METU Department of Industrial Design ranked 5th among the ‘’Most Successful Design Schools’’ of America and Europe according to the Red Dot Design Ranking 2015.
The ranking is based on the Red Dot Awards won by universities in ‘’Design Concept’’ category in the last 5 years. This year USA has 5, Germany has 2 and Sweden, France, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria, Czech Republic, Brazil and Turkey have 1 education institutions in the list, respectively. The Red Dot Design Awards are given since 1955 by Design Zentrum Nordhein Wesfalen in Essen, Germany. You can find detailed information about Red Dot from www.red-dot.de web site.
Awarded projects by our former students include:
Duo (2015) by Ahsen Gülsen, Red Dot Best of the Best Award (graduation project in collaboration with Futerodesign) http://www.red-dot.sg/en/online-exhibition/duo/
ErgonX (2015) by Heja Can Deniz, Red Dot Winner Award (graduation project in collaboration with DesignUM) http://www.red-dot.sg/en/online-exhibition/ergonx/
Ropo (2013) by Berk İlhan, Red Dot Best of the Best Award (2nd year design project)
Life Box (2013) by Adem Önalan, Red Dot Winner Award (graduation project in collaboration with DesignUM)
ETU-Emergency Transporter Unit for Amputated Body Parts (2010) by Mehrafza Mirzazad Kuras, Red Dot Best of the Best Award (graduation project in collaboration with Kilit Taşı Tasarım)
We would like to thank our students, as well as guiding professors and teaching staff in their projects.