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


Design Award news

Thursday, 2 December 2010

red dot dinner marks beginning of red dot design award 2011 in Asia

At the beginning of the call for entries period of the red dot: award product design 2011 in late November, red dot again visited Asia to hold the traditional red dot dinner – this year even in two different places. In Taiwan and Beijing Professor Dr. Peter Zec welcomed the nation’s most important companies to the red dot dinner where they could exchange ideas in inspiring conversations and discussions. The hosts, the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) and the Beijing Industrial Design Center (BIDC), were delighted because by now Taiwan and China rank among the up-and-coming nations in the red dot design award. And this year they will again attempt to successfully maintain their country’s position in the competition. More


Wednesday, 1 December 2010

red dot award: product design 2011 - register now to take advantage of the early bird discount!

red dot is now once again calling designers and companies from all over the world to register their products for the red dot design award. You can take advantage of this opportunity to measure yourself against the ‘who’s who’ of the most innovative and best companies in the world. Take advantage of the early bird discount by December 3, 2010! More


Friday, 26 November 2010

A Fireworks of Creativity - Singapore Celebrates red dot Winners

The award ceremony on 25 November 2010 in Singapore was the festive culmination of this year’s red dot award: design concept. In the impressive atmosphere of the red dot design museum Singapore’s creative scene celebrated the proud winners with a spectacular awards presentation in the presence of more than 400 international guests from the design industry. One of the evening’s highlights was the spectacular the collaborative performance of the Singaporean sound artist sonicbrat and the Spanish musician and sound engineer Santiago Latorre. More


Wednesday, 24 November 2010

red dot celebrates successful year of international involvement with exclusive exhibition in Hong Kong as culminating event

When the gates of the new Design School of the Hong Kong Design Institute open on 25 November 2010, a new chapter in the history of professional design promotion will begin in Hong Kong. All four formerly separate faculties will then be housed under the roof of the new building complex and offer students of the creative industries a wide range of trainings as well as optimal opportunities for professional development. One day after the big opening, red dot will hold a reception on 26 November 2010, where Hong Kong’s creative scene will come together in a relaxed atmosphere to exchange ideas and expertise as well as to make new and cultivate existing contacts. More


Monday, 22 November 2010

red dot young professionals - lottery of free registrations for the red dot award: product design on 13 December 2010

This year again we would like to provide special support for young creative talent. We will give away up to 50 free registrations for the “red dot award: product design 2011” to up-and-coming designers. More


Monday, 22 November 2010

“red dot award: product design 2011” now open for entries

The “red dot award: product design” is entering a new round! As of now, designers and entrepreneurs from all around the world are again invited to enter their products to the red dot design award and face the demanding international comparison. In the 18 categories the competition now consists of, the jury made up of international design experts assesses the submitted products in direct comparison on site and awards a prize to the best design achievements. Take advantage of this opportunity, prove your entrepreneurial spirit, and face the worldwide competition! More


Friday, 19 November 2010

Book your exclusive ticket to the red dot after show party 2010!

The highlight of this year’s “red dot award: communication design” is drawing closer: on 8 December 2010, the winners of this year’s red dot award: communication design will be celebrated by the international design scene at the red dot design museum. The most spectacular newcomers, the best designers of international communication design, and guests from media, business and culture will come together to experience a very special evening. More


Friday, 19 November 2010

Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

This week: glossy articles with substance – Magazines & Daily Press The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up. For the next six weeks, we will introduce you to the nominees in a different category every week. More


Thursday, 11 November 2010

Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

This week: in noticeably good shape – posters The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up. More


Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Obituary: Dr. Milton Tan deceased

The design world is mourning for Dr. Milton Tan. The promoter of design and associate professor for architecture at the National University of Singapore died on 8 November 2010 in Singapore. The international design world grieves the death of Milton Tan, the loss of an extraordinary promoter of design and a great personality. More