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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Thursday, 29 September 2011

red dot "on tour" again: creative winning works of the "red dot award: communication design 2010" in Singapore

In order to carry the idea of design around the globe, red dot goes on tour again and again. In its luggage is always a selection of prize winning designs which are presented in an exclusive ambience. At the moment, the internationally known red dot stops in Singapore. The Greater Asia Region, which shares a tremendous reservoir of creativity and innovative ideas, is exactly the right place for showcasing awarded design achievements. More


Monday, 26 September 2011

2011 - a year under the banner of the automobile

The year 2011 is under the banner of the automobile: applied for a patent as a gasoline-driven motor waggon (“Motorwagen Nummer 1”) by the German engineer Carl Benz, today the car looks back on 125 years of history. Almost at the time another German engineer, Gottlieb Daimler, developed the world’s first four-wheeled motorcar together with the constructing engineer and business man Wilhelm Maybach. From then on, the car was on the road to victory. More


Friday, 23 September 2011

Kuala Lumpur Design Week: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on the economic importance of design

Already for years, the Kuala Lumpur Design Week (KLDW) ranks among Malaysia’s most important series of events for the creative sector. Every year, students, up-and-coming talents and designers from all over the world come together, to socialise and to swap ideas on the latest trends in design. The festival consists of a series of events, conferences and exhibitions which deal with the creative industries and the underlying connections between innovation, production, and creativity. More


Thursday, 22 September 2011

red dot hosts workshop "Design as a value generator" at the Designhuis Eindhoven

“Design at the border – red dot awarded design from Germany and the Netherlands” illustrates in an impressive and unusual way the differences of Dutch and German designs. The exhibition shows, where they are complementary and how both countries can learn from each other, in order to go new ways together in the future.

On 21 September 2011, along with this joint project, red dot organised together with Design Cooperation Brainport Eindhoven a design & business workshop with the topic “Design as a value generator” at the Designhuis Eindhoven. More


Monday, 12 September 2011

Highest distinction for all-rounders from Greece: Beetroot receives the title "red dot: agency of the year 2011"!

Those who submit their logos, advertising and PR campaigns to the “red dot award: communication design” know that they give their works in the hands of a jury that demands the highest standards of originality and substance. It is all the more striking, if a certain team participates over the years principally successful in this competition. The best agency in 2011 has achieved such a great success. By comparison, the agency is small, comes from Greece - and is named after a very healthy vegetable: Beetroot is the "red dot: agency of the year 2011". More


Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Border crossers: red dot awarded design from Germany and the Netherlands at the Designhuis Eindhoven

From 8 September to 9 October 2011, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen presents the best Dutch products, but also confronts them with German works in an unusual way. There is one thing they have in common: All of them convinced the jury of the red dot design award. With its contemporary counterpoints, the exhibition picks up supposedly clichés of typical German and typical Dutch living environments in a novel way. More


Monday, 22 August 2011

red dot: grand prix - and the nominees are...

Only a few weeks ago, an international jury of renowned design experts has examined and evaluated every single work of the 6,468 submissions to the “red dot award: communication design 2011”. But only 80 works were awarded the “red dot: best of the best”, which is an appreciation for highest design quality. They are the best communication designs of their category. More


Friday, 19 August 2011

With the Grim Reaper, Morth wins the "red dot: junior prize" and 10,000 euros

This year, the “red dot: junior prize” goes to the communication designer Martina Morth from Dortmund, Germany. Her thesis "Aufschwung durch Ableben" (“Economic revival through death”), which visualises a highly unusual and likewise macabre topic, was awarded. More


Wednesday, 17 August 2011

The jury of the "red dot award: communication design": a look behind the scenes

The members of the red dot jury always know what they want and year by year they look forward to excellent and outstanding works. But what is so special about the jury session? What affects the international jury and what are they thinking of, when they reminisce about the evaluation process? More


Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Berlin becomes the stage of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

On 7 October 2011, the most creative minds in communication design meet in Berlin: for the first time, the "red dot award: communication design" will be celebrated in Germany`s capital city. An international jury of renowned design experts awarded 608 red dot and 80 "red dot: best of the best" distinctions for outstanding creative works during a multi-day selection process. More