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

Monday, 4 May 2015

Awarded fashion and accessories in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Each year, the Red Dot Design Award notes a growing number of participants from the fashion world. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, glasses, street fashion, and bags, the submissions are adjudicated in the category "Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories". More


Thursday, 30 April 2015

Design support for upcoming talents - Adobe sponsors Red Dot: Junior Prize

The software company Adobe will be the exclusive sponsor of the Red Dot: Junior Prize in 2015. The global leader for creative solutions in digital marketing and digital media will support the distinction, which is granted as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. More


Wednesday, 29 April 2015

“Formosa Forms” exhibition opened in Vienna

On 28 April 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms - Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the designforum Wien. After stopping by in the German cities of Essen and Munich, contemporary Taiwanese design developments are now displayed in Austria. More


Tuesday, 28 April 2015

A successful relationship: Design Ballendat und the Red Dot Design Award

Design Ballendat and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen share a long relationship. In the early 1990s, the design studio was awarded with the distinction for highest design quality (now "Red Dot: Best of the Best") for the stacking chair Space and the cafeteria chair Step. Over the years, the design studio based in Germany and Austria received a total of 33 awards in the Red Dot Design Award. In 2015 alone, six product designs convinced the Red Dot jury. More


Monday, 27 April 2015

Only until 3 May: Awarded communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Only until 3 May, visitors can experience impressive communication works in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More


Friday, 24 April 2015

“World’s Best Communication Design“ opened in Taipei

On 23 April, the exhibition “World’s Best Communication Design“ was opened in the course of a Best Practice Seminar in Taipei. More


Tuesday, 21 April 2015

„Formosa Forms”: exhibition on Taiwanese design trends stops by in Vienna

After stopping by in the German cities of Essen and Munich, the Red Dot Design Museum will present „Formosa Forms“ in Austria from 29 April 2015. More


Friday, 17 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 - jury to decide on the best design concepts of the year

As the end of the late submission period draws to a close, the Red Dot jury eagerly waits to adjudicate the latest collection of futuristic and innovative design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products that could revolutionise our way of life. More


Thursday, 16 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 - regular phase has started!

The second registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started: Until 21. May designers and marketing experts can register under regular conditions. On 22 May, with the Latecomer phase the final possibility to enter the creative competition starts. It ends on 19 June 2015. More


Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2010-2014: Five successful crews at a glance

Annually, thousands of products are assessed by an international jury as part of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. All those who successfully complete this selection process and are awarded with the Red Dot for their achievements can count their products amongst the best of the year. But there is distinction that stands out from all the others: the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year”. More