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


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

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Greek myths as a source of inspiration for creativity: "The Greek Monsters" at the red dot design museum!

Minotaur, Cerberus and Chimera are usually terrifying and ugly creatures. But this is a myth – the truth is that most of the ancient Greek beasts were friendly fellows. That is proved by the Beetroot Design Group from Greece – the “red dot: agency of the year 2011” presents itself self-ironically as “The Greek Monsters” and thus, responds to the current criticism on all what origins from Greece. More

Friday, 9 December 2011

Out now: The new "international yearbook communication design 2011/2012"

The “international yearbook communication design 2011/2012” impressively showcases the best and most unusual achievements in the “red dot award: communication design 2011”. As an unparalleled expert in the global design scene, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec – initiator and CEO of the red dot design award – is the publisher of the “international yearbook communication design”. The yearbook is long since established as a standard work in the field of contemporary design, and documents in two volumes the most important trends in a multifaceted industry. More

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

"red dot award: product design 2012" - benefit from the early bird discount only until 9 December

Good product design is more than an attractive packaging: It gives form to ideas. Within the red dot design award, independent and international design luminaries with different expertises and experiences decide on what excellent design is. At the moment, designers and companies from all over the world are called on to score points with their product designs in front of this international committee and to prove the quality of their own achievements in an international comparison. More

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

red dot dinner in Taipei

Within the last years, the red dot dinner established itself as a very successful networking event for designers and design oriented companies worldwide. On 28 November 2011, red dot - in cooperation with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) - invited to an exclusive dinner in Taipei. More

Monday, 28 November 2011

red dot continues cooperation with the DMI

With its initiatives, seminars and training programmes, the Design Management Institute (DMI) is one of the most important professional organisations for design management. It connects product design with business, culture and consumers through sophisticated communications. Thus, a widespread network has been developed in which designers, experts, scientists and leaders from different economic branches exchange their knowledge. More

Saturday, 26 November 2011

The grand finale: Award ceremony of the "red dot award: design concept 2011" in Singapore

On 25 November 2011, the international design world looked at the glittering finale of the “red dot award: design concept 2011” in Singapore and thus on the trendsetters of tomorrow which have been honoured within a festive award ceremony. More

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Creative elite at the red dot design museum: selected winners of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

The creative elite once again presented at the red dot design museum: Recently, the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: communication design 2011” already guested at the Alte Münze Berlin and turned the hip location in Germany’s capital city into a hot spot for excellent communication design. Now, red dot presents a selection of these inspiring works in Essen, Germany. More

Thursday, 17 November 2011

red dot young professionals: sponsorship for 50 up-and-coming designers

Innovative product design needs creative minds. Especially young designers have fresh ideas, but often not the opportunity to present their skills to a broad public. Being the biggest international design competition, the red dot design award supports aspiring newcomers. The award does not only give new talents the chance to gain recognition and to communicate their successes, but also allows them to strengthen potential clients’ trust in their achievements. More

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Excellent: Star chef Frank Rosin receives second Michelin star!

In Frank Rosins’ opinion, profession and passion are the same – the guests of the red dot design award can experience it year by year. The red dot gala at Essen’s Aalto Theater is the highlight of the “red dot award: product design” and has established itself as a festive ceremonial act, attended by international guests, in recent years. After the award ceremony, the proud laureates meet at the legendary “Winners’ Dinner”. Frank Rosin, as one of the most popular and renowned chefs in Germany, cooks for the red dot laureates as well as for other honorary guests from the fields of business, politics and the media. More