Red Dot Design Award 2010

The winners of the red dot award 2010 have been selected! Again the competition lists a record of presentations and proves the strong international design consciousness: designer and manufacturer presented their products out of 57 nations. They apply for the honor of getting the desired quality seal of approval, the “red dot”.

The honor of the awarded always takes place in the celebrity awarding in front of more than 1000 guests in the Essen Aalto theatre. The prized products are exhibited in the special exposition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2010“ from the 6th of July to the 1st of August 2010 in the Essen red dot design museum on the world heritage Zeche Zollverein.

The categories
Meanwhile, the products are examined in 17 different categories that include the whole product design broadband. For every single product category there are selected experts that judge the presentations. The results of the judgements finally reflect, in every category the future of the according sector regarding the design and the orientation for manufacturers and designers all over the world.

The awards
red dot: best of the best

The red dot: best of the best is given to pioneering designs and is the highest award one can win in this event. Only the best products of a category are honoured with this award.

red dot
The red dot is the award for the highest design quality. Only products that are clearly superior to comparable products because of their exceptional design are honoured with this quality seal by the jury.

Honourable mention
To honour special details of a product, the red dot-experts jury offers honourable mention to the according products. Such a mention stands for extremely succeeded aspects of a product and wants to encourage the further development of the chosen design-direction.

red dot: design team of the year
The red dot naming: design team of the year is a really special award one can present himself for. Since 1988, red dot chooses design teams that emboss worldwide markets because of continuous innovative shaping, every year. The list of the winning teams of the last years is read like a who’s who in the international design – amongst them renowned names like Apple, Nokia, Pininfarina, adidas, LG Electronics, BMW, Bose and Tupperware.