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, 26 April 2016

On the road to success: IKEA bike receives Red Dot: Best of the Best

Whether furniture, kitchens, or decorative items: In private spaces IKEA products are already firmly established. With the bicycle SLADDA, designed by the Swedish agency Veryday, IKEA is now launching a product for the public space. Like the interior items of the Swedish manufacturer, SLADDA meets not only functional requirements, but also brings a sophisticated design. More


Friday, 22 April 2016

International design experts select the best design concepts

The basis of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 is formed by the experts of the Red Dot jury. This year, it is comprised of 20 internationally recognized designers, professors, specialised journalists and publishers. Thanks to their backgrounds and experiences, the jury members can especially appreciate the cultural characteristics of design and consciously evaluate them. More


Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Audience interaction as part of successful channel branding

Last year, the new design of the television station France 4 was honoured with the Red Dot: Grand Prix in the category film & animation. The advertising agency Gédéon realigned the entertainment channel for music, movies, series and art formats as a true cross-media platform while setting a focus on the interaction with the audience. More


Friday, 15 April 2016

“World’s Best Communication Design” – creative communication campaigns in the new Red Dot Design Area in Taipei

From 22 April 2016, “World’s Best Communication Design 2015/2016 – Taiwanese and international highlights of the Red Dot Award” will show a selection of international projects that were successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015. More


Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Nature and design: awarded product highlights for the outdoor season

The cold days are over – time to start the outdoor season! Not only the first warm spring days attract the people to go outside now. A variety of functional and aesthetic products, which were awarded in this year‘s Red Dot Award: Product Design, invite to leave the house and linger in the garden, on the balcony and terrace. More


Tuesday, 12 April 2016

“Focused on use and function in an uncompromising way”: Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016

In 2016, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will travel half way around the globe to receive the “Radius” challenge cup in Essen, Germany. Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd from Australia is to receive the highest honorary title of the Red Dot Design Award. More


Friday, 8 April 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 - Latecomer registration has started

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Until 10 June 2016, the international creative scene is invited to submit their best works to the competition for communication design. From e-commerce and retail design to packaging, the search is on for excellent communication solutions in the design industry. More


Thursday, 7 April 2016

Design award honours Kia and Ferrari with Red Dot: Best of the Best

What do a Ferrari 488 and a Kia Optima have in common? Both were recently honoured at the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 in the category “vehicles” with the highest distinction, the Red Dot: Best of the Best. It is awarded for groundbreaking design and only to the best products in a category. More


Monday, 4 April 2016

Good packaging design: orientation and buying incentive for the consumer

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Communication designers, marketing experts and young talents from all over the world are once again invited to submit their outstanding projects and campaigns. Last year in the category "Packaging Design" the design studio Win Win Packaging Ltd. from Finland received the Red Dot: Grand Prix for the packaging of the brandy "This Is Not Calvados". More


Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Record participation at the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016: The winners have been announced!

Manufacturers and designers entered a record number of around 5,200 innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. The jury was also bigger than before, with 41 experts coming together in the Ruhr area to assess each and every object live and on site over a period of several days. More