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


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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Outstanding design and its makers: “TULIP Feuerring”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of the entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, among them the “TULIP Feuerring”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this fireplace, and talked to the designer Andreas Reichlin. More


Thursday, 29 December 2016

Red Dot Award 2016: looking back on the design highlights of the year

2016 was again an eventful and successful year for Red Dot that was characerised by numerous high points. In July, the design world celebrated the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design in Essen, Germany. In September, the awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept was held in Singapore, and in November, the international creative scene convened in Berlin to honour the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design . More


Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Red Dot: Best of the best winners benefit from award media partner v2com

Currently, the registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is on. The regular registration ends on 20 January 2017. The awarded manufacturers and designers use the winner label for their communications and also benefit from further benefits. The press and PR service is one of the services. To achieve the highest attention for award-winning products, the award collaborates with exclusive media partners like v2com. More


Monday, 19 December 2016

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 – Early bird registration starting on 2 January

From a business and career perspective, Red Dot presents an independent seal of endorsement for companies and designers in their communications and marketing, aiding consumers in the differentiation of good and mediocre design within a crowded marketplace. More


Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Outstanding design and its makers: The Fully Automatic Coffee Maker “Promesso”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects with high quality design. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of around 5,200 entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, among them the Fully Automatic Coffee Maker “Promesso”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this chair, and talked to the designers of Jacobs Douwe Egberts. More


Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Today is Young Professionals Application Day – 50 registration places for upcoming designers

Only today, on 7 December 2016, the Young Professionals Application Day takes place. For 24 hours, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places. The Red Dot Award: Product Design thus gives an opportunity to those starting out on their career to prove their abilities and be compared directly against established designers and major brands from the industry. More


Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – Names of first jurors announced

The regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is currently under way. Designers as well as manufacturers with a design gearing from all over the world have already been submitting their products for the international design competition since the end of October. The first experts to be part of the roughly 40-member jury have already been selected. These include high-tech industrial designer Alexander Neumeister (Germany), inventor of the USB stick Hideshi Hamaguchi (Japan) as well as design management specialist Dr. Thomas Lockwood (USA). More


Tuesday, 29 November 2016

“Juxtapositions”: new exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world. More


Thursday, 24 November 2016

“Icons of brand design”: Exclusive guided tour with Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Under the motto “Icons of brand design”, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, Founder and CEO of the Red Dot Design Award, will give a guided tour of the exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2016” in the Museum for Communication Berlin on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 at 5.30 p.m. On the basis of the exhibited projects, honoured in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, the design expert will explain the latest developments in the fields of advertising, marketing and design. More


Monday, 21 November 2016

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – 50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places. The international design competition thus gives an opportunity to those starting out on their career to prove their abilities and be compared directly against established designers and major brands from the industry. More