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


Thursday, 2 February 2012

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2012: A trend indicator for the international industry of jewelry and watches

Munich is one of the most lively, charming and trendiest cities – and soon, Bavaria’s capital is among the world’s closely watched places: From 10 – 13 February 2012, exhibitors present exclusive and outstandingly designed watches and jewelry at the INHORGENTA MUNICH. The product range includes gems, pearls, silverware, little cases and cardboard boxes as well as workshop equipment for watchmakers, goldsmiths and jewelers. More

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

World Design Capital 2012: On 2 February 2012, Gala in Helsinki

Following Turin and Seoul, the World Design Capital 2012 is: Helsinki! “Open Helsinki – Embedding Design in Life” is the motto, under which numerous events are planned and Finnish Design can be experienced this year. The multi-faceted, year-round program includes about 300 projects and covers topics such as “Rethinking Design” and “Transforming the City”, giving answers to the question, how design can master the challenges of urban life. More

Thursday, 26 January 2012

The chase has started…

The chase for the sought-after red dot comes to the crunch. Only by 8 February 2012, manufacturers and designers can register their latest creative works for the “red dot award: product design” and face the international comparison. More

Monday, 23 January 2012

Record number of participants in the red dot award: product design 2012

The regular registration period for the "red dot award: product design 2012" recently ended. It will still be possible to register during the latecomers’ phase which runs until 8 February 2012. That is the last chance to attain what is probably the world’s most sought-after seal of quality for design, the red dot. Never in the history of the red dot design award have there been more entries by this cut-off date than this year. More

Thursday, 19 January 2012

red dot - A quality seal with the power to defend!

Recently, a qualified legal expert stated in the renowned German legal journal “Der Grüne Bote” that product awards by recognised institutions have a protective effect before the courts. The red dot design award was top of the list of the awards mentioned. This means that anyone who wins in this competition also has a substantial legal advantage. More

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Star architects judge the best designs of the year: Ben van Berkel, Steve Leung and Hadi Teherani join the jury for the red dot design award

The jury’s decision is of highest interest for the respective industry: In the end, the results in a category reflect the future of a market and provide important indications for tomorrow’s trends. No other creative discipline is able to shape habitats in such a way as “architecture and urban design” can do – trend-setting designs can make living dreams come true and create attractive spaces for human interaction. More

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

imm cologne 2012: Prospect on exciting furniture trends for creative living

Traditionally at the beginning of the year, the most innovative novelties in furniture design will be presented at the imm cologne 2012. From 16 to 22 January 2012, visitors and trade experts get to know what is hot this year and in which direction the market develops. Not least, it is the top-class exhibitors who make the trade fair in Cologne the trend indicator for modern furniture and interior design. More

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Top designers in Essen: The jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012”

Even though the new year is only a few days old, the preparations for the adjudication of the latest products already run at full speed. Already by now, the renowned design experts – who will get together in Essen, Germany, in February 2012 in order to test, discuss and evaluate every single work – are set. More

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Retrospect: red dot design award 2011

The same procedure as every year? Well, not at the world’s biggest design competition. 2011 draws to a close and the red dot design award can look back to an eventful year, which kept numerous highlights and successful premieres ready. More

Friday, 23 December 2011

Big success in the promotion of upcoming talents - red dot young professionals

Being the biggest international design award, red dot supports new talents in strengthening the trust of potential clients in their creative performance. This year again, young professionals – designers who have obtained their academic qualifications within the past five years – had the chance to apply for one out of 50 free registrations to the “red dot award: product design 2012”. More