The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore is a full glass facade building located on the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade. Designed by Cox Architects, the building takes on a strong geometrical form and comprises of playful composition of structural steel elements and large overhanging roofs. It is a must visit if you are keen on architecture and design.
The museum is a popular attraction in Singapore, at the Marina Bay and it is the only night museum in Singapore that closes only at 2 a.m. There are more than two levels of exhibition spaces in the museum. The exhibitions are often curated from the results of the Red Dot Design Award. These award winning design works are a result of carefully selection by an international jury panel of experts in design. The search for good design often spans more than 60 countries and involved altogether, more than 80 jury members. Periodically, the exhibition gallery on the first level is also used for short term collaboration with designers or for special exhibitions.
Food Designed For A Good Time
The museum's Cafe Bar provides a holistic experience of good design. Here, you experience good design by enjoying the use of Red Dot Award winning items, such as the stools, glassware, lamps and even the sound system. The cafe bar features "design food" by Food Anatomy. Food Anatomy is where design meets culinary. Here, delicious is not enough and every dish is developed like a graphic design project. You will be feasting with both eyes and mouth!
The Museum Neighbourhood
Red Dot Design Museum is located in the heart of Singapore's most iconic location, the Marina Bay. Just metres away from the water, the museum sits like a jewel box along the beautiful promenade, envelope by an impressive skyline. This area is one of the most fun places and interesting destination to visit and for sightseeing in Singapore, with numerous attractions within walk distance from the museum. In the immediate neighbourhood of the museum, within 10 minutes walking distance are Garden by the Bay, The Merlion, Art Science Museum, and Marina Bay Sands. Within 20 minutes walking distance are the Asian Civilisation Museum, National Gallery, The Esplanade and Victoria Theatre.
Shop For Award Winning Designs
Good design is good gift! Not knowing where to go to hunt for the perfect gift? In the museum design shop, there are available Red Dot Award winning designs. Let the award jury helps you select the best gift for your shopping needs for your loved ones.
Through The Lens Of Alan Lim
Red Dot Design Museum at Marina Bay welcomes it's first group of visitors, winners of the 2017 Red Dot Award for Design Concept on the 18th Oct 2017. More than 300 guests from 23 nations visited the museum for the first time that night. Alan Lim, a renowned photographer, captured this significant moment beautifully with his photography.
Designed In Singapore
The museum design shop curates not only just the best design from all over the world but also presents original designs by Singapore based designers. Perhaps the best way to understand and appreciate this little island is via it's art and creativity. Buy a piece of the Singapore's spirit and support local creativity!
MAAD, The Market Of Artists And Designers
Since 2006, Red Dot Design Museum has been organising MAAD, the Market of Artists And Designers. This is a grassroots initiative to promote local designers and artists by giving them a platform to show and sell their original works to the public. Today, MAAD is the largest and most successful creative marketplace and attracts thousands of patrons at each installation.