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


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Thursday, 30 August 2012

Curve goes iPad

Each quarter Curve covers the latest trends and developments in industrial and product design. For ten years the Australian magazine was only available as a print subscription. That is about to change with a brand-new iPad app. More


Thursday, 30 August 2012

125 years "Made in Germany": red dot presents German design in Hong Kong

“Made in Germany” is not only a designation of origin, but even more a quality seal which became a symbol for high-class engineers’ work and quality products. In 2012 it celebrates its birthday: 125 years ago, the mark of goods was introduced. Consumers appreciate it as a proof of very high product quality today – although it was initiated to preserve British consumers from “inferior” products and copies from Germany at that time. More


Tuesday, 28 August 2012

red dot: best of the best - the most outstanding communication designs of the year

In 2012, designers, companies and young professionals from 43 nations submitted a total of 6,823 works and took their chance to receive one of the coveted distinctions of the “red dot award: communication design”. Those who wanted to convince the jury of international experts, succeeded with aesthetic designs, original concepts and expressive pictures. More


Monday, 27 August 2012

Awards ceremony of the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013”

Just in time for the 51st CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF, the proud laureates of this year’s “caravaning design award” were honoured on 25 August 2012. In addition, it was also announced who was able to convince in the course of an online voting and was thus awarded the newly introduced public prize for its designs. More


Monday, 27 August 2012

red dot gala 2012: Who will secure the honorary title “red dot: agency of the year”?

On 24 October 2012, all winners within the “red dot award: communication design 2012” will be honoured for their outstanding creations in one of the world’s most renowned design competitions in the Konzerthaus Berlin. And the excitement continues: Which agency convinced the world of communication design with its above-average design performances this year? And the deserved reward? An internationally renowned title and the “Stylus” challenge cup – both will be awarded to the best agency of the year during the festive red dot gala 2012. More


Friday, 24 August 2012

Good product design needs sophisticated communication

Those who want to score with smart design should focus on progressive product forms and innovative communicational works. Good product design, which proves quality and diversity, should be spread to the public – via TV commercials, appealing websites or outstanding typographies and covers. These creative campaigns are honoured within the “red dot award: communication design” – especially the “red dot: client of the year” will be celebrated for its trust in high communication design quality. More


Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Discover your world: The CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF presents current product novelties and trends for holidays in nature

On 25 August 2012, it’s that time again: The CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF opens its doors. In the course of the 51st edition of the fair for motorhomes and caravans, 570 international exhibitors allure with this season’s trends and current product novelties. From small caravans and compact motorhomes for two persons to family vehicles and luxury campers – the manufacturers of the industry will present about 1,800 vehicles. More


Thursday, 16 August 2012

gamescom: Celebrate the games 2012

Until 19 August 2012 the gamescom in Cologne invites everyone to “celebrate the games” and to discover the latest trends in interactive entertainment. The world’s biggest fair for computer- and video games is held for the fourth time – this year on 140,000 square metres, an increase of 15 per cent, compared with a last year. The public can look forward to a broad range of computer-, console-, online- and browser games, as well as mobile and social games from well-known publishers. More


Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Great interest in upcoming red dot exhibition in Xiamen

The China International Design Business Week (CIDBW) in Xiamen is the first international high-standard design exhibition held in the economic zone on the west coast of the Taiwan Strait. The expectations and thus the interest in the event are very high as the press conference of “China International Design Business Week - red dot in Xiamen” – which was held Beijing in the afternoon of 8 August 2012 – impressively showed. More


Wednesday, 15 August 2012

DME Award 2012: Enter now!

Outstanding design is a rare commodity and one of Europe’s greatest resources. Innovative and successful businesses use it to set themselves apart from competitors. The greatest challenge, though, does not lie within a single design. It is about management that integrates design in their business for commercial success. More