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


Wednesday, 21 March 2012

"red dot award: communication design 2012": The fascinating world of the gaming industry

This year again, game designers have the chance to step into the limelight with their creative achievements to convince the red dot jury. Whether online, PC, console, serious or casual games – in the “red dot award: communication design 2012” the best in the industry will compete. More

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

“red dot award: communication design” - The starting signal falls to 26 March!

In a few days, it's that time again: From 26 March on, the most creative minds in the world once again have the chance to submit their achievements to the “red dot award: communication design” and to score with them before international design experts. The red dot jury honours in altogether 21 categories – from “Editorial & Corporate Publishing“ to “Event Design and “Online Communications“ – outstanding performances. More

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

The jury of the red dot design award has met - 62 products received the “red dot: best of the best”

With more than 14,000 entries from over 70 countries, the red dot design award internationally reaches more advocates of good design than any other design competition. Its award, the red dot, is the distinctive quality seal for aesthetic forms, moving trends and designers with a strong sense of responsibility. Now it is clear who may decorate himself or herself with the appreciated award in the product design category in 2012. More

Monday, 12 March 2012

New microsite: the perfect overview on the red dot award: communication design

With its clear structure, better tailoring to users’ needs and attractive design, the relaunched microsite for the red dot award: communication design is even more intuitive and functional than before.Whether for established professionals or up-and-coming designers, the new website gives an optimized overview on all of the content relevant to the competition. It provides the answers to questions on registration, the costs involved, deadlines and categories all in one place. More

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

red dot award: design concept - winners eternalised in yearbook iPad App

The annual red dot design concept yearbook is a book of vision, providing insight into how our future world may evolve. Today’s product designers, after all wield the power to define how we and our children will live our lives tomorrow. More

Friday, 2 March 2012

The big gig: red dot offers large-scale billboards for the first time

Those who convince in the red dot design award and receive the coveted quality seal, can be sure of one thing: attention. Regardless of whether the usage of the red dot label on product packagings, the presentation of one’s designs at the red dot design museum as well as in the online exhibition or the eternisation in the red dot design yearbook – these exclusive services are only available to the winners of the competition and generate a maximum of visibility for their products. More

Thursday, 1 March 2012

International design celebrities in Essen

A few days ago, 30 international design luminaries – from star architect Hadi Teherani to legendary car designer Ken Okuyama to Karen Korellis Reuther, President of the Design Management Institute (DMI) – arrived in Essen. Why? They all had come to assess the entries of the “red dot award: product design 2012” with expert’s eyes. During several days, the experts discussed each single submission and took their time in order to come to a collective decision. More

Monday, 27 February 2012

red dot juror Javier Mariscal nominated for the Oscar

The nomination of the Spanish animation film “Chico & Rita” for the 84th Academy Awards, which have been bestowed in Los Angeles on 26 February 2012, demonstrates that exceptional achievements in the field of communication design already find approval in Hollywood. The story of the young piano player Chico and the singer Rita, who fight for their passion of music and their love to each other, has been staged by Javier Mariscal in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero. More

Friday, 24 February 2012

red dot award: design concept 2012 - Early bird period ends in a few days!

If you believe you have the idea of the year, hurry up to submit your entry by 29 February 2012 to the “red dot award: design concept” and benefit from the early bird discount! Many registrations are already underway and our panel of international jurors is anticipating another year of groundbreaking and revolutionary ideas, concepts and prototypes. More

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Which criteria does the red dot jury take as a basis for selecting the laureates?

Design is relevant to various spheres of life. Therefore, designers, as well as manufacturers, were called up to submit their works for 19 different categories of the “red dot award: product design” in 2012. There is hardly any product that cannot be submitted and potentially be awarded. Whether designs are awarded a red dot is decided by a panel of independent, renowned experts, who are luminaries in their respective area of expertise and therefore contribute significantly to the quality of the competition. More