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 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


Thursday, 16 August 2012

gamescom: Celebrate the games 2012

Until 19 August 2012 the gamescom in Cologne invites everyone to “celebrate the games” and to discover the latest trends in interactive entertainment. The world’s biggest fair for computer- and video games is held for the fourth time – this year on 140,000 square metres, an increase of 15 per cent, compared with a last year. The public can look forward to a broad range of computer-, console-, online- and browser games, as well as mobile and social games from well-known publishers. More

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Great interest in upcoming red dot exhibition in Xiamen

The China International Design Business Week (CIDBW) in Xiamen is the first international high-standard design exhibition held in the economic zone on the west coast of the Taiwan Strait. The expectations and thus the interest in the event are very high as the press conference of “China International Design Business Week - red dot in Xiamen” – which was held Beijing in the afternoon of 8 August 2012 – impressively showed. More

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

DME Award 2012: Enter now!

Outstanding design is a rare commodity and one of Europe’s greatest resources. Innovative and successful businesses use it to set themselves apart from competitors. The greatest challenge, though, does not lie within a single design. It is about management that integrates design in their business for commercial success. More

Monday, 13 August 2012

Select trendsetters yourself: the online voting of the caravaning design award will end soon

The jury of the “caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013” has met and awarded products within seven different categories. Thereby, only the best designs were able to convince the experts from design and the trade press. This year for the first time, manufacturers also have to win over the public. More

Thursday, 9 August 2012

"the world of red dot" - being guest in Xiamen: Exhibition and forum in China’s booming metropolis

How does good design contribute to economic growth? What can start-ups learn from award-winning companies and their consequent design language? Those and other questions regarding the economic importance of product forms will be discussed in Xiamen, China, in September 2012: red dot presents a top-class seminar with renowned lecturers as well as the exhibition “the world of red dot – business success by design”. More

Friday, 3 August 2012

red dot scores in Berlin again: with an awards ceremony, a party and a special exhibition!

For more than half a century, red dot has traditionally celebrated its legendary award ceremonies in Essen, Germany. In 2011, the major international design competition treaded new ground and celebrated the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” in Germany’s capital city for the first time: a successful premiere in a glamourous ambience. In 2012 again, the Konzerthaus Berlin will become a creative stage when the people behind the best designs of the year will be honoured on 24 October. More

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

red dot juror Ben van Berkel designs "V on Shenton" in Singapore

As a prospering, cosmopolitan city in the heart of Asia, even the skyline of Singapore constantly changes. Only 500 m away from the red dot design museum, located right in centre of this bustling city state, architect and red dot juror Ben van Berkel shapes the new appearance of the Central Business District. Once, the former UIC Building was the tallest building in Singapore and one of the tallest in South-East Asia. Today, as a part of the redevelopment of the city centre, the twin towers of “V on Shenton” become the latest eye-catcher in this area. More

Monday, 30 July 2012

red dot young professionals: for a successful start into the world of design

With the red dot design award, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen has created one of the largest design competitions in the world. Today, it is subdivided into three different disciplines. In order to enable students and young professionals to a successful participation, the programme “red dot young professionals”, by which the “red dot design award” especially wants to support young new- and upcomers, was brought into being. More

Monday, 23 July 2012

Decision in the "caravaning design award: innovations for new mobility 2012/2013": The expert jury awarded the highest distinction only four times

When Messe Düsseldorf opens its gates on 25 August 2012 for the public, it is time to “Discover your world”: Visitors are once again invited, to get to know the diversity of mobile leisure. 570 international exhibitors will be presenting upcoming trends of the season and their latest product novelties at the CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF until 2 September 2012. More

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Smart Materials for Design and Architecture

On 3 July 2012, the seminar “Smart Materials for Design and Architecture” introduced new developments which might not be expected to come from the designer or architect side. The event provided the attendants with many unusual and unfamiliar perspectives. More