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.

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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.

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Design Award news

Monday, 19 January 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design - Regular registration phase ending soon

On 27 January, the regular registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end. Manufacturers and designers submit their projects and products for the competition. The jury consists of renowned specialists from all over the world. They guarantee with their expertise the high quality level of the competition as well as the expressiveness of the Red Dot seal. A short video clip demonstrates how the jury works and how they structure the evaluation process. More

Friday, 16 January 2015

Red Dot Design Ranking on the occasion of the IMM Cologne: The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers. More

Friday, 16 January 2015

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 – Early submission period ends on 28 January

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept is the largest, professional-level design concept competition in the world. With an international jury consisting of experts from diverse fields, the award serves as a fair, recognised, and indisputable benchmark for creativity and design excellence in the industry. Until 28 January 2015, participants can take advantage of this year’s early submission promotion. More

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

iPad App “Red Dot Design Concept 2014/2015 Future LIVE” available now for free download

The “Future” series of iPad apps is the culmination of a global search of the very best design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products of 2014. Published in three volumes, these apps revolve around the future of “Live”, “Work” and “Play”. More

Friday, 9 January 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - video clip “Guide to success” with Gordon Bruce

The “Regular” registration phase is continuing until 27 January 2015 and manufacturers as well as designers from around the world are entering their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In the video clip “Guide to success”, Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce talks about exemplary products and provides valuable tips for a successful participation. More

Monday, 5 January 2015

The international design scale: Red Dot Award 2015 is in search of product benchmarks

Until 27 January, the regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 is on: Designers, brands and manufacturers from all continents are submitting thousands of entries right now. An international jury of independent design experts evaluates every product – without online pre-judging, but directly and only on the object. The best achievements are awarded with the sought-after “Red Dot” quality seal. More

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 – Looking forward to progressive endeavours

“To explore new issues and topics in design, to integrate design thinking, and to entrust high regard to quality of communication...” Prof. Kuan Cheng Neng, member of the design concept award jury kicks off the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 by articulating what he is looking forward to for the coming contest. More

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Red Dot Award 2014: looking back on a successful year in the name of good design

In 2014, the participants and visitors of Red Dot can look back on a year full of emotions, events and successes. More than 16,500 products, projects and works from 78 countries were entered into the three competitions Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This new record result expresses that the appreciation for excellent design is becoming increasingly important around the world. It also underlines the international acceptance and importance of the award and the Red Dot quality seal. More

Monday, 29 December 2014

Red Dot Design Award and Doppio TV partnering up

As of January 2015, the German online TV channel Doppio TV will become an official media partner of the Red Dot Design Award. Doppio TV’s main focus is on upscale stories about: travel, lifestyle, culinary goods, cultural events, economy, sports, automotives and concentrates on the interests of an educated and sophisticated audience. More

Friday, 19 December 2014

Designs with a story – in the exhibition „Every Product Tells a Story“

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface. More