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, 25 November 2009

Singapore celebrates red dot winners

The award ceremony on 24 November 2009 in Singapore was the festive culmination of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot design museum Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the proud winners with a spectacular awards presentation in the presence of more than 400 international guests from the design industry. One of the evening’s highlights was the spectacular performance of the sound artist and music composer sonicbrat. More

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Icsid World Design Congress 2009 in Singapore

“Design Difference - Designing Our World 2050” will be the theme of the Icsid World Design Congress 2009 to take place from 23 to 25 November in Singapore. The congress offers designers, business leaders, politicians, and academics from all over the world an international platform to establish contacts, exchange ideas, discuss the role of design and its accompanying challenges, and build the foundations for future collaborations. More

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Design Korea 2009 - red dot at World Best Design Exchange

At the “World Best Design Exchange 2009” held at Design Korea 2009 from 2 to 8 December 2009 in Incheon, Korea, red dot will present a selection of winning products and concepts of this year’s red dot design award. The biannual business event presents the latest design trends and internationally distinguished products and gives an overview of the future development of the international design industry. More

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Register now for the red dot after show party 2009!

The time has come: on 9 December 2009, the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design will be celebrated by the international design scene at the red dot design museum. The most spectacular newcomers, the best designers of international communication design, and guests from media, business and politics will come together to experience a very special evening. More

Thursday, 12 November 2009

red dot: junior prize for German designer Junior prize supports young talent and sets impulses for tomorrow’s design economy

In order to increase chances for young talent, red dot specifically supports fledgling designers, annually awarding the “red dot: junior prize”, worth 10,000 euros. This year, the junior prize goes to Dennis Dominguez from Cologne, Germany, for his book “Stereotype”. The work visualises different prejudices and clichés in a highly bold as well as entertaining way. The “red dot: junior prize” will be presented to Dennis Dominguez at the festive awards presentation on 9 December 2009 in the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany. More

Wednesday, 11 November 2009


Jochen Rädeker, managing partner of Strichpunkt, the red dot: design agency of the year 2008, is the new chairman of the Art Directors Club for Germany. More

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

red dot exhibition in China inspires international audience

red dot presented the worldwide best design achievements in an exclusive exhibition at one of the currently most dynamic business locations from 24 October to 1 November 2009. At the “Beijing Design Week”, which this year was held for the first time parallel to the Icograda World Design Congress in Beijing, red dot presented a “best of selection” of award-winning products and works from all three competition disciplines. The exhibition was a complete success. More

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Register now for the red dot award: product design 2010!

The red dot design award enters a new round – and with it several thousand applicants for the sought-after quality seal, the “red dot”. Have also the courage to face the international competition! We hereby invite you to submit your products to the “red dot award: product design 2010”. Register now at and take advantage of our early bird discount until 4 December 2009! More

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Designing worlds – Munich agency KMS TEAM is the “red dot: design agency of the year” 2009

For its successful creative accomplishments in the conception of corporate and brand identities KMS TEAM has received more than 50 accolades in the red dot design award alone – they can look back on many years of success, which are now crowned by the unique honorary title for continuously above-average design accomplishments. More

Monday, 2 November 2009

Just a few tickets left for the Audio Branding Congress 2009

Perk your ears! The first international Audio Branding Congress in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt is attracting hordes of visitors from all over the world. On 14 November, the Audio Branding Academy in Hamburg is organising the Audio Branding Congress which, for a first time, brings together the international elite of acoustic brand management. More