A boutique museum located along the Waterfront Promenade in Singapore’s Marina Bay. The Red Dot Design Museum is the physical embodiment of the Red Dot Design Award. Learn and experience good design from over 200 exhibition design projects from one of the world’s most prestigious design awards.
The “Ständige Schau Formschöner Industrieprodukte” (Permanent Display of Elegant Industrial Products) was founded in Villa Hügel, Essen, Germany 1955. It has grown over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Each year, design experts worldwide determine which works will be awarded from product design, design and communication design. The experts form the jury for the Red Dot International Product Design, Communication Design and Design Awards. All submissions are tested, debated and evaluated based on various parameters, depending on their functions and goals, for their creative design quality. Only the best goes through a rigours adjudication phase to achieve the coveted Red Dot quality seal. Hence, they deserve a place in the Red Dot Design Museum. Learn and appreciate good design from over 200 design works on display at one of the world’s most prestigious design awards.
In 2017, 12 years since it was first established in 2005 along Maxwell Road, the Singapore Red Dot Design Museum moved to its current location along Marina Bay. A visit to the museum is more than just an educational journey entering the world of design. It’s one of the most exciting places to visit in Singapore.
The museum features one of the best design shops and exhibits, where you can find carefully selected design items from around the world and those created by Singapore designers. Traditional rice dumplings and colourful Nonya kuehs, and a selection of contemporary cakes fused with Asian fruits, spices and herbs are also served at the cafe counter.