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, 24 August 2011

Border crossers: red dot awarded design from Germany and the Netherlands at the Designhuis Eindhoven

From 8 September to 9 October 2011, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen presents the best Dutch products, but also confronts them with German works in an unusual way. There is one thing they have in common: All of them convinced the jury of the red dot design award. With its contemporary counterpoints, the exhibition picks up supposedly clichés of typical German and typical Dutch living environments in a novel way. More

Monday, 22 August 2011

red dot: grand prix - and the nominees are...

Only a few weeks ago, an international jury of renowned design experts has examined and evaluated every single work of the 6,468 submissions to the “red dot award: communication design 2011”. But only 80 works were awarded the “red dot: best of the best”, which is an appreciation for highest design quality. They are the best communication designs of their category. More

Friday, 19 August 2011

With the Grim Reaper, Morth wins the "red dot: junior prize" and 10,000 euros

This year, the “red dot: junior prize” goes to the communication designer Martina Morth from Dortmund, Germany. Her thesis "Aufschwung durch Ableben" (“Economic revival through death”), which visualises a highly unusual and likewise macabre topic, was awarded. More

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

The jury of the "red dot award: communication design": a look behind the scenes

The members of the red dot jury always know what they want and year by year they look forward to excellent and outstanding works. But what is so special about the jury session? What affects the international jury and what are they thinking of, when they reminisce about the evaluation process? More

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Berlin becomes the stage of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

On 7 October 2011, the most creative minds in communication design meet in Berlin: for the first time, the "red dot award: communication design" will be celebrated in Germany`s capital city. An international jury of renowned design experts awarded 608 red dot and 80 "red dot: best of the best" distinctions for outstanding creative works during a multi-day selection process. More

Friday, 29 July 2011

Promising concepts: jury meeting of the "red dot award: design concept" completed!

The “red dot award: design concept” is not only the world`s most successful and professional contest for design concepts, it also serves as an indisputable benchmark for creativity and design in the industry. Once again, tomorrow`s ideas have been examined in Singapore. More

Friday, 15 July 2011

red dot goes Berlin: the best talents in the design scene celebrate in the capital city!

For more than half a century, red dot has traditionally celebrated its legendary award ceremonies in Essen. This year, the major international design competition will tread new ground: Today, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, announced in Berlin that this year for the first time the famous red dot is hosting a red dot gala – the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” – in Germany’s capital city. The initial results of this year’s jury meetings were published at the same time. More

Thursday, 7 July 2011

"red dot award: design concept 2011" - Last days left to submit!

The finishing line is closing in on the "red dot award: design concept 2011". Whether you are established or new, you have something to prove. The team is not stagnant; the talent still remains; you have what it takes to shape the future. This is your last chance of the year. You have only a couple of days to put the finishing touches on your best ideas and send them to the "red dot award: design concept". More

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

"The most influential design award in the world" - Brilliant final of the "red dot award: product design 2011"

On Monday, July 4th, the "red dot award: product design 2011" was brought to a brilliant conclusion. To celebrate the winners of the well-known product design competition, the who's who of the international design scene met in the architecturally stunning Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. The red dot gala cast a spell over more than 1200 guests from around the world. Representatives from all areas of design, media, economy, and politics gathered for the awards ceremony, traditionally hosted by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of the red dot. More

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Special exhibitions "Design on stage - winners red dot award: product design 2011" and "Grohe Design - Source of Creativity"

From 5 to 31 July 2011 the “red dot design museum” presents the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011”. It introduces the winners of this year’s product design competition who were able to convince the jury with their innovative creations. As the exhibition “A Day by Design” has already been a great success in 2010, this year`s special exhibition themed “Another Day by Design” again presents the visitors prize-winning design according to their daily routine. More