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, 26 October 2011

IDA Congress 2011: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on "Internet and Design"

From 24 to 26 October, the IDA (International Design Alliance) Congress 2011 offers under the motto “Design at the Edges“ an overview of the interfaces between design and other fields such as science, technology, business or humanitarian organisations. Furthermore, the interrelation of design disciplines – communication, interior, and industrial design in particular – will be the subject of the congress. More

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Starting signal in Taipei: red dot award: product design 2012 has begun!

During the 2011 Taiwan World Design Expo, the red dot design award pays tribute to the outstanding developments of Taiwanese design and exclusively stages the unequalled exhibition “red dot presents: best of the best 2011 & selected winners from Taiwan” at Nangang Exhibition Hall Taipei right now. More

Monday, 10 October 2011

"red dot award: communication design 2011" in Berlin - successful premiere in a glamourous ambience

Last weekend, the winners of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” were honoured by the international design scene for their outstanding creative works. This year, the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design” took place in Berlin with a glamourous gala and a glittering party. More

Saturday, 8 October 2011

"red dot award: communication design 2011" - for the first time, awardees of the creative scene celebrate in Germany’s capital city!

Those, who did not want to miss the latest trends in communication design, went to the award ceremony of the “red dot award: communication design” at the Konzerthaus on 7 October 2011 and also to the Designers’ Night at the Alte Münze Berlin afterwards. Traditionally, the famous red dot celebrated its legendary awards in Essen for more than 50 years. For the very first time, the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design” took place in Berlin. More

Thursday, 6 October 2011

On the death of Steve Jobs

He formed an entire era, a lifestyle: Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, who stepped down from his position as CEO in August for health reasons. With his visionary foresight, his creativity and his passion for technically and also outstandingly designed innovations, he leaves a huge gap even beyond the world of design. More

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Special exhibition "Design on stage" at the Alte Münze Berlin

The Designers' Night at the Alte Münze Berlin does not only make the international creative scene celebrate on 7 October 2011, it is also the vernissage and thus the beginning of a very special exhibition: From 8 – 16 October 2011, under the motto "Design on stage", awarded works of communication design turn one of the hippest locations of central Berlin into a hot-spot for everyone, who wants to be up to date in design. More

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

"red dot award: communication design 2011" - huge interest in the premiere in Berlin!

On 7 October 2011, it’s finally happening: In its more than fifty years of history, red dot celebrates its first award ceremony in Germany’s capital city Berlin. By now, the host of the evening, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, is pleased with a full house: “For the first time, Berlin becomes the stage of prize-winning communication design. I’m very glad that we received such a positive feedback and that the red dot gala is already full up. In 2011, I may welcome about 1,300 guests to the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design”. That is triply more creative minds from all over the world compared to the previous year.” More

Friday, 30 September 2011

Audi defends its "red dot: client of the year" title of honour - and remains strongest brand in communication design

This year the “red dot: client of the year” title of honour will be awarded for the second time in the history of the “red dot award: communication design”. In 2010, red dot bestowed the title on AUDI AG, which shapes global markets through its investments in creative and innovative communication work. In 2011, the “company with the four rings” succeeded in defending the sought-after title. More

Thursday, 29 September 2011

red dot "on tour" again: creative winning works of the "red dot award: communication design 2010" in Singapore

In order to carry the idea of design around the globe, red dot goes on tour again and again. In its luggage is always a selection of prize winning designs which are presented in an exclusive ambience. At the moment, the internationally known red dot stops in Singapore. The Greater Asia Region, which shares a tremendous reservoir of creativity and innovative ideas, is exactly the right place for showcasing awarded design achievements. More

Monday, 26 September 2011

2011 - a year under the banner of the automobile

The year 2011 is under the banner of the automobile: applied for a patent as a gasoline-driven motor waggon (“Motorwagen Nummer 1”) by the German engineer Carl Benz, today the car looks back on 125 years of history. Almost at the time another German engineer, Gottlieb Daimler, developed the world’s first four-wheeled motorcar together with the constructing engineer and business man Wilhelm Maybach. From then on, the car was on the road to victory. More