Red Dot: Best of the Best

9 of the Most Groundbreaking Design-Driven Home Products of the Year


For a company of any size, winning a Red Dot design award is a monumental achievement — one that designates leaders in a particular field, and often forecasts future success. To be named “Best of the Best” among the pool of Red Dot honorees, then, is truly a game-changer. Determined by a jury of 40 creatives and innovators and announced earlier this month, the “Best of the Best” designation is bestowed upon the most groundbreaking designs in each of Red Dot’s 47 different product categories.

Below, find nine of the most ground-breaking home and housewares products, as well as statements from the Red Dot jury on each, and click through for the full Best of the Best list.

Más by Rosconi Learn More
“With their idea based on striking design logics, the Más coat hooks represent a fascinating solution. The simplicity with which they facilitate creating almost endless varieties of individual graphical patterns on interior walls is highly inspiring. Their functional as well as aesthetic design significantly increases the utility value of coat hooks. Even when not in use for hanging clothes, they still function as highly decorative objects on the wall.” — Red Dot jury

Piuma Chair by Kartell Learn More
“This chair incorporates an extraordinary advancement as it successfully pushes boundaries. It merges as light a weight as possible with high rigidity in a remarkably innovative manner. Extremely light yet hard wearing, Piuma is highly flexible and comfortable in use. Based on innovations in material and manufacturing process, it convinces with an appealing shape. Embodying a classic form, its design has emerged as a contemporary reinterpretation for the ambit of everyday use.”
Red Dot jury

Protocole by Aubecq Learn More
“The Protocole pan convinces with its skillful unity of form and function. The sophisticated implementation of every detail has led to the creation of outstanding quality. Material and technology have merged into a product with a clear, impressive design. With its well-balanced proportions, the pan offers users outstanding ergonomics. It rests well in the hand and ensures ease of handling from any angle.” — Red Dot jury

Woven Vinyl Flooring by Dickson Learn More
“Showcasing fascinating three-dimensional effects, the woven vinyl flooring by Dickson opens up new design dimensions. It changes in color according to the reflection of light and lends a visually enticing touch to any interior. The interchanging scenarios are based on the innovative use of multi-colored yarns and special weave structures. This allows numerous possibilities for creating harmonious as well as expressive interior floor surfaces.” — Red Dot jury

FEZ Lamp by Baltensweiler Learn More
“The FEZ luminaire is characterized by an outstanding design in every respect. It convinces with its versatility, with which it responds to numerous lighting scenarios. As a successful symbiosis of clear design and sophisticated functionality, it can adapt seamlessly to the individual needs of users. Moreover, the beauty of this luminaire is also due to the fact that it possesses a charming character.” — Red Dot jury

HUB by Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Learn More
“The HUB charcoal BBQ projects a perfect unity of form and functionality. It is highly elegant and offers many possibilities for uncomplicated grilling. The entire system is thoroughly thought through to the last detail and fully geared toward user convenience. It offers rotisserie grilling over the coals at three different heights for different foods or grilling times, while the storage space underneath can also be used as a holding rack for keeping the food warm until serving.” — Red Dot jury

Palma Umbrella by Royal Botania Learn More
“This garden umbrella fascinates with an overly eye-catching, minimalist language of form, as well as a cleverly integrated, innovative functionality that is truly special and astounding. The formally integrated, pneumatic mechanism allows easy, automatic opening and closing of the canopy. Complemented by a beautifully coordinated color concept, the PALMA garden umbrella is highly convincing and enriches the ambiance at any time.” — Red Dot jury

Revolution 2.0 Cooktop Extractor by BORA Professional Learn More
“BORA Professional 2.0 is a system that establishes a new freedom and aesthetic for the kitchen. Each element can be individually configured and blends in to form a seamless, overall appearance. The way the cooktops and the cooktop extractor interact with one another is very well thought out. Cooking thus becomes a much more efficient and pleasant experience. This cooktop extractor system keeps fascinating time and again in every use with its particular tactile feel and outstanding user comfort.” — Red Dot jury

Saviore Fire Extinguisher by SPL Design Co. Learn More
“The Saviore fire extinguisher fascinates with a refreshingly new design. With its clear, elegant form it appears like a desirable design object for the home. Thanks to its choice of colors and the matte and glossy surface, it consistently blends in with individual interiors. Its functional construction is sophisticated in design, since it can be opened and refilled like a tube. The magnetic mounting system allows easy installation and removal.” — Red Dot jury

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