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, 7 August 2008

Trend report from the red dot award: communication design 2008

Conspicuously inconspicuous is the motto in the category Corporate Design. The designers manage to capture the gist of a brand in subtle yet concise ways and to convey the contents creatively and originally. The company philosophy is communicated on different levels; identification with the brand is omnipresent. More


Monday, 4 August 2008

Results of the red dot award: communication design 2008

Design plays increasingly important role in advertising The results of the red dot award: communication design 2008 have been finalised. In the competition, which is one of the most important and largest design competitions worldwide, the international jury of experts had to sift and assess a deluge of in total roughly 6,000 submitted works from 39 countries. More


Friday, 25 July 2008

red dot communication design yearbook selected for international book cover exhibition

The 2006/2007 red dot communication design yearbook, edited by design expert Professor Dr. Peter Zec, has been selected by the Portuguese Serralves Foundation for the “Gateways” exhibition in Porto, Portugal. “Gateways” is an international exhibition of contemporary book covers, for which books from the four corners of the globe can be submitted. More


Monday, 14 July 2008

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research in Wales is looking for a Professor of Product Design

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research (PDR) at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) is a UK leader of research in the field of product design and development. PDR is now looking to build on their success by recruiting a highly experienced researcher who is capable of making a substantial contribution to one or more of PDR’s research teams. More


Tuesday, 8 July 2008

red dot goes Dubai

red dot increases its involvement in the Arab world with a new promising cooperation: as a strategic partner of dmg world media, one of the largest international trade fair organisers and publishing companies, red dot will for the first time present itself with its own large exhibition at the interior design trade fair “Index” in Dubai this coming December. More


Friday, 4 July 2008

Last

Seize this last chance to enter the red dot award: design concept 2008. The registration period for latecomers ends 18 July! Wanted are the best innovations and boldest design ideas of the year – design concepts, which have the potential to improve our future. More


Friday, 27 June 2008

2nd German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design 2008

On 24 June 2008, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, together with the Seoul Design Center, hosted the second German-Korean Cooperation Forum on Design at the red dot design museum. Interested designers and  entrepreneurs used the chance to establish interesting contacts and exchange views with a delegation from Korea. The main topic was “Life Science Design”, an increasingly relevant and important field in both Germany and Korea due to similar demographic developments in both industrial nations. More


Tuesday, 24 June 2008

red dot award: product design 2008 - Creative industry celebrates new design awareness

On the occasion of the red dot award: product design 2008 over 1,000 designers, culture enthusiasts, politicians and business specialists from all over the globe came together at the Essen Aalto Theatre on 23 June 2008 to honour this year’s award winners on stage. After the awards ceremony everyone celebrated late into the night at the traditional Winners' Party in the red dot design museum. More


Tuesday, 24 June 2008

red dot award: product design 2008 - Creative industry celebrates new design awareness

Everything exciting about the award ceremony and the winners of the red dot award: product design 2008 you can find here in our big award ceremony special! More


Tuesday, 17 June 2008

red dot presents red dot award-winning concepts at the ICFF 2008

At this year’s ICFF red dot presented a selection of design concepts which have won awards in the red dot award: design concept. A spectacular wall consisting of 6,000 connected bottles formed the backdrop of the exhibition. The “United Bottles” were designed by the “Instant Architects”. red dot interviewed Tobias Klauser of Instant Architects, who accompanied the exhibition at the ICFF. More