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 $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

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Furniture design trends 2007: Between desperation and genius

Today, design is more important than ever and the demands on designers have also become higher and more complex than ever before. In a time when flawless function is taken for granted and quality standards are converging increasingly, design defines vital differences in today’s markets. More »


Friday, 10 August 2007

President’s Design Award

This year, the Singapore Ministry of Information, Communication and Art will for the third time award the President’s Design Award to national designers who have with their work contributed considerably to establishing the Singapore design industry on an international scale. Design expert and Icsid president Professor Dr. Peter Zec, who is the initiator of the red dot design award and has also been successful with the red dot Singapore since last year, was invited as chairman of the jury for product and industrial design. More »


Wednesday, 8 August 2007

red dot wanted to know! We interviewed the best designers of the red dot design award 2007

red dot asked award recipients: How do the best designers of this year’s red dot award: product design see the world? What is important to them? What plans do they have for the future? And how have they got to develop a product that ranks among the best of the entire competition? More »


Tuesday, 7 August 2007

World language design – The globalisation of communication

Results of the red dot award: communication design 2007 The results of the red dot award: communication design 2007 have been finalised: 3,880 entries from 34 nations were examined for outstanding design quality by this year’s jury consisting of twelve international design experts. Three-hundred and thirty-six works received an award, twentyseven of them a red dot: best of the best for particularly groundbreaking design achievements. More »


Monday, 30 July 2007

Poggenpohl lands million-dollar contract in Dubai

1,600 luxury kitchens for “City of Arabia“ The oldest German furniture manufacturer landed an attractive million dollar contract in the Gulf region. Starting 2008, Poggenpohl will furnish 1,600 apartments of the residential area Wadi Walk, a part of the City of Arabia, with high-end, minimalist kitchens. More »


Friday, 27 July 2007

Newly published in the red dot edition: Who`s Who in Design, Volume 3

Who are they - the most prolific and distinctive designers working today, designers who are reshaping the international design scene and providing the world with new impulses through their designs? This question is answered by editor Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and President of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid)with the newly published Who`s Who in Design Volume 3. More »


Tuesday, 24 July 2007

First red dot academy in Singapore: "Profit by design"

On 14 July 2007 for the first time an event of the red dot academy series entitled “profit by design, managing the process to maximise return” took place in the red dot design museum in Singapore. More »


Thursday, 19 July 2007

Special exhibition at the red dot design museum is extended until August 5th

The huge success that the red dot award: product design was able to record this year, is also reflected by the high public interest in the four-week long special exhibition "Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2007” at the red dot design museum. For this reason the special exhibition is now being extended until the 5th of August. More »


Monday, 9 July 2007

CONNECTING’07 World Design Congress - Connecting to People and to Ideas

„Physical, Virtual and Cultural Connections” – that’s the exciting topic of the upcoming Icsid/IDSA CONNECTING’07 World Design Congress, which will take place from 17 until 20 October 2007 in San Francisco. The congress will offer designers from all over the world an international platform for personal contacts, discussion of problems, and future cooperation. More »


Monday, 25 June 2007

Chris Bangle and the Design Team BMW Group are design team of the year

The design team of the year award this year went to Chris Bangle and his design team from BMW Group. This highest distinction of the renowned red dot design awards was thereby conferred to the design department of a German company. More »