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, 18 June 2012

European Aluminium Awards 2012 – Application deadline ends 1 July

Designers, manufacturers, builders and constructors have until 1 July 2012 to apply for the European Aluminium Awards 2012. An international jury awards six distinctions in two categories in this special competition for Industrial Design & Engineering. More


Wednesday, 13 June 2012

"red dot award: design concept 2012" jury statements

27 June 2012 marks the last chance to register for the “red dot award: design concept 2012”! In this final phase of the competition, we have interviewed Prof. Lutz Fügener, Ken Nah and Robin Edman, three of our esteemed jurors, to find out what they think is the role of the “red dot award: design concept”. More


Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Invitation to the seminar "Smart Materials for Design and Architecture"

On Tuesday, 3 July 2012, designers, engineers and material developers from all over the world will come together at the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, to give an insight into their experiences and results in the field of smart materials. Inform yourself of new trends and projects in the field of smart materials and register as a participant for the seminar “Smart Materials for Design and Architecture“ until 26 June 2012. More


Thursday, 7 June 2012

Save the date: seminar "Smart Materials for Design and Architecture"

How and to which extend do innovative, intelligent and high-tech materials contribute to the development of new products for a better life and a sounder environment? In order to discuss this, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and PROUD (People, Researchers and Organisations Using Design for co-creation and innovation) invite to the seminar “Smart Materials for Design and Architecture”. More


Wednesday, 6 June 2012

2012 Taipei Design Award - Apply now!

Only until 3 July 2012 do designers worldwide have the chance to participate in the 2012 Taipei Design Award. The organisers are looking for innovative works in the categories “industrial design”, “visual communication design” and “public space design”. More


Wednesday, 6 June 2012

"red dot award: design concept 2012" jury statements

27 June 2012 marks the last chance to register for the “red dot award: design concept 2012”! In this final phase of the competition, we interviewed two of our esteemed jurors to find out what design concepts mean to them. More


Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Gyrocopter "Cavalon" takes off in the red dot design museum

In a spectacular way, the preparations for the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013” started: The ultralight gyrocopter “Cavalon” by the German company AutoGyro GmbH from Hildesheim, which won over the jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012” with its outstanding design, has been lifted high into the air by industrial climbers. More


Friday, 1 June 2012

red dot juror Hideshi Hamaguchi talks about idea creation

Providing interesting insights into a designer’s creative process of developing ideas, Hideshi Hamaguchi inspired the audience of the TEDx Talk in Portland. In his clear and entertaining lecture, he described how to use visual models and frameworks during the brainstorming process to generate innovative concepts and strategies, out of which solutions towards business challenges are garnered in a creative and effective way. More


Thursday, 31 May 2012

Registration has ended. Jury is waiting!

Designer, agencies as well as companies that invest in convincing campaigns: All of them have been invited to score points with their creative works at the “red dot award: communication design 2012” until 25 May 2012. The jury of experts is already looking forward to assessing the works submitted by the most creative minds in the industry. On 24 October 2012, the best among them will duly be celebrated in the German capital within the red dot gala at the “Konzerthaus Berlin“. More


Wednesday, 30 May 2012

red dot award: design concept winner’s interview series

The Snug Chair, a design inspired by the shape and aesthetic of the beanbag, won Australia-based designer, Dennis Abalos the “red dot” at last year’s “red dot award: design concept”. The designer shares with us his collaboration with Feel Good Designs, who helped to realise his concept into a commercial product. More