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, 7 December 2006

Niklaus Troxler nominated for red dot: grand prix

Swiss graphic designer, Niklaus Troxler, was awarded the red dot best of the best award in this year’s red dot award: communication design category for his magnificent poster design, “Marty Ehrlich Quartet N.Y. “. The design also earned him a nomination for the red dot: grand prix honorary award, given for the best work in the category. More »


Thursday, 7 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Neue Digitale

The designer of the ‘Summer of Love’ website, Bejadin Selimi received a red dot: best of the best and a nomination for the red dot: grand prix. What this award and the nomination means to him, Bejadin Selimi has told us in a short interview. In our profile we introduce you to the designer and his work. More »


Thursday, 7 December 2006

Tyron Montgomery

The designer Tyron Montgomery is a member of the international expert jury of the red dot award: communication design 2006 and will be the onstage guest and representative jury member at the festive award ceremony on 8 December 2006 in the Essen Philharmonics. More »


Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Büro X

Andreas Miedaner, head of Büro X in Vienna, has won the red dot: best of the best for the image brochure for the Austrian do-it-yourself store chain bauMax, which has been in business for 30 years. With the unusual look of an oversized cress seed bag and the brochure itself as a cress bed, this work won over the jury of this year’s red dot award: communication design. More »


Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Neeser & Müller

For their work „Geballte Gegenwart“ Thomas Neeser and Thomas Müller from Neeser & Müller in Basel, Switzerland, received the red dot: best of the best in this years` red dot award: communication design. More »


Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Profile of panel member Kirsten Dietz

The designer Kirsten Dietz is a member of the international expert jury of the red dot award: communication design 2006 and will be the onstage guest and representative jury member at the festive award ceremony on 8 December 2006 in the Essen Philharmonics. More »


Tuesday, 5 December 2006

Juror portrait and interview with Martin Pross

Martin Pross is a member of the jury of the red dot award: communication design 2006 where he judged the works from the categories corporate design, informational design and public space as well as advertising. In the interview with red dot he comes directly to the point. More »


Monday, 4 December 2006

INTERNATIONAL DESIGN ALLIANCE OPENS CALL FOR INTEREST FOR ITS 2011

The International Design Alliance (IDA) has opened the call for interest for its inaugural 2011 Congress. The Congress will be a platform to unite the diversity of voices in the international design community under the IDA banner. Full details, including the conditions governing the organisation of the Congress, can be found at ww.icsid.org/news/year/current/articles259.htm. The deadline for proposal submissions is January 19th, 2007. More »


Monday, 4 December 2006

Time for a re-launch: red dot improves online service

A good web site is always flexible and dynamic, it provides a wealth of updated information, reflects the progress of an enterprise…and sometimes it’s time for a re-launch. Starting today, our web site will provide our time-proven layout while sporting a new an improved structure. More »


Thursday, 30 November 2006

red dot: junior prize for the work "Erdzeiten – Atlas der Paläogeografie"

Cornelia Vogt, Violetta Walter and Martin Gorka are the names of the three young designers that were awarded with the red dot.: best of the best for the atlas “Erdzeiten”. With this award, they are also nominated for the red dot: junior prize. Since the year 2000 all three of them are studying visual communication at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach and at the moment they are busy with their diplomas. More »