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


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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Designs inspired by nature

For thousands of years, bamboo has been forming an important livelihood in Asia. As a commodity, the grass is used as food or is the basis for the production of textiles. In addition, bamboo is utilised as a building material for furniture and house construction. The special features of bamboo - stability, lightweight and sustainability - has made the material interesting for numerous current product designs. More


Monday, 15 June 2015

Red Dot award ceremony 2015: Major honour for the best designers and products in the anniversary year of the design award

On 29 June, the global design scene will converge in Essen to celebrate the best products of the year. The glamorous Red Dot Gala in the awe-inspiring Aalto-Theater marks the culmination of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. More


Friday, 12 June 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 - the jury has been chosen!

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition. The creative competition is once again looking for the best projects from the fields of Corporate Design, Packaging, Game Design and more: Designers, advertisers, marketing professionals and up-and-coming new talent have a total of 17 categories to choose from for their entries. More


Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Playful, elegant and functional: trends of the Milan Furniture Fair

For the 54th time, the largest and most important furniture fair in the world was held in the famous Italian metropolis Milan: the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The fair is known for spectacular ideas and exciting creations. True to the nature of the fair, several trends could be recognised in Milan. More


Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Red Dot in Xiamen: Networking at China's most important fair for awarded design

Again, Red Dot brings the world of product design to the South-Chinese metropolis Xiamen: For the fourth time in a row, Red Dot is the major partner and organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. More


Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Sustainable design solutions

Mineral water has evolved from a luxury beverage to a versatile food. For example, German people consume 143.6 liters per capita, and can choose from over 500 varieties - whether still or sparkling, with fruit concentrates, herbal extracts, other additives or water from specific sources. Who does not want to carry water boxes and wants to live environmentally friendly, quenches his thirst with tap water. This continuous development is also reflected in designs which were awarded with a “Red Dot” in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. More


Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A distinctive product design: the Leica camera

Last year, the world of photography celebrated an important anniversary: 1914, Oskar Barnack invented the Ur-Leica. The camera was market in 1925 and has shaped the visual language of the 20th century decisively. Already 1996, Leica has introduced the first digital camera and further developed its digital models continuously. More


Monday, 1 June 2015

Awarded design invites for barbecue

A barbecue is not just a simple and economic way to organise a festivity for a variety of people: It has become a culinary cult, accompanied by an increasing range of high quality products, barbecue accessories and portable entertainment systems. More


Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Autonomous and interactive: smart home devices

Mobile devices have become the epitome of interactivity and flexibility, matching to a digital work and everyday culture. While the all-purpose weapon smartphone will soon let disappear simple digital cameras or MP3 players, household appliances are increasingly digitally upgraded: because the future lies in the app store. More


Friday, 22 May 2015

Red Dot Award: Communicaton Design 2015 - “Latecomers” watch out: last submission period is on!

The final countdown to participate in this year's communication design competition is on! Only until 19 June, creative minds can submit their works to the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015. More