The latest Red Dot Design Museum is located in the Chinese coastal city of Xiamen. The venue is situated in the rebuilt Terminal 2 of Xiamen Gaoqi Airport, covering an area of 10,000 square meters. It is mainly composed of an exhibition space, the co-working space “Space”, a design school and a design library.
Current exhibition: “The Form of Success – Design as a corporate and product strategy”
The exhibition “The Form of Success” was conceived by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, CEO Red Dot and initiator of the Red Dot Design Award, as a kind of educational trail for design. The exhibition uses numerous examples and exhibits on how successful companies apply design for establishing brands and marketing. The majority of the products, design concepts and items from the section of communication design on show have already been honoured with the Red Dot Design Award for outstanding design quality. The exhibition brings together nearly 600 works from 400 brands from around the world.
Current exhibition: “The Elements of Design”
In the second exhibition hall, “The Elements of Design” focuses on contemporary Chinese design. The presentation explores how to find inspiration from daily life and culture so as to create excellent products. It is built around the four topics of “Commute”, “Dwell”, “Rest and Mindfulness”, and “Zen”, which are illustrated with the help of works and products from China.
Current exhibition: “A World View”
The third exhibition hall thematises “A World View”. As aircraft has always extended people’s imagination of the world, China's well-preserved first-generation civil aviation cabin serves as an exhibition space for various pioneering technologies. The first “A World View” exhibition partners with SKYPIXEL to share the compelling photos taken by the manufacturer’s drone.
Three additional special exhibitions
Moreover, each year, the Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen present the latest Red Dot award-winning designs in three special exhibitions, for product design, communication design and design concepts. Furthermore, it will also highlight trends from design, material and market, and will also host multi-disciplinary exhibitions.
Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen
Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Former Terminal 2
Xiamen Gaoqi Airport