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 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Inspiring communication design: Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents exhibition with international creations

From 6 April – 21 May 2017, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will become a hot-spot for creative achievements from around the world. With its new special exhibition “World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW” it showcases the latest trends, strategies and projects of the regional and international communication design scene. More


Friday, 24 March 2017

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 – “Early Bird” registration ends on 2 April

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition within the “Early Bird” registration phase until 2 April and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the first submission period. One day later, the “Regular” registration phase starts, which runs until 14 May. The final deadline for “Latecomer” is 9 June 2017. More


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Red Dot Award: Design Concept – Standard submission phase ends on 22 March

The work for the jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 will begin soon. The jurors will then be presented with the first round of entries, to make the selection for final judging. Only entries submitted at the Early and Standard submission periods qualify for prejudging. More


Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). More


Monday, 20 March 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, such as the chair “kayak” designed by Patrick Norguet. More


Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Red Dot presents: design trends in the field of interior design and material

Hardly any design field sees as many trends and developments as interior design. The furnishing industry booms, be it furniture, interior decoration or materials. Professional magazines presents the latest living ideas and decoration possibilities, and make the topic furnishing available for a broad public. The Red Dot Design Award is regarded as a trend barometer and distinguishes every year the most innovative products with the quality label “Red Dot". More


Tuesday, 14 March 2017

“Today, we are surrounded by more design, thus better products, than in the past.”: interview with Red Dot juror Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. With their specialist knowledge, about 40 recognised experts from around the world guarantee the high quality standards and thus the value of the Red Dot seal. In the end of February they gathered in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. In 2017, Aleks Tatic was again part of the expert committee, for whom the role of design in everyday life has changed: “Because companies recognised the competetive factor ‘design’, they are running design more and everywhere.” More


Friday, 3 March 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “The 2 Euro T-Shirt – A Social Experiment”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honors projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to the project “The 2 Euro T-Shirt - A Social Experiment” designed by BBDO Berlin for Fashion Revolution. More


Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: the portable 3D measurement system “MetraSCAN 3D/HandyPROBE/C-Track”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, such as the portable 3D measurement system “MetraSCAN 3D/HandyPROBE/C-Track” . Red Dot talked to the designers François Lessard and Nicolas Lebrun from Creaform Inc (Ametek Inc). More


Monday, 27 February 2017

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 – start of the competition in the anniversary year

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories by no later than 9 June 2017. A 24-member jury will assess each individual entry separately and will award the Red Dot seal only to those that win it over with good design quality and creativity. More