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


Monday, 6 June 2011

Decision on the red dot award: product design 2011: Grohe wins “red dot: design team of the year”

Thousands and thousands of products are judged every year as part of the red dot design award. The international jury selects outstanding achievements, gives direction and uncovers trends. But there is one red dot award that stands out from all the others. The “red dot: design team of the year” is a title of honour that is awarded just once every year. As announced today in Düsseldorf, this year’s title goes to a manufacturer whose products allow us to experience water with all of our senses. This year’s award for design team of the year goes to Grohe. More

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

red dot award: communication design – application period ends soon, jury is ready and waiting!

By 17 June creative minds of communication design still have the chance to register and hand in their works for the renowned “red dot award: communication design 2011”. Today the latecomers’ time for applications is on, which provides designers, agencies, design offices and clients of communication design works the opportunity to submit their creative achievements in this crucial phase and may be honoured with one of the much sought-after red dots afterwards. More

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Game design as a yardstick for game quality: Prof. Dr. Winfred Kaminski joins the red dot jury

The days of cult pixel games and clumsy graphics are long over. For years now, there has been a trend toward photorealistic games, as the endless possibilities of software and hardware now allow for a standard of images that influences not just games developers but also TV and cinema productions. More

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Lighting the way in design - CTRUS football by AGENT

Last year, a newly established Mexican company, AGENT, received the red dot: luminary for their CTRUS football. CTRUS is an airless ball which contains electronic components that communicate factors such as kick force, travel speed and ball location. More than just to provide statistics, the football is able to provide a visual guide in the game, with light and colour suitable for the situation. More

Friday, 20 May 2011

red dot award: communication design 2011 - website now available in Chinese

red dot is now offering a Chinese version of our the red dot award: communication design 2011 website for Chinese speaking participants. More

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

red dot: grand prix 2010 - learn from the best

Last year the international jury of experts selected six works from the categories of Advertising, Magazines & Daily Press, Packaging Design, Posters, TV & Films and Digital Games for a "red dot: grand prix" – the top award in the competition. More

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Last few days to submit in German, Mandarin or Korean for red dot award: design concept 2011

Compete for the opportunity to be counted as the top design talent and design organisation in 2011. Your good design capability needs a credible promotion platform and winning a red dot gives you access to international promotional opportunities that are only available to winners. More

Monday, 2 May 2011

Insights into the jury of red dot award: design concept: Interview with Professor Axel Thallemer

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway. On 13 May, the regular submission period will close. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative and innovative, yet manufacturable, ideas and prototypes. Using the example of Prof. Axel Thallemer, get an insight into the jury’s background, what makes them tick, and why they do what they do. More

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Exhibition: Czech red dot winners on display in Seoul

The Czech Republic is currently showcased in the capital city of Seoul in South Korea with a retrospective of products that won the red dot design award between 1995 and 2011. The country in eastern Europe is thus presenting itself to the economic giant in Asia as a fascinating partner in design and innovation with the aim of forging close links between Korean companies and Czech design agencies. More

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Start of call for entries for the red dot award: communication design 2011

Just accordingly, designers, marketing agencies and clients of the communications industry are invited to score points with their published creative works before an international committee: Registration for the red dot award: communication design 2011 will be possible by 17 June 2011 at More