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”. 


ExtraSchicht in the Red Dot Design Museum: five highlights inform visitors about the fascinating world of design in the night of industrial culture

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

The ExtraSchicht is organised annually and has become a fixed event in the Ruhr metropolitan area. On 6 July 2013, its 13th edition invites visitors to the night of industrial culture – also at UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein. Where can the legacy of the region be better celebrated than in the Red Dot Design Museum which documents both the industrial era and, with its about 2,000 design innovations, the present?


Free guided tour on the World Industrial Design Day: A look behind the scenes of the Red Dot Design Museum

Monday, 24 June 2013

On 2 July 2013 it starts again: In its four-week exhibition “Design on Stage“, the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, presents what is state-of-the-art in international product design. Prior to this, 15 visitors run the chance to participate in a free and exclusive guided tour. In the course of the World Industrial Design Day on 29 June, starting at 3 p.m., the house offers exciting insights: for all those who can’t wait to discover the best products of the year, and for everybody who always wanted to take a look behind the scenes of a museum.


Design highlight of the year: Only a few days left until the Red Dot Gala 2013 in the Aalto-Theater Essen, Germany

Friday, 21 June 2013

On 1 July 2013 in the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany, it is time once again for the best products of the year to take centre stage! For the 20th time, the large opera house becomes the setting for the awarding of the internationally renowned design prize “Red Dot” to creative designers and innovative companies. It has become tradition for Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, the initiator and CEO of the Red Dot, to host the evening. This year, he will welcome the Red Dot jury members Prof. Dr. Hamit Alpay Er (Turkey) and Prof. Dr. Ken Nah (Korea) as well as fashion icon Dato’ Prof. Jimmy Choo (Malaysia) onto the stage as guests of honour.


Seminar on new forms of production and innovative materials in the red dot design museum

Thursday, 20 June 2013

On 2 July 2013, the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, invites to the seminar “New production forms and innovative materials for design and architecture”. Experts from around the world will give insights into the opportunities offered by using new materials and innovative forms of production. Furthermore, they will inform the attendants about how new materials turn into design potentials for designers, but also how traditional materials can be interpreted in new ways. Anyone interested can register as a participant until 26 June. The attendance is free of charge.