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, 15 May 2012

“Online Communication”: Eclectic and surprising.

The relaunch of the weekly architectural magazine Bauwelt’s website strikingly interlinks the print version with the online world. The editorial team presents its knowledge online on a wide space using new formats: On Tuesdays, for example, online videos, photo galleries, dossiers and debates regarding the content in Friday’s print edition are put online. More


Monday, 14 May 2012

caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013: The public gets to vote!

The exhibitors of the 51st CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF are invited to face international comparison with their current products. The “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013” honours the best designs of the motorhome and caravaning industry. For the first time, the public also gets to vote this year. More


Monday, 14 May 2012

"Corporate Films": Close to the customer

The music and entertainment channel VIVA has repositioned itself as a gender-neutral entertainment brand for both younger and older target audiences. Instead of generating artificial worlds, the concept of the “Corporate Film” is oriented to presenting real-life environments. More


Friday, 11 May 2012

interlübke housing study 2012

How do Germans reside? An interesting question both for designers and furniture manufacturers. interlübke, the long-established company from Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany, thought so, too, and ordered an independent opinion poll for their 75th anniversary. More


Friday, 11 May 2012

The jury of the "red dot award: communication design 2012", part 2

Only until 25 May 2012 designers, agencies or design offices have the chance to participate with their creative works at the “red dod award: communication design 2012”. At this site, the jury panel of this year’s competition – which will discuss and evaluate the submitted design achievements with expert knowledge – will be introduced gradually. More


Thursday, 10 May 2012

international yearbook communication design – for eternity.

The “international yearbook communication design“ is well established as a standard work of contemporary design. It documents outstanding creative works from all around the globe and illustrates the major trends in this complex industry in two volumes. Most importantly, though, does it offer an overview of all the works that have been honoured with a red dot in the respective year, creating a special kind of attention for the awarded submissions. More


Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Topping the red dot design ranking: Emami Design

In the recently released red dot design ranking for design concepts, German industrial design company Emami Design emerged top of the list for companies. Emami Design’s outstanding flair in design and innovation was showcased in their six red dot awards and a “red dot: best of the best” at the “red dot award: design concept”. In last year’s competition, the company swept up four red dots with “Loopo”, “Art Detector”, “Handycan” and “Digipipe concepts”. More


Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The jury of the "red dot award: communication design 2012", part 1

Only until 25 May 2012 designers, agencies or design offices have the chance to participate with their creative works at the “red dod award: communication design 2012”. At this site, the jury panel of this year’s competition – which will discuss and evaluate the submitted design achievements with expert knowledge – will be introduced gradually. More


Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Insights into the world of red dot
By the initiator and CEO, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec

Which qualities must a creative achievement fulfil in order to be awarded the red dot? And how is the setup of the jury which comes together to evaluate each work individually with a keen eye? Who could answer such questions better than Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot? Until 25 May 2012, he gradually provides fascinating insights into the world of excellent communication design on the competition’s website in nine thematic blocks. More


Monday, 7 May 2012

Register now for the “red dot award: communication design 2012”

The regular registration period for annual reports, games, websites, apps and other creative achievements for the “red dot award: communication design 2012” ends in a few days. Only until 25 May 2012, “Latecomers” can submit their examples for outstanding designs. This is the last chance to enter the competition in its hot phase and be awarded with the worldwide recognised seal for outstanding design, the red dot. Asked for are the latest trends in social media, advertising, games, corporate films or interface design. The winning works are considered as quality standards for good communication design in the industry. Do not miss the chance to become a part of this competition! More