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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Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Gyrocopter "Cavalon" takes off in the red dot design museum

In a spectacular way, the preparations for the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013” started: The ultralight gyrocopter “Cavalon” by the German company AutoGyro GmbH from Hildesheim, which won over the jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012” with its outstanding design, has been lifted high into the air by industrial climbers. More


Friday, 1 June 2012

red dot juror Hideshi Hamaguchi talks about idea creation

Providing interesting insights into a designer’s creative process of developing ideas, Hideshi Hamaguchi inspired the audience of the TEDx Talk in Portland. In his clear and entertaining lecture, he described how to use visual models and frameworks during the brainstorming process to generate innovative concepts and strategies, out of which solutions towards business challenges are garnered in a creative and effective way. More


Thursday, 31 May 2012

Registration has ended. Jury is waiting!

Designer, agencies as well as companies that invest in convincing campaigns: All of them have been invited to score points with their creative works at the “red dot award: communication design 2012” until 25 May 2012. The jury of experts is already looking forward to assessing the works submitted by the most creative minds in the industry. On 24 October 2012, the best among them will duly be celebrated in the German capital within the red dot gala at the “Konzerthaus Berlin“. More


Wednesday, 30 May 2012

red dot award: design concept winner’s interview series

The Snug Chair, a design inspired by the shape and aesthetic of the beanbag, won Australia-based designer, Dennis Abalos the “red dot” at last year’s “red dot award: design concept”. The designer shares with us his collaboration with Feel Good Designs, who helped to realise his concept into a commercial product. More


Friday, 25 May 2012

"red dot award: communication design 2012" - Final application day

Last Chance: Only until today, it is possible to register the latest creative achievements for one of the internationally most renowned design competitions. A great opportunity to face the jury of experts and to show the public that your ideas belong to the best in the industry. Whether this courage will be rewarded or not, will be shown in a few weeks, when the decisions of those being honoured in the “red dot award: communication design 2012” will have been made. Better hurry up now! More


Thursday, 24 May 2012

The jury of the "red dot award: communication design 2012" is set!

The registration of posters, annual reports, video games, websites and further works of this industry for one of the most renowned international design competitions is only possible until 25 May 2012. Over the last few weeks, the jury members of this year's ”red dot award: communication design” were introduced at this site. With their expert’s view, they will discuss and assess the design achievements submitted. The jury is now ready and looking forward to groundbreaking creations from all around the world. More


Wednesday, 23 May 2012

The "red dot award: communication design" celebrates its laureates in Berlin again!

In 2011, red dot celebrated its first award ceremony of its more than 50 years of history in the German capital: International leaders from the fields of business, media and design followed the red dot gala at the “Konzerthaus Berlin“, which was filled to capacity, and were impressed by the outstanding quality of design. More


Wednesday, 23 May 2012

red dot award: design concept winner’s interview series

Designed by young designer Shi Xiaoxi, the “X-Plus” was a winner at last year`s “red dot award: design concept”. It has been exhibited at SaloneSatellite 2012 of the “Salone Internazionale Del Mobile” and will be exhibited at the ICFF in New York at the end of May. Xiaoxi shares with us what it takes to realise his design into a commercial product and the challenges of self-manufacturing. More


Tuesday, 22 May 2012

21 Categories: Inspiring Creativity

This year, the “red dot award: communication design” honours outstanding designs in 21 categories. From Games & Electronic art and Corporate Films to E-Commerce Design or Magazines & Daily Press – there are no boundaries for creativity. In addition to traditional categories such as Typography, there are two new in this year: Mobile & Apps as well as Social Media. More


Monday, 21 May 2012

Latecomers period ends soon: cutting edge works to be submitted now!

There are only five days left for the creative minds of communication design to submit their works to the most renowned design competitions of the world: On 25 May 2012, the Latecomers registration period for the “red dot award: communication design 2012” ends! More