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


Tuesday, 30 June 2009

red dot award: product design 2009 -

Asia, America, Australia – more than 1,200 guests travelled from every continent on 29 June 2009 to attend the award ceremony for the biggest international design prize, red dot award: product design, in Essen. More

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

red dot is inviting the world to the international design show in the next European Capital of Culture – award ceremony for the red dot award: product design 2009 to start Ruhr 2010

Essen’s creative climax for the year is rapidly approaching – red dot is doing the trial run for the European City of Culture year in 2010. With star guests from all over the globe, red dot is celebrating with the award ceremony for the red dot award: product design 2009 on 29 June. This will place the City of Essen at the center of the international creative industry. More

Monday, 22 June 2009

red dot design yearbooks 2008/2009

The best designers, the most innovative products, the most interesting background information - order now the new red dot design yearbook! More

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

An interview with Carlos Hinrichsen

Carlos Hinrichsen is jury member of the red dot award: design concept 2009. From 1998 to 2003, the acting Icsid President was head of the DuocUC Design Center and has been an honorary member of the Chilean Association of Design Firms QVID since 2002. red dot reveals Carlos Hinrichsen's insights on the adjudication for red dot award: design concept 2009. More

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

The countdown is on for the red dot award: product design 2009 awards ceremony

On Monday, 29 June 2009, the winners of the red dot award: product design 2009 will be honoured at a festive ceremony in the Essen Aalto Theater by eminent representatives from design, business, and politics. Design lovers from all over the world have already announced their attendance at this impressive gala – and we would be delighted to welcome you, too, as our guest! More

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

red dot: design team of the year 2009

The ‘design team of the year’ award goes to Tupperware The most famous burp in design history and top product quality for over 60 years: Tupperware has been awarded the highest honorary distinction in the design world – the “red dot: design team of the year 2009”. Tupperware’s design team, lead by Vice President of Global Design, Susan Perkins, has consistently created best-in-class, innovative products which are showcased around the world. More

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Design as a solution

Alberto Villareal is a Mexico City-born industrial designer who is currently working as senior designer for LUNAR design in San Francisco. His recent clients include Nike, Hewlett Packard, SanDisk, Adidas, and LeapFrog. Alberto is also an active humanitarian. He is a member of Fundacion UNAM, which donates to educational programmes, and also volunteers in humanitarian projects for Project H Design and Engineers without Borders. More

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Award winning concept phone pioneers next-generation Nanotech devices

Nokia is one of the global leaders in mobility, propelling the transformation and growth of the Internet and communications industries. Utilising revolutionary nanotechnology, Nokia went ahead and conceptualised Morph, a visionary conceptual mobile communication device. More

Friday, 15 May 2009

Exhibition opening in Shenzhen: "red dot meets creative asia"

The opening of the exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” on the occasion of the "5th International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF)" on 15 May in Shenzhen, China was a great success. Several hundred guests attended the opening ceremony at which Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid senator, also delivered a speech. More

Thursday, 7 May 2009

red dot on tour – creative asia

In the past ten years, Asia’s economic landscape has been subject to serious changes. Today, Asia is one of the most important centers of design worldwide. The exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” presents the enormous potential of Asian design to a wide audience. From 15 May until 18 May 2009, the exhibition at the “City of Design” Creative Industrial Estate, Central Park, in Shenzhen, shows a selection of awarded Asian products from the internationally renowned red dot design award. More