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


Design Award news

Monday, 2 February 2015

Red Dot - the exclusive marketing tool of the design industries

Last year, Red Dot took over Berlin for a whole three days, accompanied by the capital city’s TV channel TV Berlin. More than 1,200 guests from all over the world came together in the creative metropolis of Berlin on 24 October to celebrate the competition winners at the Red Dot Gala and the subsequent Designers’ Night. More


Monday, 2 February 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Vincent Créance, Prof. Jure Miklavc and Aleksandar Tatic are in the jury

The Red Dot has a global reputation for maximum performances in design all over the world. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises enter their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. For 60 years now, the award-winning products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts. This year, the expert group comprises 38 design professionals, among them Vincent Créance, Prof. Jure Miklavc and Aleksandar Tatic. More


Friday, 30 January 2015

Red Dot Design Award turns 60 - the anniversary jury is in place!

The Red Dot stands for top achievements in design all over the world. The sought-after seal of quality is awarded to companies that bring products to the market which set global standards in terms of their attractive design, ease of use and functionality. For 60 years now, these products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts. More


Thursday, 29 January 2015

Material expert Dr. Sascha Peters in Red Dot jury for the first time

Every year, the Red Dot Award: Product Design, which is organised in Germany, registers thousands of submissions from all around the world. Its international jury of 40 members is able to consciously assess the special intercultural aspects of design. Thus, the commitment of independent, renowned experts for product quality is always necessary. This year, the German material expert Dr. Sascha Peters is in the jury for the first time. He will mainly bring in his expertise in the new product category “Materials and surfaces”. More


Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Media event “Red Dot Gala” - greatest minds in the industry meet international correspondents

Not only the biggest names in the industry are submitting their products to design competitions. The more renowned the award, the better also for start-ups and medium-sized enterprises. The Red Dot Gala is a golden opportunity for the media: Here, they get to know potentially every current product in all kinds of branches, the Red Dot: Best of the Best winners, world-class designers and brands – and the people behind. More


Thursday, 22 January 2015

Munich Creative Business Week: Red Dot presents “Formosa Forms” exhibition

At the end of February, the Munich Creative Business Week will turn the Bavarian capital into a creative venue for international designers and companies. In the exhibition “Formosa Forms”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, will present innovative product and communication designs which document contemporary Taiwanese design developments. The vernissage of the exhibition, which was commissioned by the Taiwan Design Center, will take place at the Alte Kongresshalle München on 24 February 2015, 11 p.m. More


Monday, 19 January 2015

Red Dot Award: Product Design - Regular registration phase ending soon

On 27 January, the regular registration period of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end. Manufacturers and designers submit their projects and products for the competition. The jury consists of renowned specialists from all over the world. They guarantee with their expertise the high quality level of the competition as well as the expressiveness of the Red Dot seal. A short video clip demonstrates how the jury works and how they structure the evaluation process. More


Friday, 16 January 2015

Red Dot Design Ranking on the occasion of the IMM Cologne: The most successful seating furniture manufacturers

Several thousands of current products are assessed every year as part of the Red Dot Award. The competition, which has been tracking down the best designs for 60 years now, traditionally receives a particularly large number of entries in the “Living rooms” and “Interior design” categories. On the occasion of the largest German interiors show, IMM Cologne, the Red Dot Award: Product Design is publishing an industry-specific ranking that provides information on the most successful seating furniture manufacturers. More


Friday, 16 January 2015

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 – Early submission period ends on 28 January

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept is the largest, professional-level design concept competition in the world. With an international jury consisting of experts from diverse fields, the award serves as a fair, recognised, and indisputable benchmark for creativity and design excellence in the industry. Until 28 January 2015, participants can take advantage of this year’s early submission promotion. More


Tuesday, 13 January 2015

iPad App “Red Dot Design Concept 2014/2015 Future LIVE” available now for free download

The “Future” series of iPad apps is the culmination of a global search of the very best design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products of 2014. Published in three volumes, these apps revolve around the future of “Live”, “Work” and “Play”. More