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

Monday, 9 July 2007

CONNECTING’07 World Design Congress - Connecting to People and to Ideas

„Physical, Virtual and Cultural Connections” – that’s the exciting topic of the upcoming Icsid/IDSA CONNECTING’07 World Design Congress, which will take place from 17 until 20 October 2007 in San Francisco. The congress will offer designers from all over the world an international platform for personal contacts, discussion of problems, and future cooperation. More


Monday, 25 June 2007

Chris Bangle and the Design Team BMW Group are design team of the year

The design team of the year award this year went to Chris Bangle and his design team from BMW Group. This highest distinction of the renowned red dot design awards was thereby conferred to the design department of a German company. More


Monday, 25 June 2007

Creativity par excellence

The design industry looks back at a great event: The awards ceremony of the red dot award: product design 2007 on 25 June 2007 was attended by more than 1000 design experts, politicians, economists, and culture lovers, who congregated from all over the world to honour this year’s laureates in a festive setting in the Essen Aalto Theater. The Late Night Party in the red dot design museum then brought the event to a successful close. More


Friday, 22 June 2007

Star chef Frank Rosin prepares the “Winners’ Dinner” – a feast for all the senses

Approximately 400 invited guests, winners of the red dot design award along with their guests, as well as guests of honour from business, politics and the media can look forward to a dinner extraordinaire on 25 June. One of Germany’s most interesting chefs, star chef Frank Rosin and his crew, will ensure an unforgettable evening of sheer indulgence. More


Thursday, 21 June 2007

The countdown is on for the red dot award: product design 2007 awards ceremony

The design world is currently zooming in on the city of Essen and its red dot design museum. This Monday 25, June 2007, the winners of the red dot award: product design 2007 will be honoured at a festive ceremony in the Essen Aalto Theater by eminent representatives from design, business, and politics. Design lovers from 29 countries have already announced their attendance. More


Wednesday, 20 June 2007

The Design Management Europe Award Launch in Eindhoven

On 7 June 2007 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, the organizers of the DME Award hosted the official start of the project and the design management competition for micro, small, medium and large companies. More


Tuesday, 19 June 2007

Martha Trojnarski and Sergej Haas Photograph Cover of red dot design yearbook 2007

Every year, red dot gives creative young photographers the chance to feature one of the award-winning products of the red dot award: product design as a “Design Feature of the Year” on the cover of the red dot yearbook. This year’s Design Feature 2007 was created by Martha Trojnarski and Sergej Haas, two communication design students from the Bergische Universität Wuppertal. More


Friday, 8 June 2007

Order now: red dot design yearbook 2007/2008!

Good is not good enough: The best of international product design, presented in the current edition of the ‘red dot design yearbook 2007/2008’ Despite the challenge posed by global competition there are winners in every industry: Companies which are successful internationally and which manage to maintain their position as global players. But what do these companies do differently? More


Tuesday, 5 June 2007

red dot award: product design 2007 – awards ceremony greatly anticipated

The countdown is on for the festive awards ceremony of the red dot award: product design 2007 this June 25. Honouring the creativity and success of this year's laureates, the celebration will also allow for inspiring encounters among international guests from design, culture, business, and politics. We invite you to participate at this great event! More


Tuesday, 5 June 2007

Porsche Design presents its first mobile in the red dot design museum

Once more, the red dot design museum was the presentation venue for an exciting new product: Yesterday, Porsche Design Group and the French Sagem Communication (Safran Group) presented the first Porsche Design mobile phone P’9521. In May 2006, both companies signed a licence agreement and the result of this cooperation is very impressing: The Porsche mobile phone unites a puristic design made of high-quality, natural materials such as aluminium and mineral glass with an innovative technology. More