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”. 


Peter Maly and Carsten Gollnick on three-dimensional weaving technique

Friday, 1 July 2005

Three-dimensional weaving technique: weaving shapes. Sqr revitalises the technique of weaving. The woven carpet makes a discreet appearance only revealing how special it is with a second glance.


The Bose Corp. design team on the design philosophy of the Bose Wave Music System

Friday, 1 July 2005

Waves in a labyrinth – giving shape to sound To make sound visible in design, giving it shape – this has been a very important subject in the history of design. The new Wave Music System by Bose is a reinterpretation of a predecessor that had been developed ten years ago and which, back then, had quickly advanced to become a classic.


Car designs for China: competitive edge and challenge

Thursday, 30 June 2005

A growing number of major car manufacturers are pushing into the lucrative Asian market, and both developers and designers are facing the question of what are the needs of Chinese car buyers. Designs in China must not be too European: German car design, Lei Yucheng, chief executive of the design house TJ Innova Engineering & Technology, says, was too conservative, and the Italians were too innovative.


Ansgar Graw on designing the patient experience

Thursday, 30 June 2005

The design for medical spaces follows its own laws. Because design here is always part of an extreme situation, it usually is a discomfort for patients. An essential aspect of good design, thus, is the balance of form, function and material. In dealing with medical devices, both physicians and patients have to feel comfortable and at ease while using these devices in medical everyday life. The cardiac SPECT camera serves to examine the human heart. Since examinations like these have so far only been possible on conventional flat patient tables, now the design of this examination unit with its ergonomically well thought-out chair is a genuine innovation.