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


News

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Results keenly awaited: the winners of the red dot award: product design 2010!

Once more the award competition has attracted record submissions, highlighting the high degree of design consciousness worldwide. Designers and manufacturers from 57 countries have submitted products for consideration, hoping to win one of the highly coveted design seals of quality, the “red dot”. Thirty international design experts from all over the world will travel to the 2010 Cultural Capital of Essen to assess thoroughly all the submissions on site. More


Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Belgian ad agencies band together to protest ruthless pitching

The ad agency sector as well has not been spared from the economic crisis—on the contrary. Last year was a difficult year, with many lay-offs, mass pitches, and immense cost pressure. Many contractors used and still use the economic crisis as a killer argument to continually push prices further down, and pitches for little or no money are no rarity. More


Monday, 15 February 2010

The red dot award: design concept enters a new round!

The red dot award: design concept enters a new round with much anticipation among designers, companies and institutions all around the world! Reflecting the imaginative and innovative strengths as well as the competitiveness in the design industry, the award continues to draw focus to the importance of being creative and innovative to thrive in the global market. More


Monday, 8 February 2010

red dot presents excellent communication design in Basel

Communication designers from around the world are creative like never before – and those interested in design can see this for themselves in Switzerland this spring. With the exhibition “Quality has a form. red dot presents: Excellent communication design in Basel” red dot presents in the exhibition area of the Basel School of Design from 13 April to 9 May 2010, the best communication design works that have won awards in the “red dot award: communication design 2009”. The festive vernissage will take place on 12 April 2010. More


Wednesday, 3 February 2010

New faces on the expert jury of the red dot award: product design 2010

While over the years some design experts have appeared several times as members on the top-class jury and have thus become established jurors, every year there are always newcomers, who as part of they jury for the first time get to decide who the sought-after awards will go to. More


Monday, 1 February 2010

Exclusive offer for red dot online readers: one year’s free access to the online edition of Curve magazine

In 2010, the Australian design magazine Curve is again one of the international media partners of the red dot design award. Curve is an exclusive design magazine, which reports about trends in international industrial design and the latest innovations in product design and is published quarterly in a print as well as an online edition. This year Curve exclusively offers all red dot online readers free access to the magazine’s online edition for the duration of one year. More


Wednesday, 20 January 2010

red dot new talents: the decision had to be made by drawing lots!

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the upcoming red dot award: product design 2010. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 150 creative professionals from 24 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. Due to the large response the winners of the 50 registrations had to be decided by drawing lots. More


Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Michele De Lucchi

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009. More


Friday, 15 January 2010

Philippe Nigro

Good design doesn't just drop out of the sky. It comes from creative people that fight for their ideas and who work on their projects with passion. Over the coming weeks we would like to present a selection of the designers honoured by the red dot award: product design 2009. More


Thursday, 10 December 2009

red dot new talent

This year we would like to provide special support for young creative talent. For the first time, we will give away up to 50 free registrations for the “red dot award: product design 2010” to up-and-coming designers. More