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


Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Modern, concise, innocent: Professor Dr Peter Zec on the new Google logo

In early September 2015, Google has given itself a new face: For the seventh time since 1998, the logo of the influential internet search engine has been adjusted. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, was interviewed by the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) on the logo. More

Monday, 31 August 2015

Red Dot in Xiamen: Red Dot Academy with renowned lecturers

From 30 October to 2 November 2015, Red Dot brings the world of design to the Chinese metropolis of Xiamen: This year, the "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China" will show a Red Dot curated exhibition with over 150 award-winning products. Many exciting companies and designers will also present themselves at special booths. In addition, the Red Dot Academy will provide once again an academic programme for advanced design studies. More

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Awarded designers on their design approach

Which certain design approach pursue successful designers? Red Dot talked to some people behind the products which were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in this years’ product competition. Selected statements are available subsequently. More

Friday, 21 August 2015

Products for vacation: variety with high design quality

Never before could leisure time be spent as varied as today. People are spoilt for choice: from vacations in their own homes and spontaneous day trips to long-distance journeys. This diversity is also reflected in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Manufacturers like Gloster Furniture, Helinox and Bosch Home Appliances deliver products with high design quality for the most diverse leisure and vacation claims. More

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Babies & children: Design for comfort and safety

Parents have only one premise: the child's welfare. This claim requires products that combine the latest technology with the current knowledge about the child's needs expressed in an innovative design. This high design quality is represented by "Red Dot" awarded products. Therefore, the seal of approval is not only a flagship for manufacturers, but also helps the consumer to select the best products. More

Monday, 10 August 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 - the best of the year of the creative industry have been chosen

The results of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 are now available. The international Red Dot jury has chosen the best entries of the year from a total of 7.451 submissions. There were in total 17 categories in which designers, agencies and companies could submit their projects. From these, the panel of experts gave awards for the newest designs and campaigns. More

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Work(out) with design factor - Fitness machines for home and office

Regular sports activities and a healthy diet are vital parts of many people’s lives. The gym is no longer the only place for exercising. Body conscious people keep themselves in shape at the office and in their own four walls. Red Dot-winners like Skandika, Carver Fitness and heimathlet spotted this trend and brought fitness machines with high design qualities to market. Thus, a treadmill becomes a home accessory and wall bars become fitness furniture. More

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

“In search of good design & innovation” - Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 starts at the end of October

Innovations wanted: On 26 October 2015, the registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin. With the help of the jury of experts, the international competition appraises the best products of the year. Manufacturers and designers from all over the world submit originals of their latest products in the hope of being awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”. More

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 - jury session finished

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is finished. During three intense days, numerous works from all over the world were examined and evaluated by the 27-headed jury. Now it is time to wait and look forward to Berlin: On 6 November the competition’s winners will be celebrated in glamorous atmosphere on stage of the Konzerthaus Berlin. More

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Awarded designers on design quality

In this years’ product competition, 81 products out of 4,928 submissions were distinguished with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". Red Dot talked to the people behind the winning products. Selected statements on their understanding of design quality are available here. More