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Red Dot App

  • Native App
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Design

The Red Dot Design Award is the leading award in the design world and has been bestowed upon products in a range of categories since 1954. To bring interested customers and these products together, and also to provide an additional platform for award recipients, redPlant was hired to develop the Red Dot App for iOS and Android.

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Simple Operation

The abundance of content in the Red Dot App is sorted into categories. This ensures easier operation and browsing through the available design products.

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Native IOS and Android Application

The Red Dot Design Application is available for iOS and Android. Development was done using the respective native tools (Objective-C, Java).

Conception, Design, and Development

redPlant takes on the entire conception from the start of the project, coordinates the design with Red Dot, and develops the application. This is a long-term project in close cooperation.

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Design Locations

The Red Dot Maps let the user access different design locations and routes. Whether showrooms, design events, or products – everyone can find appropriate suggestions in their vicinity.

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In order to serve the more than 25,000 design locations for the user in bite-sized pieces, the locations are clustered according to zoom level and number. Server-based clustering with Node.js improves usability, because nobody likes jerky applications. 

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My Routes

In addition to the Red Dot Maps, users can put together personalized routes. They can mark selected design locations in the Red Dot Maps and define the best possible route.


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The App was developed natively for iOS.

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Android App

The App was developed natively for Android.

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Individual Maps

Individual design tips can be accessed in the Red Dot Maps.

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Individual Routes

In My Routes, design locations can be combined individually.

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Continuous Update

Continuous adaptation of new developments of mobile operating systems. 

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Server Side Clustering

The abundance of design locations requires server based clustering of locations. Node.js allows for high-performance cluster computing.