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


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Monday, 2 July 2012

Top award for iconic sports car manufacturer: Porsche is "red dot: design team of the year 2012"

One award stands out from all red dot distinctions, and that is the title of honour “red dot: design team of the year”. This is the top accolade for sustainable design policy, but the designers or companies cannot apply for it. In 2012 the title “red dot: design team of the year” goes to Porsche AG. The award recognises the consistently high design performance of the automobile manufacturer – as well as its entrepreneurial far-sightedness. More


Sunday, 1 July 2012

Top-designers, CEOs and VIPs: The red dot gala

When the best products of the “red dot award: product design 2012” are awarded, stars of international design are there, too. A top-class event such as this does not live alone from its framework and content, but also – and not least – from its guests. In the case of the red dot gala, the grand finale of the “red dot award: product design 2012”, the Who’s who of the best designers, CEOs and VIPs gathers in Essen, Germany. More


Friday, 29 June 2012

red dot gala on 2 July: tribute to the design elite

On Monday, 2 July 2012, the “red dot award: product design 2012“ reaches its grand finale. The who`s who of the international design scene gathers in the fascinating architecture of the Aalto-Theater Essen, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the renowned product design competition. Amongst the more than 1,200 guests are designers, media representatives, CEOs and politicians, who will follow the award ceremony – traditionally moderated by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot. More


Friday, 29 June 2012

"red dot award: design concept" winner’s interview series

BearHug is an inflatable vest that provides deep pressure therapy for autistic individuals and has been awarded the “red dot award: design concept 2011”. Its designer, Lisa Fraser, invented this concept as her thesis project in university and explains, what it takes to commercialise a concept. More


Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Special exhibition "Moving Materials" - inspiring materials in the red dot design museum

Just imagine this: you are wearing beautiful accessories made from ordinary cardboard or a stylish handbag that also charges for your mobile phone. You decorate your apartment with textiles that create mood lighting according to your personal taste, while the glass in the window regulates the intensity of the sunlight. More


Monday, 25 June 2012

"red dot award: communication design 2012": 15 renowned experts elect 574 deserved winners

For the “red dot award: communication design 2012”, we sought out excellent designs in 21 categories. The competition was open to clients of communication design works, designers, agencies, students as well as young professionals. What we found was innovative and smart design that sets new trends. Now the names of those allowed to adorn their works with the renowned red dot quality seal have been chosen. More


Friday, 22 June 2012

Pleasant anticipation: Who will receive the red dot?

Who will belong to the best in communication design and stand out of the crowd with a “red dot” distinction? Who will take the opportunity of receiving a crucial advantage compared to the competitors? Soon it will be certain which agency or designer – no matter whether well-established or young professional – came out of top of one of the world`s most renowned design competitions. True to the motto of the “red dot award: communication design 2012”: Everyone was able to participate but only the best have succeeded! More


Thursday, 21 June 2012

Special exhibition "Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013"

From well-designed exterior luminaires, to a helicopter, functional clothing and drawing pencils: In its four-week special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013”, the red dot design museum presents contemporary product design in the midst of inspiring industrial architecture from 3 till 29 July 2012. More


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Party with the creative elite at the Designers' Night

Every event needs its brilliant final moment – especially at red dot. More than 1,200 guests gather on 2 July in the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the “red dot award: product design”. More


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Final spurt at the "red dot award: design concept 2012"

Only few more days to go before the registration period of the “red dot award: design concept 2012” ends! This is the last chance to send in the best ideas and compete with the most innovative minds in the world of design. More