Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Stylish setting for design products – the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. It is the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide, located in the breath-taking setting of the former Zeche Zollverein colliery.

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Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

One of most interesting place to visit in Singapore - established in 2005 at Maxwell Road, the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore moved 2017 to the Marina Bay. It is a key attraction along the beautiful bay. 

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Design Museum News

Monday, 18 September 2006

Ideas for a better future: Return on Ideas – Better by Design

From 14 October to 12 November 2006, the red dot design museum will present the special exhibition “Return on Ideas – Better by Design”. In the exhibition design-oriented companies such as adidas, Miele, and Daimler-Chrysler as well as design firms and the German Aluminium Association (GDA) will illustrate the significance and implementation of innovative ideas as the basis of commercial success. More


Friday, 8 September 2006

red dot interviews Andreas Störiko

The designer Andreas Störiko represented the Wilkhahn company on Wilkhahn’s Asia Pacific Tour 2006. After the start in Hong Kong on 24 July the tour went to Melbourne and Sydney and ended in Singapore on 4 August. When he stayed in Singapore the designer spoke with the red dot team about design, inspiration and economic success. More


Wednesday, 30 August 2006

Innovation versus imitation: Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum

From 26 August to 17 December 2006, the red dot design museum presents plagiarisms and counterfeited products, which are exhibited together with their originals, in a small exhibition. This exhibition is part of the annually awarded negative prize “Plagiarius,” which was created by Professor Rido Busse in 1977. More


Monday, 10 July 2006

smart design workshop in the red dot design museum

Creating something new without giving up one’s singularity – a challenge of the extreme? The creative brains of the Daimler Chrysler company took up this question who organised an intensive workshop in the red dot design museum taking place from 4 until 7 July 2006. More


Monday, 26 June 2006

Encounters Revolving around Creativity

„It was a veritable festival in honour of creativity and success”, that is how Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and head of the ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design ) summed up this year’s award ceremony of the “red dot award: product design”. As in the past years, more than 1,000 guests from design and culture, industry and politics, met on 26 June 2006 in the red dot design museum and at the Aalto-Theater, Essen on the occasion of the honour gala to duly celebrate the successful award winners of the competition until the small hours of the day. More


Friday, 2 June 2006

German premiere of the new Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano in the red dot design museum

After the designs of the Italian design company Pininfarina were presented at the selection of the red dot: design team of the year 2004 in the red dot design museum two years ago, the museum recently also hosted the German premiere of the new Pininfarina model: the Ferrari GTB Fiorano. More


Wednesday, 24 May 2006

Ferrari: New Concepts of the Myth

Numerous visitors interested in design and automobiles came to see the private opening ceremony of the special exhibition “Ferrari: New Concepts of the Myth” at the red dot design museum where twenty Ferrari types, shining in Ferrari red, black and silver, can be viewed until 11 June 2006. More


Friday, 28 April 2006

Project presentation in the red dot design museum on 8 May

A study with the provocative title “Quo vadis Braun? – Identity formation in 21st century German design”, will be presented to the public for the first time in the red dot design museum in Essen on 8 May 2006 at 7:00 pm. More


Wednesday, 23 November 2005

Award presentation of the red dot award: communication design 2005

With a magnificent festivity the communication design industry celebrated the prize-winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design on Wednesday night in the Philharmonic Concert Hall and later at the ‘Late Night Party’ in the red dot design museum. More


Friday, 18 November 2005

award ceremony

On 17 November the big moment had come. It was a spectacular event beyond all expectations during which the winners of the new red dot award: design concept were celebrated in Singapore for the first time. More