview

Sunday, 25 May 2008

As a contribution to China’s fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. Experienced jury members who master the Chinese language will assess the contributions. In an interview red dot talked to the Chinese jury member Lim Sau Foong.


Design expert Professor Dr. Zec holds lecture in Shenzhen (China)

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

In Shenzhen, the neighbouring city of Hong Kong and China’s oldest Special Economic Zone, the first “China World Industrial Design Forum” took place from 17 to 18 May 2008. The event was part of the “International Cultural Industry Fair” (ICIF), a creative industries fair in Shenzhen, which is the largest in the People’s Republic of China. Renowned business and design experts, among them Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Senator of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), were invited to discuss the significance of design for Chinese companies against the backdrop of global markets under the motto “Feel the design power and use it in real life”.


Be quick in applying for the red dot award: communication design 2008

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Designers, advertising agencies and clients of communication designers from all over the world are invited once more to submit their entries for the competition and to face up to international comparison in one of the most severe design competitions in the world. The registration period for latecomers ends on 13th June 2008. As a contribution to the Chinese speaking market's fast-paced economic development and the corresponding increase of advertisements, posters etc. in Chinese language the red dot design award will offer for the first time a separate evaluation of works from the Chinese speaking contributors. The registration period for works in Chinese language ends on 22nd June 2008.


Volunteers wanted for the adjudication phase of the red dot award: communication design

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

As of now, interested design students will have the opportunity to take an exciting and eventful look behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious international design competitions. For the adjudication of the red dot award: communication design 2008, the red dot team is looking for four volunteers who will support the project organisation team from 9 June to 1 August 2008. Young and committed students can apply now.