The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The best products receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

» Red Dot Award: Product Design

The competition for Design Concepts and prototypes is held annually in Singapore. The highest award for the best of all concepts is the Red Dot: Luminary which includes prize money of SGD 5,000.

» Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The highest award in the Communication Design competition is the “Red Dot: Grand Prix” for the best work in a category. The “Red Dot: Junior Prize”, which includes prize money of 10,000 euros, will be awarded to the best student work.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


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Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Nature and design: awarded product highlights for the outdoor season

The cold days are over – time to start the outdoor season! Not only the first warm spring days attract the people to go outside now. A variety of functional and aesthetic products, which were awarded in this year‘s Red Dot Award: Product Design, invite to leave the house and linger in the garden, on the balcony and terrace. More


Tuesday, 12 April 2016

“Focused on use and function in an uncompromising way”: Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016

In 2016, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will travel half way around the globe to receive the “Radius” challenge cup in Essen, Germany. Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd from Australia is to receive the highest honorary title of the Red Dot Design Award. More


Friday, 8 April 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 - Latecomer registration has started

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Until 10 June 2016, the international creative scene is invited to submit their best works to the competition for communication design. From e-commerce and retail design to packaging, the search is on for excellent communication solutions in the design industry. More


Thursday, 7 April 2016

Design award honours Kia and Ferrari with Red Dot: Best of the Best

What do a Ferrari 488 and a Kia Optima have in common? Both were recently honoured at the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 in the category “vehicles” with the highest distinction, the Red Dot: Best of the Best. It is awarded for groundbreaking design and only to the best products in a category. More


Monday, 4 April 2016

Good packaging design: orientation and buying incentive for the consumer

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Communication designers, marketing experts and young talents from all over the world are once again invited to submit their outstanding projects and campaigns. Last year in the category "Packaging Design" the design studio Win Win Packaging Ltd. from Finland received the Red Dot: Grand Prix for the packaging of the brandy "This Is Not Calvados". More


Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Record participation at the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016: The winners have been announced!

Manufacturers and designers entered a record number of around 5,200 innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. The jury was also bigger than before, with 41 experts coming together in the Ruhr area to assess each and every object live and on site over a period of several days. More


Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – Early Bird registration ending soon!

The countdown has started! Only until 5 April, participants in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design can profit from the special conditions of the Early Bird registration. One day later, the Regular phase will start which is going until 12 May. More


Thursday, 24 March 2016

On the occasion of the 130th birthday of Mies van der Rohe: design chairs with classic potential

On 27 March 2016 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been 130 years old. He is considered to be one of the most important architects of the 20th century. With his simple, reduced architectural style he formed the motto "less is more". Besides his visionary buildings made out of steel and glass, Mies van der Rohe also designed furniture: among others the "Barcelona chair" was designed for one of his most famous works, the German Pavilion at the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1929. More


Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Appreciation for continuous excellence - Red Dot: Agency of the Year

The title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” is not one that can be applied for: Only those who puts up with above-average design achievements on consistant bases, can be chosen to be the Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Last year the advertising agency’s creative staff secured the title of honour with their extraordinary communication campaigns. In addition to their continuous successes over the past years, a total of 16 Red Dot awards and 4 Red Dot: Best of the Best awards in 2015 are proof of their achievements. More


Thursday, 17 March 2016

Red Dot meets Baselworld 2016: Outstanding luxury watches

In March, designers, manufacturers and specialized press meet at the trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry Baselworld 2016 to present the trends of the future. Among the renowned luxury watch manufacturers like IWC, TAG Heuer, MB&F, Maurice Lacroix or Rado are also numerous laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design from the past years. On regular basis they create exceptional and elegant timekeepers, which fascinate the Red Dot-Jury. More