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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Monday, 28 November 2011

red dot continues cooperation with the DMI

With its initiatives, seminars and training programmes, the Design Management Institute (DMI) is one of the most important professional organisations for design management. It connects product design with business, culture and consumers through sophisticated communications. Thus, a widespread network has been developed in which designers, experts, scientists and leaders from different economic branches exchange their knowledge. More


Saturday, 26 November 2011

The grand finale: Award ceremony of the "red dot award: design concept 2011" in Singapore

On 25 November 2011, the international design world looked at the glittering finale of the “red dot award: design concept 2011” in Singapore and thus on the trendsetters of tomorrow which have been honoured within a festive award ceremony. More


Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Creative elite at the red dot design museum: selected winners of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

The creative elite once again presented at the red dot design museum: Recently, the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: communication design 2011” already guested at the Alte Münze Berlin and turned the hip location in Germany’s capital city into a hot spot for excellent communication design. Now, red dot presents a selection of these inspiring works in Essen, Germany. More


Thursday, 17 November 2011

red dot young professionals: sponsorship for 50 up-and-coming designers

Innovative product design needs creative minds. Especially young designers have fresh ideas, but often not the opportunity to present their skills to a broad public. Being the biggest international design competition, the red dot design award supports aspiring newcomers. The award does not only give new talents the chance to gain recognition and to communicate their successes, but also allows them to strengthen potential clients’ trust in their achievements. More


Thursday, 10 November 2011

Excellent: Star chef Frank Rosin receives second Michelin star!

In Frank Rosins’ opinion, profession and passion are the same – the guests of the red dot design award can experience it year by year. The red dot gala at Essen’s Aalto Theater is the highlight of the “red dot award: product design” and has established itself as a festive ceremonial act, attended by international guests, in recent years. After the award ceremony, the proud laureates meet at the legendary “Winners’ Dinner”. Frank Rosin, as one of the most popular and renowned chefs in Germany, cooks for the red dot laureates as well as for other honorary guests from the fields of business, politics and the media. More


Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Eva Denmark - Danish design at the red dot design museum

Founded in 1913, the brand Eva had its major breakthrough in 1952 with a bread and meat slicing machine which became a real design classic. Ever since, many other products by the Danish manufacturer followed: Whether furnishing accessories, kitchenware or helpful tools for the household, the products always combine aesthetics, functionality and high quality. More


Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Professor Soon-in Lee becomes new Icsid president

Within its 27th General Assembly, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced its new President for the 2011-2013 term. The two-day proceedings were held in Taipei, Taiwan where the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress took place for the first time. More


Thursday, 27 October 2011

The "red dot award: product design" enters the next round!

With a history spanning more than 50 years, the “red dot award: product design” is one of the most important international product competitions. 4,433 entries from more than 60 countries in the year 2011 alone are proof of the competition’s international significance and reach. Designers and companies all over the world are again called on to submit their new designs and thus have their work assessed in a global comparison. More


Wednesday, 26 October 2011

IDA Congress 2011: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on "Internet and Design"

From 24 to 26 October, the IDA (International Design Alliance) Congress 2011 offers under the motto “Design at the Edges“ an overview of the interfaces between design and other fields such as science, technology, business or humanitarian organisations. Furthermore, the interrelation of design disciplines – communication, interior, and industrial design in particular – will be the subject of the congress. More


Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Starting signal in Taipei: red dot award: product design 2012 has begun!

During the 2011 Taiwan World Design Expo, the red dot design award pays tribute to the outstanding developments of Taiwanese design and exclusively stages the unequalled exhibition “red dot presents: best of the best 2011 & selected winners from Taiwan” at Nangang Exhibition Hall Taipei right now. More