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, 4 December 2008

A designer party with an international feel – the award ceremony for the ‘red dot award: communication design 2008’

With a design agency of the year, a red dot cinema and more guests than ever before, there were lots of new developments at this year’s award ceremony for the ‘red dot award: communication design’. The entire evening inspired and impressed around 800 creative artists from the design industry. One of the special highlights of the evening was the presentation of the ‘red dot: design agency of the year’ title to Strichpunkt, which was present on stage to receive its prize, the ‘Stylus’ challenge cup. Everything exciting about the award ceremony and the winners of the red dot award: communication design 2008 you can find here in our big award ceremony special! More »


Monday, 1 December 2008

Register now for the red dot award: product design 2009!

Designers and companies from all over the world are now once again invited to register their products for the red dot design award, the leading and largest international design competition. Take the chance and register now online at www.red-dot.de/registration! More »


Monday, 1 December 2008

Volunteers wanted for the adjudication phase of the red dot award: product design!

As of now, interested design students will have the opportunity to take an exciting and eventful look behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious international design competitions. For the adjudication of the red dot award: product design 2009, red dot is looking for four volunteers who will support the project organisation team from 19 January to 13 March 2009. Young and committed students can apply now. More »


Friday, 28 November 2008

Singapore celebrates red dot winners

On Friday 28 November 2008, Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the winners of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot design museum in Singapore the proud winners were honoured in 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 performance of musician Timothy O’Dwyer, who created two spectacular pieces especially for the awards presentation. More »


Thursday, 27 November 2008

red dot goes Dubai – special exhibition and red dot reception

With 80 products from 19 countries, red dot will be present from December 3 to 7, 2008 at the exhibition ‘Design on stage – Index presents red dot winners’ at ‘Index 2008’, the world’s largest interior design trade fair in the Middle East and Asia. Over 30,000 visitors from all over the world are expected to attend the fair, and the “red dot” winners in the exhibition will be showcased over a four-day period. More »


Thursday, 20 November 2008

red dot award: communication design 2008 – red dot gala on 3 December at the red dot design museum

The big day is approaching: on 3 December 2008, the international communication design industry will meet to celebrate the award ceremony of the "red dot award: communication design 2008" in the red dot design museum. More »


Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Register now for the red dot award: product design 2009!

Designers and companies from all over the world are now once again invited to register their products for the red dot design award. The coveted trophy is the red dot, the seal for design quality. Register now online at www.red-dot.de/registration before December 5, 2008 and profit from our Early Bird rebate. Registrations close on January 23, 2009. This year, the Australian „Curve” magazine will be the international media partner of the red dot design award. More »


Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Another large order in Dubai for red dot winner Poggenpohl

For the kitchen company Poggenpohl, the Arabian Gulf region is developing into an increasingly important market in terms of sales. The multiple red dot winning company has now been awarded another large contract, this time to equip over 1,600 kitchens in the “Jumeirah Golf Estates” luxury residences. The exclusive villas, town houses and apartments will be ready for occupancy in 2011. The kitchens for the luxury residences will be designed by Poggenpohl in close cooperation with the English star cook Jamie Oliver. More »


Monday, 10 November 2008

Top-class creativity – red dot launches a new prize for the design agency of the year

Annual reports are becoming a product with which to showcase corporate brands, and creativity is breaking down the rationality of business and breaking through boundaries – even using animal organs if necessary. Thinking laterally, treading new ground and setting trends: the Stuttgart agency Strichpunkt has written design history in becoming the world’s first ‘red dot: design agency of the year’. More »


Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Orgatec 2008 trend report: round corners

By August of this year, sales in the office furniture industry had climbed by 10.8%, with the industry outlook continuing to be positive for the coming year. This is another good reason to cast a glance at the new product innovations presented by around 700 companies from 39 countries at this year’s Orgatec, the world’s leading trade fair for office furniture. We attended the trade fair for you, and would like to present the most interesting design trends from Orgatec 2008 in this red dot trend report. More »