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


News

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Start of call for entries for the red dot award: communication design 2011

Just accordingly, designers, marketing agencies and clients of the communications industry are invited to score points with their published creative works before an international committee: Registration for the red dot award: communication design 2011 will be possible by 17 June 2011 at http://en.red-dot.org/communication-design. More


Monday, 18 April 2011

Basel and the value of design

After last year’s splendid premiere the showcase of the “red dot award: communication design” is now again making a stopover in Basel. Until 27 April 2011 red dot will be showing the exhibition “Design Value – Design Values. red dot presents awarded communication design 2010/2011” in The Basel School of Design on the Lyss. More


Monday, 18 April 2011

red dot award: design concept 2011: Register for pre-judging now

There is less than 1 month left for you to register for the pre-judging of the red dot award: design concept 2011. The opportunity to submit your works in German, Mandarin or Korean will be coming to an end soon. Submit before 13 May to avoid late registration fees! More


Thursday, 31 March 2011

“folded sun”: Signed Poster Edition for Japan

Communication design may release new aesthetic impulses, give food for thought – and sometimes it may help to relieve stress. red dot takes up this basic idea by selling the Japan poster “folded sun”, which has been designed by Remo Caminada, a Swiss communication designer and red dot juror, in order to help disaster victims with the proceeds. More


Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Support Design: Mobile Tail by Park Sangwoo & Park Jongwon, red dot award: design concept winners

Mobile Tail is a support stand for mobile devices, last year, it won a red dot: best of the best at the red dot award: design concept. When the mobile accessory started selling at the design museum shop, we decided to catch up with the two designers. Park Sangwoo is a chief designer at Studio O_O Korea and Park Jongwon is an industrial designer based in Seoul. More


Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Product designers face up to the toughest choice of the year: red dot design award honours international excellence

In the field of product design there are many rankings; but now, the results of the probably toughest design contest are on hand: The jury sessions of the “red dot award: product design 2011” have ended. Since today it is known who was able to stand up to the top international comparison and which companies are allowed to adorn their innovations with the renowned “red dot” – and whose products will be presented as exhibits in the red dot design museum as of 5 July 2011. More


Monday, 14 March 2011

Inspiration and Insight jury interview series: red dot award: design concept 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway and pre-judging will begin in just over 2 months. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative, innovative yet feasible ideas and prototypes. Get an insight into the jury, what makes them tick and why they do what they do. More


Thursday, 10 March 2011

red dot award: design concept 2011

The reasons why: a video interview with Prof. Dr. Peter Zec As this year’s design concept award is underway, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec answers some questions about the current contest and tells us the story of the award so far. More


Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Early submission discounts ending in 1 week

28 February, keep this date in mind for the close of the early submission period of the red dot award: design concept 2011. You have 1 week left to take advantage of the early submission discounts. More


Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Master Lecture Series in Hong Kong: Lecture by Professor Dr. Zec on success strategies

How can design increase a company’s value? What can we learn from the best design teams and global market leaders? red dot President Prof. Dr. Peter Zec will speak on these issues on 14 Feb., 2011 at the Hong Kong Design Institute. Using different companies as examples, the value of design as a strategic business tool for economic growth will be highlighted in this lecture. More