Welcome to the world of design
Red Dot Design Museum is the physical embodiment of the international Red Dot Design Award — one of the largest design awards in the World. Learn and enjoy good design from over 200 design works on exhibition. Visit the design shop where you can find a large collection of design objects, and enjoy local desserts at the museum cafe.
Through presentation of design works from various disciplines including innovative products, research concepts, communication works and art, Human-Nature exhibition explores how humans excel beyond our natural ability through technology and algorithm and questions the nature of being human in a world where we co-exist with robots, machine learning and big data.
Good design makes good gifts. The museum shop carefully curates a large collection of design objects from all over the world. Shopping at the design shop satisfies the curiosity of visitors where many of these well designed products are either unique in Singapore, or are recommended for its good design.
Award winning design works can be found in the museum’s Permanent Collection, the museum shop and throughout the museum. Only the best designs pass through rigorous adjudication process from independent panels of design experts to receive the coveted Red Dot quality seal – and thus their deserved place in the Red Dot Design Museum.
Red Dot Design Museum Cafe Bar serves a selection of local traditional cakes, cold cuts and smoked sausages. Hang out for an afternoon tea or lounge at the outdoor seatings where the cafe bar enjoys a nice constant breeze and beautiful view of the Marina Bay. The location is perfect to enjoy the evening with friends and loved ones at the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade.
Red Dot Design Museum Singapore sits in a full glass facade building located along the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade. Designed by Cox Architects (Australia) & Architects 61 (Singapore), the building takes on a strong geometrical form and comprises of playful composition of structural steel elements and large overhanging roofs.
Red Dot Design Museum is located at the heart of Singapore's most iconic district, the Marina Bay. The museum sits along Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade which strings together of a number of attractions along the Marina Bay, and is best explored on foot or by bicycle.
Red Dot Marina Bay Art and Design Guide is recommended by the museum which suggests a list of attractions in the neighbourhood noteworthy for their art and design elements, and the architectures that form the urban design landscape in the area.
The walking trail along Marina Waterfront Promenade is accessible to a list of places to visit within the vicinity of Red Dot Design Museum at the Marina Bay. They include Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, the Merlion Park, Clifford Pier, and ArtScience Museum.
From Red Dot Design Museum’s outdoor bar, one can try pointing out some of the buildings from Singapore’s city scape that were designed by famous architects. Find out which buildings are designed by Pritzker Prize winners. One will also be able to find some of the urban installations by city planners along the Marina Waterfront Promenade which are meant for public use.
Over 500 award winning designers from 23 nations along with invited guests from the industry and media celebrated a designers’ night at the unveiling of a new exhibition which showcase the best design concepts for the year. These are the museum’s first visitors at the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade after spending 12 years at its former location.