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, 21 December 2006

World Design Capital 2010 Competition Launched

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced today on behalf of the International Design Alliance (IDA) the opening of the World Design Capital® (WDC) 2010 competition - a biennial international event created to showcase cities in recognition of their design excellences their focus on design as a driving force for economic, social and cultural development. More »


Wednesday, 20 December 2006

Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum extended

The Plagiarius exhibition in the red dot design museum has been extended to 25 February 2007. This exhibition is part of the annually awarded negative prize “Plagiarius,” which was created by Professor Rido Busse in 1977 and presents originals and counterfeits of well-known products which have received the ‘Plagiarius.’ More »


Friday, 8 December 2006

The awards presentation of the red dot award: communication design 2006 -- international meeting of the creative industry

It was a worthy highlight and end of this year’s red dot award: communication design -- the festive awards ceremony on Friday 8 December 2006 in the Essen Philharmonic Concert Hall, which was attended by some 800 guests from eight nations to celebrate the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design. The tension with regards to the honorary prizes for the best works of each category, however, kept mounting during the ceremony, because the winners were not announced until the very end of the awards presentation. More »


Friday, 8 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - 2D3D

The “Seasons 06” organizer was designed as a gift for the customers of the Dutch graphic design company 2d3d and its outstanding design impressed the jury of this year`s red dot award: communication design. For his great work, Tiemen Harder, designer at 2D3D, received a red dot: best of the best. With this award, he is also nominated for the red dot: grand prix. In an interview, Tiemen Harder spoke to us about his work. More »


Friday, 8 December 2006

Juror portrait and interview with Don Ryun Chang

The designer Don Ryun Chang is a member of the international expert jury of the red dot award: communiaction design 2006. Don Ryun Chang answered the interview questions of red dot with the same passion that he had about the judgement. More »


Friday, 8 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix - Atelier Markgraph

The spectacular media installation „KUNST|RAD“ (ART|WHEEL) has convinced the experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. It awarded the designers Roland Lambrette and Stefan Weil the red dot: best of the best for their outstanding performance and nominated them for the honorary award of the red dot: grand prix. In an interview we spoke with both designers about their award and the economic importance of design. More »


Thursday, 7 December 2006

Nominated for the red dot: grand prix: ZUM KUCKUCK

For the excellent concept and design of the on-line appearance of Reisenthel, the designers Alexander Dees, Werner Goldbach, Matthias Persch, and Daniel Rothaug of ZUM KUCKUCK received the red dot: best of the best. Therefore they are also nominated for the red dot: grand prix. More »


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 »