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


Thursday, 24 March 2016

On the occasion of the 130th birthday of Mies van der Rohe: design chairs with classic potential

On 27 March 2016 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been 130 years old. He is considered to be one of the most important architects of the 20th century. With his simple, reduced architectural style he formed the motto "less is more". Besides his visionary buildings made out of steel and glass, Mies van der Rohe also designed furniture: among others the "Barcelona chair" was designed for one of his most famous works, the German Pavilion at the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1929. More

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Appreciation for continuous excellence - Red Dot: Agency of the Year

The title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” is not one that can be applied for: Only those who puts up with above-average design achievements on consistant bases, can be chosen to be the Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Last year the advertising agency’s creative staff secured the title of honour with their extraordinary communication campaigns. In addition to their continuous successes over the past years, a total of 16 Red Dot awards and 4 Red Dot: Best of the Best awards in 2015 are proof of their achievements. More

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Red Dot meets Baselworld 2016: Outstanding luxury watches

In March, designers, manufacturers and specialized press meet at the trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry Baselworld 2016 to present the trends of the future. Among the renowned luxury watch manufacturers like IWC, TAG Heuer, MB&F, Maurice Lacroix or Rado are also numerous laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design from the past years. On regular basis they create exceptional and elegant timekeepers, which fascinate the Red Dot-Jury. More

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 opens up new possibilities for designers

In 2016 for the first time, this year‘s participants can submit their works to the Red Dot Award: Design Concept in two categories. The classification into "Design Concepts" and "Ready To Launch" gives design studios and companies the opportunity to participate both with futuristic visions and already marketable designs. More

Monday, 14 March 2016

The Red Dot: Grand Prix honours extraordinary communication design

With the launch of the participation phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016, the international creative industry is once again asked to submit their outstanding projects and campaigns. Participants who can convince the jury with above-average works may hope to receive the highest destinction of the competition, the Red Dot: Grand Prix. More

Thursday, 10 March 2016

The kitchen as meeting place and design location

The kitchen used to be a mere place for food preparation, whereas now it is a gathering place for family, friends and acquaintances to cook, enjoy, and have a conversation in a relaxed atmosphere. The shared cooking experience has become an indispensable component of modern life, which is also reflected by the design of the kitchen and the kitchen equipment. More

Monday, 7 March 2016

Standard submission period for Red Dot Award: Design Concept ends 23 March

The jury process of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 is about to begin. In only a few weeks the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging. Only entries submitted until 23 March qualify for prejudging. Anyone may participate: design studios, companies, universities, research laboratories, inventors, design students as well as design professionals are asked to submit their entries. More

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Jury session for Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 successful

41 experts from all over the globe came together in the Ruhr region at the end of February to form the largest Red Dot jury in the history of the competition. The jury members included ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle. During the jury session all entries were examined on site. More

Monday, 29 February 2016

In search of good design and creativity – Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has started

Participants can enter their best works to the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. On occasion of the Call for Entries, Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, explains the benefits of taking part in the competition and motivates the creative industry to meet the challenge. More

Monday, 22 February 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – A new year gets under way

The registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is about to begin: From 29 February, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents from all over the world are once again invited to submit their outstanding projects and campaigns. From Corporate Design and Apps to Retail Design, the search is on for excellent communication solutions in the design industry. More