The museum is a full glass facade building located on the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade. Designed by the Cox Group, the building takes on a strong geometrical form and comprises of playful composition of structural steel elements and large overhanging roofs that reflects the dynamism of Marina Bay.
The Red Dot Design Museum is one of most interesting place to visit in Singapore. It is a key attraction along the beautiful bay and it is the only night museum in Singapore that opens late at night until 2.00 a.m. in the morning. A visit to the museum is more than just an education trip. In addition to design exhibitions, the museum features one of the best design shop and a design cafe
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.
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 interesting destination 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.
The museum's Cafe Bar provides a holistic experience of good design. There are many Red Dot Award winning items for patrons to enjoy, ranging from the stools, lamps, glassware to the sound system in the cafe bar. In addition, the museum also features "design food" by Food Anatomy.
Food Anatomy is where design meets culinary. At the museum, delicious is not enough and every dish must also be designed to look beautiful. Beauty is not defined by conventional way of culinary plating. Instead, the aesthetic of each dish is developed as a graphic design project. You will be feasting with both eyes and mouth!
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.
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!
Good design is good gift! In the museum shop, there are available Red Dot Award winning designs. Let the award jury helps you select the best gift for your loved ones.