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


Design Award news

Monday, 16 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Lu, Bucher and Stotz are new Red Dot jurors

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 is over and the jury out of 38 internationally renowned experts is preparing for the jury session. True to the motto “In search of good design and innovations”, the committee will come together in Essen, Germany, to award the best products of the world. Every year, the Red Dot jury is regrouped and its members are in charge of specific product categories due to their specialised knowledge. New members of the expert group are among others Oliver Stotz, Lam Leslie Lu and Rüdiger Bucher. More


Friday, 13 February 2015

Red Dot on Tour in Basel

Red Dot in Basel enters the next round – From 7 to 23 March 2015, Red Dot again presents the best works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in Switzerland. The exhibition “Design auf dem Podest”, for the fifth time in the design city of Basel, shows all 101 works awarded with the Red Dot: Best of the Best or the Red Dot: Grand Prix in the last year’s competition. More


Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design - These are the Winners’ Privileges

Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The numerous winners’ privileges are the usage of the Red Dot label, the presentation of the product at Red Dot Online, in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, in the Red Dot App as well as at Red Dot 21, and the exhibition of the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany. More


Monday, 9 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - New category “Jewellery” will be assessed by Wermekes, Cheng and Hermsen

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end on 11 February. For 60 years now, the annually organised international competition has been awarding products of good design quality. In its anniversary year, one of 31 categories is “Jewellery”. To be up to the product variety, Red Dot invited renowned jewellery experts: Günter Wermekes, Vivian Wai-kwan Cheng and Professor Herman Hermsen are part of the Red Dot jury 2015. More


Thursday, 5 February 2015

Red Dot Award 2015 - Star designers Jimmy Choo and David Andersen will assess fashion category

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 ends on 11 February. The annually organised international competition has been awarding products of good design quality for 60 years now. In its anniversary year, “Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories” is one of 31 categories. Red Dot contributes to the growing number of submitted projects from the world of fashion. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, street fashion, and bags, Red Dot invited the most prestigious fashion experts in the history of the award: Jimmy Choo and David Andersen are part of the Red Dot jury 2015. More


Thursday, 5 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

New year, new opportunity: The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is at the ready. Under the motto “In Search of Creativity and Innovation”, on 23 March, the Early Bird phase of the world’s most renowned competition for communication design will start. Once again, designers, agencies, freelancers and companies are invited to submit their projects and to face the assessment of the international Red Dot jury. More


Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Prof. Martin Beeh, Tapani Hyvönen and Simon Ong are in the jury

The Red Dot stands for top achievements in design all over the world. The sought-after seal of quality is awarded to companies that bring products to the market which set global standards in terms of their attractive design, ease of use and functionality. For 60 years now, these products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts. This year, the expert group comprises 38 design professionals, among them Prof. Martin Beeh, Tapani Hyvönen and Simon Ong. More


Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Winner’s Takeaways from Autodesk University

Autodesk, the official design software partner of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept, selected a team from National Yunlin University of Science & Technology in Taiwan for a trip to attend Autodesk University in Las Vegas, USA, in December 2014. Chih-Yuan Lee shares his experiences in an interview with the Red Dot Design Award. More


Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design - Latecomers registration phase ends on 11 February!

On 11 February, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end. The winners of the competition will be celebrated at the glamorous Red Dot Gala. After the awards ceremony the approximately 1,200 international guests, among them representatives of international media, will meet at the Designers' Night at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. A short video clip of last year’s Red Dot Gala provides insights into the high point of the competition. More


Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Creative hot spot: international communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, from 6 February to 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe. More