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 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


Thursday, 19 January 2012

red dot - A quality seal with the power to defend!

Recently, a qualified legal expert stated in the renowned German legal journal “Der Grüne Bote” that product awards by recognised institutions have a protective effect before the courts. The red dot design award was top of the list of the awards mentioned. This means that anyone who wins in this competition also has a substantial legal advantage. More

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Star architects judge the best designs of the year: Ben van Berkel, Steve Leung and Hadi Teherani join the jury for the red dot design award

The jury’s decision is of highest interest for the respective industry: In the end, the results in a category reflect the future of a market and provide important indications for tomorrow’s trends. No other creative discipline is able to shape habitats in such a way as “architecture and urban design” can do – trend-setting designs can make living dreams come true and create attractive spaces for human interaction. More

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

imm cologne 2012: Prospect on exciting furniture trends for creative living

Traditionally at the beginning of the year, the most innovative novelties in furniture design will be presented at the imm cologne 2012. From 16 to 22 January 2012, visitors and trade experts get to know what is hot this year and in which direction the market develops. Not least, it is the top-class exhibitors who make the trade fair in Cologne the trend indicator for modern furniture and interior design. More

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Top designers in Essen: The jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012”

Even though the new year is only a few days old, the preparations for the adjudication of the latest products already run at full speed. Already by now, the renowned design experts – who will get together in Essen, Germany, in February 2012 in order to test, discuss and evaluate every single work – are set. More

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Retrospect: red dot design award 2011

The same procedure as every year? Well, not at the world’s biggest design competition. 2011 draws to a close and the red dot design award can look back to an eventful year, which kept numerous highlights and successful premieres ready. More

Friday, 23 December 2011

Big success in the promotion of upcoming talents - red dot young professionals

Being the biggest international design award, red dot supports new talents in strengthening the trust of potential clients in their creative performance. This year again, young professionals – designers who have obtained their academic qualifications within the past five years – had the chance to apply for one out of 50 free registrations to the “red dot award: product design 2012”. More

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Greek myths as a source of inspiration for creativity: "The Greek Monsters" at the red dot design museum!

Minotaur, Cerberus and Chimera are usually terrifying and ugly creatures. But this is a myth – the truth is that most of the ancient Greek beasts were friendly fellows. That is proved by the Beetroot Design Group from Greece – the “red dot: agency of the year 2011” presents itself self-ironically as “The Greek Monsters” and thus, responds to the current criticism on all what origins from Greece. More

Friday, 9 December 2011

Out now: The new "international yearbook communication design 2011/2012"

The “international yearbook communication design 2011/2012” impressively showcases the best and most unusual achievements in the “red dot award: communication design 2011”. As an unparalleled expert in the global design scene, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec – initiator and CEO of the red dot design award – is the publisher of the “international yearbook communication design”. The yearbook is long since established as a standard work in the field of contemporary design, and documents in two volumes the most important trends in a multifaceted industry. More

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

"red dot award: product design 2012" - benefit from the early bird discount only until 9 December

Good product design is more than an attractive packaging: It gives form to ideas. Within the red dot design award, independent and international design luminaries with different expertises and experiences decide on what excellent design is. At the moment, designers and companies from all over the world are called on to score points with their product designs in front of this international committee and to prove the quality of their own achievements in an international comparison. More

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

red dot dinner in Taipei

Within the last years, the red dot dinner established itself as a very successful networking event for designers and design oriented companies worldwide. On 28 November 2011, red dot - in cooperation with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) - invited to an exclusive dinner in Taipei. More