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 $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


Design Award news

Thursday, 19 April 2007

The future will come faster than we think…

On the search for the products of tomorrow – the red dot award: design concept 2007 red dot is again searching for innovative and above all well-designed product concepts. For the third time companies, designers, innovators and design students are invited to submit their design concepts to the red dot award: design concept. More »


Thursday, 19 April 2007

Bathroom design trends 2007

The meaning of the bathroom has recently undergone a radical transformation: Known previously as a purely functional room, it has now seen a real shift in value to that of a living area and place of sanctuary. The technical and functional aspects of the bathroom are now being extended by emotional factors. The design factor is therefore of vital importance, as both functional aspects, and the presence of a calming emotional atmosphere need to co-exist. More »


Thursday, 22 March 2007

Interior Design Trends 2007

The market for the interior design sector is saturated to the greatest possible extent. In order to achieve additional market share despite this, the sector is expanding its identity through the opening up of new areas of application. Design always plays an increasingly important role in this. More »


Wednesday, 21 March 2007

10 years of “designafairs” means lots of reasons to celebrate

The Munich design agency designafairs GmbH is celebrating its tenth birthday this year as well as the move of the agency and the associated “color&material labs“. More »


Tuesday, 20 March 2007

Excellence exposed: The best design products 2007

Results of the red dot award: product design 2007 The winners of the red dot award, one of the largest and most renowned international design competitions, have been chosen. From the absolute record number of 2,548 submitted products,  which had been sent to Essen for assessment by the experts, a total of 43 top products have received the ‘red dot: best of the best’ for their outstanding and innovative design. More »


Tuesday, 13 March 2007

Rapid Prototyping Exhibition – “DreamMakers”

Worldwide unique exhibition on Rapid Prototyping Until 30th June 2007, the Palevsky Design Pavilion of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem is home to the exhibition entitled “DreamMakers – Design meets Technology”. For the first time ever, the varied innovation possibilities of rapid prototyping technology will be presented to a wider public within the framework of an exhibition. More »


Wednesday, 7 March 2007

red dot academy Moscow: “International success through design”

On 2 and 3 March 2007 for the first time an event of the red dot academy series entitled “International success through design” took place in Moscow. At the 7th International Furniture Interior Design Exhibition (FIDExpo), renowned experts introduced their audience to the topic of value creation and international success through design in presentations and discussions. More »


Wednesday, 21 February 2007

DMI – International Design Conference

The Design Management Institute (DMI) asks to come and join the 11th European Design Management Conference taking place from 14 until 16 March 2007. This year the international conference titled “Improving and Measuring Design’s Role in Business Performance” will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark. More »


Friday, 16 February 2007

In search of ideas for tomorrow – register now for the red dot award: design concept 2007!

Time once again for the red dot award: design concept! For the third time, designers, innovators, design students and professionals are invited to submit their design concepts for the competition. We are looking for ideas on which our future is based: exciting, creative and bold visions for improving our lives that are just waiting to be brought to fruition. More »


Friday, 9 February 2007

Juror portrait: Professor Rido Busse

Juror portrait: Professor Rido Busse “We have always seen design as a weapon in competition,” Professor Rido Busse once declared in an interview. And he knows what he is talking about: he learned the designer’s profession from scratch and has owned an extremely successful design company for over four decades. This year he will co-decide as juror on the jury of experts of the red dot award: product design which of the products submitted stand out from the competition through their high design quality and merit being honoured with the red dot. More »