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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Friday, 13 April 2012

Better than its reputation: Benefit from the early bird discount on Friday the 13th!

Fatal day? Many fear the current symbolic date. However, red dot shows that this day is better than its reputation. Friday the 13th can’t bring bad luck since established designers as well as emerging new talents from all over the world have the chance to benefit from the early bird discount of the “red dot award: communication design 2012” until today 11:59 pm (local time). More


Thursday, 12 April 2012

“Annual Reports”: Effective concepts and innovative implementation

Annual Reports give companies a face and thus, seemingly boring annual reports can turn into exciting business stories. This proves the agency häfelinger + wagner design, which integrated the company figures of the ThyssenKrupp AG in an inventive layout. This achievement was honoured by the jury of experts of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” with a red dot. Those who want to convince in this year’s competition, can benefit from the early bird discount until 13 April. More


Wednesday, 11 April 2012

red dot award: design concept - The jury’s criteria

Now, as the end of the standard submission period draws near to the close, the red dot jury panel is eagerly awaiting to preview the latest collection of futuristic and innovative design ideas that could revolutionise our way of life. More


Wednesday, 11 April 2012

red dot award: communication design - Jury interview with Rainer Hirt

What do you watch out for while evaluating a work?
While evaluating a work, functional quality aspects as well as the multi-sensory significance play an important role for me. More


Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Minimalistic, humorous or vividly coloured: “Posters”

Poster design is one of the supreme disciplines in the world of design – the virtuosic play with letters and the signaling effect of imagery pose a challenge with each new design. The “Münchener Kammerorchester” (MKO) accepted it and was honoured by the jury with a red dot for its poster design for the “Season 2010/11”. Whether outdoor, large-scale posters or advertising pillars – creative designers who want to convince with their achievements should submit their works to the “red dot award: communication design 2012”. More


Thursday, 5 April 2012

red dot award: communication design – "Corporate Design"

A company’s corporate design encompasses all visually perceptible elements – from the key visuals to holistic approaches. Innovative corporate design, just like the one of "Alex Poulsen Arkitekter", conveys the central aspects of entrepreneurial activities in a memorable form. The reward: The jury awarded the new corporate identity of the Danish architectural studio the ”red dot: grand prix”. Jean Jacques Schaffner from Switzerland - juror in the “red dot award: communication design 2011” - explains why this achievement stood out so clearly and was honoured the highest individual award in the competition. More


Wednesday, 4 April 2012

red dot award: design concept - Reward and honour for the pursuit of design excellence

Every year at the “red dot award: design concept”, thousands of concepts are received and put to the highest examination before the panel of the highly respected jury members. This pursuit of design excellence by companies, design studios and universities from all over the world is a crucial drive for continual improvements and breakthroughs in the design industry. More


Wednesday, 4 April 2012

red dot award: communication design – "TV, Films and Cinema"

Whether channel brandings, TV commercials, on-air-design or internet films: Works that convince in the category ”TV, Films and Cinema“, visualise issues from unusual perspectives and astonish with their messages. In 2011, the European cultural channel “Arte” impressed the red dot jury with the dynamism, creativity and originality of its image film “ARTE EN MOUVEMENT“. Who wants to be among this year’s lucky winners, should submit his creative achievements to the “red dot award: communication design 2012” and compete with the international design elite. More


Tuesday, 3 April 2012

red dot award: communication design 2012 – benefit from the early bird discount until 13 April!

By the end of March 2012, the “red dot award: communication design” entered the next round – and with it original and visionary works. Designers, clients and agencies who would like to take advantage of a discounted registration should keep this date in mind: 13 April 2012. On this day, the early bird registration period of this year’s “red dot award: communication design” ends! Those who have the courage to submit their logos, PR campaigns and advertising efforts to the 2011 competition will give their creative achievements in the hands of an internationally renowned jury that rewards only the best works with a red dot. More


Monday, 2 April 2012

red dot award: communication design 2012 - brand new: "Mobile & Apps" and "Social Media"

Standstill? Not at the “red dot award: communication design”! In 2012, the international red dot jury will assess creative achievements in 21 categories. The new ones, "Mobile & Apps" and "Social Media", reflect the advancing process of digitalisation. In addition to traditional communication design from areas such as "Editorial" and "Advertising", digital design achievements in particular promise a high degree of innovation potential. More