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


News

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Red Dot Award 2015: looking back on the design highlights of the anniversary year

60 years award-winning design – this was the motto for the Red Dot year 2015. In its anniversary year, Red Dot can look back on numerous moments full of emotions, events and successes. More


Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 – Call for entries to begin 1 January 2016

All calendars are already marked for 1 January 2016, with the New Year serving as start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 as launch date for the search of the best new product ideas, concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products. More


Thursday, 17 December 2015

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany

As leading institutes for design in Essen/Germany, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and Folkwang University of the Arts are presenting their first joint project: the exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”, which was curated by the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design in Tallinn in 2014. More


Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016: Dr. Luisa Bocchietto, Datuk Prof. Jimmy Choo and Hideshi Hamaguchi part of the jury

Until 10 February 2016, manufacturers and designers from around the world have the chance to register their products for the renowned design competition and to face one of the biggest global product comparisons. In February, about 40 jury members devotes themselves to each product live and on-site for several days. More


Thursday, 10 December 2015

German Design Standards: The decisive factor is quality

Design from Germany has become the symbol of high-class engineers’ work and quality products. Moreover, german design is characterised by a well-made relationship between tradition and the future. More


Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Analog is more beautiful: writing instruments between aesthetics and use

Due to digital communication the intersection of quality and good design for stationery and office accessories is becoming increasingly important. More


Monday, 7 December 2015

Regular registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 starts - first jurors confirmed

The main registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 has started: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition. More


Monday, 7 December 2015

Charity auction in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen with record result: 11,781 euro for the local good cause

On Sunday, 6 December 2015, the popular charity auction took place in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. Around 170 attendants came to purchase well-designed objects by auction and do a good action. More


Thursday, 3 December 2015

Exhibition on Taiwanese and international Red Dot winners show “Taiwan’s decisive role in the world of design”

In “World’s Best Product Design 2015/2016 - Taiwanese and international winners of the Red Dot Award”, a total of 63 Red Dot-awarded products from Taiwan will be presented. More


Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 – 50 free registration spaces on 9 December for those starting out on their career

Young designers from all around the world should already be preparing themselves for 9 December 2015. On Young Professionals Application Day, new talents will have the opportunity to apply with their product for free participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. More