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 $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


Design Award news

Monday, 22 June 2009

red dot design yearbooks 2008/2009

The best designers, the most innovative products, the most interesting background information - order now the new red dot design yearbook! More


Tuesday, 16 June 2009

An interview with Carlos Hinrichsen

Carlos Hinrichsen is jury member of the red dot award: design concept 2009. From 1998 to 2003, the acting Icsid President was head of the DuocUC Design Center and has been an honorary member of the Chilean Association of Design Firms QVID since 2002. red dot reveals Carlos Hinrichsen's insights on the adjudication for red dot award: design concept 2009. More


Wednesday, 10 June 2009

The countdown is on for the red dot award: product design 2009 awards ceremony

On Monday, 29 June 2009, the winners of the red dot award: product design 2009 will be honoured at a festive ceremony in the Essen Aalto Theater by eminent representatives from design, business, and politics. Design lovers from all over the world have already announced their attendance at this impressive gala – and we would be delighted to welcome you, too, as our guest! More


Wednesday, 10 June 2009

red dot: design team of the year 2009

The ‘design team of the year’ award goes to Tupperware The most famous burp in design history and top product quality for over 60 years: Tupperware has been awarded the highest honorary distinction in the design world – the “red dot: design team of the year 2009”. Tupperware’s design team, lead by Vice President of Global Design, Susan Perkins, has consistently created best-in-class, innovative products which are showcased around the world. More


Thursday, 4 June 2009

Design as a solution

Alberto Villareal is a Mexico City-born industrial designer who is currently working as senior designer for LUNAR design in San Francisco. His recent clients include Nike, Hewlett Packard, SanDisk, Adidas, and LeapFrog. Alberto is also an active humanitarian. He is a member of Fundacion UNAM, which donates to educational programmes, and also volunteers in humanitarian projects for Project H Design and Engineers without Borders. More


Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Award winning concept phone pioneers next-generation Nanotech devices

Nokia is one of the global leaders in mobility, propelling the transformation and growth of the Internet and communications industries. Utilising revolutionary nanotechnology, Nokia went ahead and conceptualised Morph, a visionary conceptual mobile communication device. More


Friday, 15 May 2009

Exhibition opening in Shenzhen: "red dot meets creative asia"

The opening of the exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” on the occasion of the "5th International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF)" on 15 May in Shenzhen, China was a great success. Several hundred guests attended the opening ceremony at which Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid senator, also delivered a speech. More


Thursday, 7 May 2009

red dot on tour – creative asia

In the past ten years, Asia’s economic landscape has been subject to serious changes. Today, Asia is one of the most important centers of design worldwide. The exhibition “red dot meets creative asia” presents the enormous potential of Asian design to a wide audience. From 15 May until 18 May 2009, the exhibition at the “City of Design” Creative Industrial Estate, Central Park, in Shenzhen, shows a selection of awarded Asian products from the internationally renowned red dot design award. More


Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Register now for the red dot award: communication design 2009

Particularly in times of crisis, a coherent brand presence becomes a survival strategy and successful communication design one of the most important differentiating tools for surviving in the market. However, good achievement always requires international comparison: as of now, designers, advertising agencies, and clients from all around the world are invited to enter their works to the red dot award: communication design 2009! More


Sunday, 5 April 2009

red dot award: design concept 2009 - benefit from the Early Bird Discount by 15 April!

Seize the last chance: the Early Bird registration period ends on 15 April. Register now for the red dot award: design concept 2009 and profit from the Early Bird Discount! More