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

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Closure of the regular registration period: Participation boom in the red dot design award!

Shortly before the end of the regular registration period, red dot is registering a boom in participation: By now, more products than during the whole regular period of the previous year have been entered. Beside a strengthening world economy Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, sees the reasons for the extensive commitment of manufacturers in an increased self-confidence of the product innovators. More


Thursday, 20 January 2011

young professionals: red dot sponsors 50 design talents

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the red dot award: product design 2011. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 180 creative professionals from almost 40 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. More


Tuesday, 4 January 2011

DMI cooperation

DMI cooperation The new year is off to a good start: All entrants to the red dot award: product design 2011 are given the opportunity to benefit from a recently initiated cooperation between red dot and the American Design Management Institute. You will receive an exclusive 50% discount on the membership fee for the internationally leading organisation for design management. More


Thursday, 23 December 2010

red dot: junior prize for "Typewriter"

For the nominees for the “red dot: junior prize” for fledgling designers, which comes with 10,000 euros prize-money, the competition remained full of suspense until the very last second, because the winner was not announced until the red dot gala. The promotional film “Typewriter” by Andreas Roth (Baden-Württemberg Film Academy, commissioned by the International Society for Human Rights) deals with the freedom of expression and impressed the jury with its forceful as well as depressing dramatic composition. More


Monday, 13 December 2010

New at the red dot design store: the international yearbook communication design 2010/2011!

For the first time, all winners and their creations will be presented in a two-volume work. The two volumes “Hot” and “Cool” show hot and hip communication design at the highest stage. Order the book now in our red dot design store! More


Sunday, 12 December 2010

A spectacular evening celebrating design excellence - the awards presentation of the “red dot award: communication design 2010”

The best in international communication design came together in the red dot design museum in Essen yesterday in order to honour the award-winners of this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and host of the evening, welcomed some 900 creative professionals and representatives from the media, business and culture to the awards presentation and the ensuing vernissage and red dot after show party. A special highlight was the appearance of a true creativity guru who has been providing the best entertainment for 50 years: Legendary TV host Frank Elstner honoured the “red dot: agency of the year”, BBDO Germany, with a laudatory speech and received great applause from the enthusiastic audience. More


Thursday, 2 December 2010

red dot dinner marks beginning of red dot design award 2011 in Asia

At the beginning of the call for entries period of the red dot: award product design 2011 in late November, red dot again visited Asia to hold the traditional red dot dinner – this year even in two different places. In Taiwan and Beijing Professor Dr. Peter Zec welcomed the nation’s most important companies to the red dot dinner where they could exchange ideas in inspiring conversations and discussions. The hosts, the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) and the Beijing Industrial Design Center (BIDC), were delighted because by now Taiwan and China rank among the up-and-coming nations in the red dot design award. And this year they will again attempt to successfully maintain their country’s position in the competition. More


Wednesday, 1 December 2010

red dot award: product design 2011 - register now to take advantage of the early bird discount!

red dot is now once again calling designers and companies from all over the world to register their products for the red dot design award. You can take advantage of this opportunity to measure yourself against the ‘who’s who’ of the most innovative and best companies in the world. Take advantage of the early bird discount by December 3, 2010! More


Friday, 26 November 2010

A Fireworks of Creativity - Singapore Celebrates red dot Winners

The award ceremony on 25 November 2010 in Singapore was the festive culmination of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot design museum Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the proud winners with a spectacular awards presentation in the presence of more than 400 international guests from the design industry. One of the evening’s highlights was the spectacular the collaborative performance of the Singaporean sound artist sonicbrat and the Spanish musician and sound engineer Santiago Latorre. More


Wednesday, 24 November 2010

red dot celebrates successful year of international involvement with exclusive exhibition in Hong Kong as culminating event

When the gates of the new Design School of the Hong Kong Design Institute open on 25 November 2010, a new chapter in the history of professional design promotion will begin in Hong Kong. All four formerly separate faculties will then be housed under the roof of the new building complex and offer students of the creative industries a wide range of trainings as well as optimal opportunities for professional development. One day after the big opening, red dot will hold a reception on 26 November 2010, where Hong Kong’s creative scene will come together in a relaxed atmosphere to exchange ideas and expertise as well as to make new and cultivate existing contacts. More