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”. 


Alexander von Ascheberg and Helmut Wagner on functionality and design

Thursday, 30 June 2005

Something natural – design without handicap. The design of orthoses has to fulfil very specific demands, as it has to do with supporting the natural courses of motions and fitting the orthoses precisely according to the wearers’ individual needs. The self-conception of the design is directly carried over to the users, exerting a significant influence on how these get along with such „mechanical aids“ in everyday life. The design also has a large impact on how the wearer perceives him- or herself with their handicap.


Millward Brown

Wednesday, 29 June 2005

The new international study “Euro Media Trends 2005” by Millward Brown identifies how different media and marketing channel performances are perceived, tells about how the media and marketing spending patterns will be planned in the future, and shows how digital and online media are being integrated into the marketing mix. For the study, the market research organisation Millward Brown conducted more than 700 interviews with marketing and media decision makers from 14 countries.


B2B agency Gyro comes to Germany

Tuesday, 28 June 2005

The largest English agency for B2B communication, Gyro International, has opened their first office in Germany. The first general manager of the Hamburg office is Andreas Bodmann, who already worked for Hewlett Packard Europe, where he was business development manager EMEA for the field of digital publishing solutions and as such in charge of the German-speaking countries and France.


Ergonomic Notebooks – A Challenge for Any Designer

Tuesday, 28 June 2005

49 million notebooks sold worldwide – this is the finding of the US marketing research institute IDC. In Western Europe alone, the share of mobile computers is to increase by another 20 per cent. The manufacturers may rejoice in such figures. Experts for ergonomics such as Alan Hedge, head of the ergonomics laboratory at the Cornell University New York, however, are concerned about users’ health since notebooks may cause postural deformities, inflammations and even impotence. Ergonomically well-designed notebooks are therefore a challenge for any designer.