CalExotics Wins Red Dot Award

Apr 1, 2016 4:03 PM PST

LOS ANGELES — CalExotics won the Red Dot Award in product design for its Silhouette S8.

According to the company, participants from 57 nations registered 5,200 products for the Red Dot Award in product design for 2016. Only products that set the bar in innovation, formal quality, functionality and ecological compatibility receive such a high honor. The Red Dot jury is composed of 41 experts compose with judges who ensure strict standards and fairness.??

“We are greatly honored and humbled by this award,” says Susan Colvin, founder and CEO of CalExotics. “My team sought out to create something unique and after thoughtful planning the S8 was crafted. Winning the Red Dot Award gives us a huge sense of accomplishment.”

The Silhouette S8 is a body-forming massager featuring a completely flexible design. The S8 Twist can turn or bend in any direction to provide pleasure.

The massager is made of body-safe silicone and is USB rechargeable.

In 2015, Silhouette received a Creativity 45th Print and Packing Award for its outstanding creative design.

Jackie White, executive vice president for CalExotics says, “Silhouette is one of our top performing collections. From its sleek packaging to unique product designs this collection has it all.”??

The Red Dot Award will be presented during a awards ceremony in July in Germany. The winners will accept their trophies in front of around 1,200 guests. At the subsequent after-show party “Designers’ Night,” the winners will receive their certificates and celebrate until the early hours in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in the midst of prize-winning products.

All award-winning products will be presented in the special exhibition “Design on Stage” for four weeks, before becoming part of the permanent exhibition.?With about 2,000 exhibits from 45 nations, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen displays the complete range of current product design.

CalExotics says it plans to give more people a chance to see the Red Dot Design Award winning Silhouette S8 during a contest this month. Consumers now have the opportunity to bring home an S8, by visiting this link or the CalExotics Facebook page.

To see more on the Silhouette S8 visit To learn more about the Red Dot Awards and to see a full list of winners, visit

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