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 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


News

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Peter Schreyer appointed first non-Korean President of Kia Motors Corporation

Celebrated red dot winner, former head of design at Audi and VW as well as Kia's chief designer – and now President of Kia Motors Corporation: the various stages of Peter Schreyer emphasise his distinctive design profile and the ability to provide an important impulse for the changing of a brand’s image. New ideas instead of eternal variation of the same thing – that is what drives a man like Schreyer and makes him so successful. More


Tuesday, 15 January 2013

In memory of communication designer and red dot juror Guy Schockaert

The world of design has lost one of its most outstanding typographers and graphic designers. Guy Schockaert passed away on 11 January 2013 and leaves a gap that he once filled with more than 40 years of professional work for industrial and cultural institutions. Due to his extensive expertise, he has been a juror of the “red dot award: communication design” for several times and evaluated all works submitted fair and with an expert’s eye. More


Monday, 14 January 2013

Call for entries - interzum award: intelligent material & design 2013

The exhibitors at "interzum cologne 2013” are now invited to submit their current products to an international comparison. The “interzum award: intelligent material & design” is awarded to the best designs in the supplier industry by an independent jury of experts. More


Thursday, 10 January 2013

125 years Made in Germany (part 5) - these are the brands!

Until 4 March 2013, the exhibition “German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation” narrates the success story of German design and describes it by numerous exhibits. In cooperation with the Neue Sammlung - The International Design Museum Munich, the exhibition in Hong Kong presents selected winning works of the red dot design award, but also iconic products which have become “German Design Standards”. In the fifth part of this series, further masters of German design will be presented. More


Thursday, 10 January 2013

Council of German Industrial Designers appoints Stefan Eckstein as new president

At the general meeting of the Verband Deutscher Industrie Designer (Council of German Industrial Designers) Stefan Eckstein has been elected new president. He accepts the office of Susanne Lengyel. Being the founder of Eckstein Design, Stefan Eckstein has a lot of expertise in the field of industrial design which he regularly proves in international competitions. More


Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Create. Furnish. Live. - imm cologne 2013 starts on 14 January 2013

What interior design trends will dominate 2013? The imm cologne, where the most innovative furniture trends of the industry from 14 to 20 January 2013 will be presented, is one highlight of the new design year. Right at the beginning, the international furnishing show offers a comprehensive overview of the latest collections of furniture design. More


Tuesday, 8 January 2013

In serious pursuit of day dreams - the search for the best visions, prototypes and concepts of 2013 begins

The “red dot award: design concept 2013” has started and design teams, designers, inventors, students, teachers, research institutes, design departments, architects, engineers and anyone with a great design are called on to participate in the competition. More


Monday, 7 January 2013

red dot remembers Claudio Salocchi

Italian architect and product designer Claudio Salocchi passed away at the age of 78. Salocchi has been a juror at the "red dot award: product design" in 2004 and 2006 and incorporated his expertise into the fields of jewellery, fashion, accessories, textile design and new materials. More


Friday, 4 January 2013

"Design on stage" in Basel for the 3rd time

In close cooperation with the Basel School of Design and the Academy of Art and Design FHNW, red dot will be presenting an exhibition of outstanding communication design in Basel, Switzerland, from 15 January to 2 February 2013. This exhibition of the 2012/2013 entries is an impressive demonstration of just how complex and varied the expectations of modern communication design have become. More


Thursday, 3 January 2013

125 years Made in Germany (part 4) - these are the brands!

Until 4 March 2013, the exhibition “German Design Standards - From Bauhaus to Globalisation” narrates the success story of German design and describes it by numerous exhibits. In cooperation with the Neue Sammlung - The International Design Museum Munich, the exhibition in Hong Kong presents selected winning works of the red dot design award, but also iconic products which have become “German Design Standards”. In the fourth part of this series, further masters of German design will be presented. More