Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot pays tribute to the best designers and manufacturers of the year: award ceremony, exhibition launch and after-show party on 9 July

All of the big names in the global design scene will convene on the red carpet in Essen on 9 July 2018. On that date, Red Dot will be paying tribute to the best designers and manufacturers of the year, the award winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. During the glamorous Red Dot Gala, the laureates of the Red Dot: Best of the Best will accept their trophies on stage at Essen’s Opera House. Afterwards, there will be ample opportunity for networking, dancing and celebrating at the Designers’ Night.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

Industrial design highlights – Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents two winners exhibitions

From 10 July 2018, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents two new exhibitions. Until 5 August, the best products of the year are showcased in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018”. The outstanding achievements of Phoenix Design, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2018, can be seen in the exhibition “PHOENIX – First. Now. Next.” until 19 August.

Red Dot Design Award

“The Value of Simplicity”: Red Dot Projects presents design exhibition in Beijing

From 27 until 30 September 2018, Red Dot Projects Singapore presents a new exhibition in China: “The Value of Simplicity – Good Design for a better Quality of Life” will showcase around 250 exhibits, which illustrate the principle of simplicity in design and demonstrate the differences between historicism and modernity, craftsmanship and industry.

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year

Title of honour for outstanding design performance – Phoenix Design is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2018

This year’s title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” goes to Phoenix Design with its teams in Stuttgart, Munich and Shanghai. Founded in 1987 by Andreas Haug and Tom Schönherr, the interdisciplinary team with its international gearing has been especially convincing with its consistently innovative, top-notch design achievements.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The tone of success: Red Dot awarded sound design

A romantic movie scene without the corresponding music or “Jaws” without its world-famous soundtrack? The impression would be totally different. Whether in blockbusters, radio spots, advertising or with regard to products, sound design makes an indispensable contribution to success on the market.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Long live print – communication design hot off the press

Only until 15 June, designers, agencies and companies can submit their projects in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018. One of the 17 categories, in which the creative achievements are put to the test, is “Publishing & Print Media”. Despite the progressive digitalisation, printed publications such as books, calendars and magazines are still very important.


Industrial design highlights – Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents two winners exhibitions

Thursday, 21 June 2018

From 10 July 2018, the Red Dot Design Museum on the grounds of the Zollverein World Heritage Site in Essen, Germany, presents two exhibitions, showcasing award-winning design highlights from all areas of life. Until 5 August, visitors can discover the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018”. Moreover, they can experience the outstanding achievements of Phoenix Design, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2018, in the exhibition “PHOENIX – First. Now. Next.” until 19 August.


“The Value of Simplicity”: Red Dot Projects presents design exhibition in Beijing

Thursday, 14 June 2018

From 27 until 30 September 2018, Red Dot Projects Singapore presents a new exhibition in China: “The Value of Simplicity – Good Design for a better Quality of Life” will be on show in the course of the exhibition and trade fair “2018 Beijing International Home Decoration and Smart Home Exhibition & International Design Expo” (BIHD 2018). Visitors to the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing can look forward to around 250 exhibits, among them furniture, writing instruments and consumer electronics, which illustrate the principle of simplicity in design and demonstrate the differences between historicism and modernity, craftsmanship and industry.


Red Dot pays tribute to the best designers and manufacturers of the year: award ceremony, exhibition launch and after-show party on 9 July

Monday, 11 June 2018

All of the big names in the global design scene will convene on the red carpet in Essen on 9 July 2018. On that date, Red Dot will be paying tribute to the best designers and manufacturers of the year, the award winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. During the glamorous Red Dot Gala, the laureates of the Red Dot: Best of the Best will accept their trophies on stage at Essen’s Opera House. Afterwards, there will be ample opportunity for networking, dancing and celebrating at the Designers’ Night.


Long live print – communication design hot off the press

Thursday, 7 June 2018

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 is in full swing. Designers, agencies and companies from all over the world can submit their works and projects in the international competition only until 15 June. In a total of17 categories, they can put their accomplishments to the test. One of them is “Publishing & Print Media”. Participants have the opportunity to submit books, calendars, magazines and other printed products. Despite the progressive digitalisation, printed publications are still very important.