From Australia to the Netherlands to Vietnam – products from around the world are a guest of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen on the grounds of the Zollverein World Heritage Site in Essen, Germany, from 12 July 2019.
On show are objects from various fields of everyday life, which received a distinction for their design excellence in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019, among these are furniture and lamps, sports equipment and bicycles, toys and baby equipment, vehicles, robots and drones - and of course many products form the fields of computers, smartphones, entertainment technology. In order to assure themselves of the objects’ excellent quality, visitors are invited to touch and test many of them.
The best designs, which were granted the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best, are shown in a separate exhibition: “Milestones in Contemporary Design 2019”.
Moreover, visitors can look forward to the special exhibition of the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2019, which presents its design achievements in a self-designed and self-realised exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum. This year the honorary title went to Flavio Manzoni and the Ferrari Design Team.
A public guided tour grants deeper insight into the latest trends on Sunday, 15 July 2018 (in German).
From 9 to 11 July 2019, exhibitors, expert public and media are invited to visit the special exhibitions before they are opened to the general public.
Images: Photos are from last year´s Design on Stage exhibition.
Admission: 9 € (Reduced: 4 €)
Children under 12: Free admission
Simplicity as a design principle
26 November 2019 - 08 March 2020
Creative Exchange: World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW
27 March 2020 - 01 June 2020
The Red Dot Design Museum will be closed on 24, 25, 31 December 2019 & 1 January 2020. On 20 December 2019 the museum closes at 4 p.m. due to an event (last entrance: 3 p.m.).