Article from the 2011-07-04
On July the 4th, the red dot award: product design 2011 is offered. Because of the awarding, a ceremonial gala will also take place in the Essen Aalto Theater, where the who-is-who of the international design scene will come together. Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Initiator and CEO of the red dot is going to lead the guests through the night and hand on the desired awards together with designers such as Marcello Morandini and Ken Okuyama.
The red dot design award, whose origin dates back to 1955, is one of the biggest and most renowned design competitions all over the world today. The competition reached more than 14.000 presentations of more than 70 nations in the year 2011, in its three disciplines “red dot award: product design”, “red dot award: communication design” and “red dot award: design concept”. A total of 4.433 products were judged by the jury this year.
One day after the awarding, the special exposition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011” begins in July the 5th. Until July the 31st, the red dot design museum in Essen will present the winning products of the this year’s competition, which convinced the jury because of their innovative shaping.
The lemma of the exposition is “Another Day by Design”. Red dot awarded objects out of the most different life- and product worlds are going to be presented to the visitors. According to a daytime, they will learn to know exceptionally designed things that are our company along the everyday life – beginning in the morning waking time, over the work and the leisure time until the “party time” and night-rest.
Find out more information about the celebrate red dot award: product design 2011 and the Special Exposition „Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011“ on the homepage of the red dot design award.
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