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, 22 February 2011

Early submission discounts ending in 1 week

28 February, keep this date in mind for the close of the early submission period of the red dot award: design concept 2011. You have 1 week left to take advantage of the early submission discounts. More


Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Master Lecture Series in Hong Kong: Lecture by Professor Dr. Zec on success strategies

How can design increase a company’s value? What can we learn from the best design teams and global market leaders? red dot President Prof. Dr. Peter Zec will speak on these issues on 14 Feb., 2011 at the Hong Kong Design Institute. Using different companies as examples, the value of design as a strategic business tool for economic growth will be highlighted in this lecture. More


Thursday, 3 February 2011

Call for entries! Register now for the interzum award: intelligent material & design 2011!

As of now, the exhibitors of the “interzum cologne” are again invited to enter their product innovations to the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2011”. The registration period ends 10 March 2011. The design competition, which is already being held for the sixth time by Koelnmesse in cooperation with red dot, has become a well established quality standard in the industry. More


Friday, 28 January 2011

red dot award: design concept 2011 - Open to your ideas now!

While the red dot award: product design has entered its final registration phase, the red dot award: design concept is now open for 2011. The red dot design award calls upon designers, companies, design institutions and design studios to submit their latest and best ideas for products. More


Thursday, 20 January 2011

Closure of the regular registration period: Participation boom in the red dot design award!

Shortly before the end of the regular registration period, red dot is registering a boom in participation: By now, more products than during the whole regular period of the previous year have been entered. Beside a strengthening world economy Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, sees the reasons for the extensive commitment of manufacturers in an increased self-confidence of the product innovators. More


Thursday, 20 January 2011

young professionals: red dot sponsors 50 design talents

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the red dot award: product design 2011. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 180 creative professionals from almost 40 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia. More


Tuesday, 4 January 2011

DMI cooperation

DMI cooperation The new year is off to a good start: All entrants to the red dot award: product design 2011 are given the opportunity to benefit from a recently initiated cooperation between red dot and the American Design Management Institute. You will receive an exclusive 50% discount on the membership fee for the internationally leading organisation for design management. More


Thursday, 23 December 2010

red dot: junior prize for "Typewriter"

For the nominees for the “red dot: junior prize” for fledgling designers, which comes with 10,000 euros prize-money, the competition remained full of suspense until the very last second, because the winner was not announced until the red dot gala. The promotional film “Typewriter” by Andreas Roth (Baden-Württemberg Film Academy, commissioned by the International Society for Human Rights) deals with the freedom of expression and impressed the jury with its forceful as well as depressing dramatic composition. More


Monday, 13 December 2010

New at the red dot design store: the international yearbook communication design 2010/2011!

For the first time, all winners and their creations will be presented in a two-volume work. The two volumes “Hot” and “Cool” show hot and hip communication design at the highest stage. Order the book now in our red dot design store! More


Sunday, 12 December 2010

A spectacular evening celebrating design excellence - the awards presentation of the “red dot award: communication design 2010”

The best in international communication design came together in the red dot design museum in Essen yesterday in order to honour the award-winners of this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and host of the evening, welcomed some 900 creative professionals and representatives from the media, business and culture to the awards presentation and the ensuing vernissage and red dot after show party. A special highlight was the appearance of a true creativity guru who has been providing the best entertainment for 50 years: Legendary TV host Frank Elstner honoured the “red dot: agency of the year”, BBDO Germany, with a laudatory speech and received great applause from the enthusiastic audience. More