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


Design Award news

Monday, 13 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 - Early Bird registration ending soon!

Last chance! Only until 15 April participants in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design can profit from the conditions of the Early Bird registration. One day later, the Regular phase will start which is going until 21 May. More


Monday, 13 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Again great success for Swedish Design

2014 was already a special year for the Scandinavian design industry: The design studio Veryday was the first Swedish company in the history of the Red Dot Award: Product Design that was distinguished "Red Dot: Design Team of the Year". 2015, products from Sweden convinced the Red Dot jury again. More


Friday, 10 April 2015

"World’s Best Communication Design" - The best projects from Taiwan in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei

From the 24 April on, “World’s Best Communication Design“ shows all campaigns from Taiwan that have been successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015. Moreover, the exhibition presents a selection of all international projects that were awarded with the Red Dot: Best of the Best and the Red Dot: Grand Prix in the last year’s competition. More


Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Apple and MB&F awarded with highest single distinction in the category "Watches"

In Red Dot's 60th anniversary the jury evaluated 4,928 submissions from 56 countries. The US company Apple and the Swiss manufacturer MB&F received the “Red Dot: Best of the Best”, which is the highest single award in the competition, in the category "Watches". More


Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Guides to Success 2015 in nine languages

Your way to success! In order to make the registration for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design as simple as possible, this year’s “Guides to Success” are available in nine different languages. More


Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Product development: interview with Jung Soohun

In the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2012, Designer Jung Soohun from South Korea was awarded with a Red Dot under the category “Entertainment”. Red Dot spoke with the designer about his journey, and the further developments. More


Monday, 30 March 2015

The jury has made its decisions - the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have been chosen

The Red Dot Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, a particularly star-studded jury was engaged to judge the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. In an evaluation process spanning several days, the team of experts awarded the best products of 2015. More


Friday, 27 March 2015

"On the importance of material in design": A speech by Professor Dr Peter Zec

On 19 March 2015 the Kunststoff-Forum NordWest was held in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen under the motto "Design as a factor of success". Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, opened the event with a lecture "On the importance of material in design". More


Monday, 23 March 2015

Call for Entries - the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started. A message from Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, regarding the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design. More


Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 ready to start: Standard submission period is closing on 25 March

In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging. The last chance to enter for prejudging will be ending on 25 March. More