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


Thursday, 23 October 2008

red dot on tour in Paris

The special exhibition of the tenth French design competition “Observeur du design” from 23 October in Paris is all about cultural identities. The twelve most prestigious European design competitions were called upon to enter award-winning products that represent the identity of their respective country. Thus also three footballs by adidas – all of them winners of a red dot award – will embark on a trip to Paris. More

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

red dot goes Dubai – 76 red dot winners present themselves at the “Index 2008”

For 76 companies the door to one of the most important growth markets in the world is now opening: the winners of the red dot design award were invited to seize this unique opportunity and present themselves at the largest interior design trade fair in the Middle East and Asia. More

Monday, 29 September 2008

IDA welcomes International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) and the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda), partners in the International Design Alliance (IDA), have officially signed an agreement welcoming the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) as the IDA's newest partner. More

Friday, 26 September 2008

“Imaginative Innovation in Design”: Professor Dr. Peter Zec is speaking at the Hongik University in South Korea

On the occasion of the “Design & Innovation Management” programme, which is organised by the “International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS) of the Hongik University in Korea together with the Stanford University, California, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, expert in design and economics, was invited to give a lecture. In his keynote titled “Imaginative Innovation in Design” Professor Dr. Zec explained the interactions between creativity, innovation and design management. He addressed executive directors and managers of Korean companies who had turned up in large numbers. More

Monday, 22 September 2008

Design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec gives talk on “Models on the glass catwalk”

What do fashion and glass have in common? This question was the focal point of the lecture “Models on the glass catwalk”, which was given by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, head of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and initiator of the red dot design award, at the third “Trendtag Glas” seminar in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 18 September 2008. His thesis was: there are definitely interesting results to be gained when comparing the fashion industry with the glass industry. More

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

London for design lovers – London Design Festival

From 13 to 23 September 2008 London will celebrate itself for the sixth time as one of the most important design centres in the world at the largest annual design festival in the UK, the London Design Festival. Supported by the government and leading corporations, hundreds of projects and events will take place throughout the whole city. More


Thursday, 28 August 2008

“Models on the glass catwalk” – “Trendtag Glas” seminar in Düsseldorf

Curtains up for glass beauties – in his presentation “Models on the glass catwalk” Professor Dr. Peter Zec, head of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and initiator of the red dot design award, will present original, innovative and excellent packaging design of the glass industry at the “Trendtag Glas” seminar on 18 September in Düsseldorf. More

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Design and material – Workshop in Seattle

The processing options of metals and polymers and the resulting consequences for the realisation of innovative ideas in the field of industrial design are the focus of a two-day workshop taking place in Seattle on 18 and 19 September 2008. With this event held under the motto “Materiality. How metals and polymers influence our senses and inspire our designs” the worldwide leading company of materials science and engineering, ASM International, addresses established and young designers of all disciplines as well as brand strategists and managers. More

Monday, 25 August 2008

“Icograda Design Week” in the World Design Capital, Torino

Under the title “Multiverso. Nodes, connections and currents in contemporary communication design” the international umbrella organisation of communication designers, Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations), is hosting the “Icograda Design Week” in Torino from 13 to 19 October 2008 together with the Italian Association of Visual Communication, Aiap. More

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

red dot goes Dubai – Present your awarded product at the Index Dubai 2008

At present Dubai is one of the fastest growing metropolises in the world. red dot is now in the position to open this promising growth market exclusively to a small circle of red dot winners. By presenting their award-winning products in Dubai red dot provides its clients an effective springboard for a successful start in the Arabian market and thus the opportunity to maintain a presence in this exciting business location both as company and as red dot winner. Register now! More