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


Friday, 19 February 2016

Excellent communication at all points – Successful examples of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is ready to start: From 29 February, creative designers from all over the world once again have the chance to challenge themselves in an international context. Winners can look forward to be awarded with the marketing label of the design industry, the Red Dot. Here you will see some examples of outstanding projects from the last competition’s year. More

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

„We simply try to give the appliances the best that there is.“ – Interview with Bosch Design Director Robert Sachon

For generations, the Bosch name has stood for groundbreaking technology and outstanding quality. Home appliances from Bosch have been committed to these standards for over 80 years now. Consumers around the world associate the Bosch brand with efficient functionality, reliable quality and design that has won awards at an international level. The man behind this design success is Robert Sachon. For these achievements, Robert Sachon & Bosch Home Appliances Design Team were honored as Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2015. More

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Best of the best winners and young talents benefit from Red Dot media partner v2com

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 will take place soon. Designers and manufacturers from all around the world registered their products for the competition. For the second year in a row, Red Dot collaborates with the international PR service v2com newswire; which will support the winners in their communications. More

Monday, 8 February 2016

Red Dot Award: Product Design – These are the Winners’ Benefits (Part 4/4)

The registration for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February. Currently, designers and manufacturers from all around the world submit their objects for the renowned product design competition. Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for them to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The Winners’ Benefits are, amongst others, wide-coverage online publications on the award-winning products on the platform Red Dot 21, in the Red Dot App, and in the Online Presentation. More

Friday, 5 February 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design – Why to take part?

Receiving the renowned Red Dot acts as proof of the excellent design achievements of professionals and up-and-coming talents alike, thus symbolising a seal of quality of their ability. Companies in particular are realising more and more that not only the quality of their products but also their communication design leads to an essential unique selling proposition on the market. More

Thursday, 4 February 2016

“Addressing a much larger group of people” – Red Dot winner stories in the media

The world’s best product design for 2016 will be chosen in only a few weeks. It’s a bold claim, but Red Dot has proven time after time to be the one award to fulfil it. A completely independent expert jury from more than 20 nations, that signs a strict code of honour and is looking at some 5,000 physical product entries on-site – this is an unparalleled scenery in the world of awards. No wonder, then, that the winners face an ever-growing interest by the media. More

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

“¡Viva el Diseño!”: exhibition of Spanish designs in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen only until 28 February

Since roughly 20 years, more and more objects from Spain are entering the global competition “Red Dot Design Award”. Many of them are continuously getting awarded by the international Red Dot Jury. Only until 28 February 2016, a prize-winning selection is on show in the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain” in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen/Germany. More

Friday, 29 January 2016

Red Dot: Junior Award – The platform for young talents

The Red Dot: Junior Award is one of each year’s highlights within the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. Many submissions by young talents are fascinating and stunning in a way that make our jurors ask: Is this really a junior work? More

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The jury is set: Product design competition is searching for innovations of 2016

With around 5,000 entries from more than 50 countries each year, the Red Dot Award is one of the world’s largest international product competitions. The registration phase for 2016 is in full swing, and the jury members have already been chosen. The about 40 experts from all over the globe will converge in the Ruhr region at the end of February to make up the Red Dot jury. These include ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle. More

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

“15 – A review of the year’s events in posters” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 30 January until 5 February 2016, visitors discover the exhibition „15 – A review of the year’s events in posters” (15 – Ein Jahresrückblick in Plakaten) in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. Political happenings and personal experiences had a formative influence on the year 2015. In the exhibition, award-winning designers deal with this in a visual way. ll of the works will be sold in a limited edition. For domestic and abroad projects, the proceeds go to UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe. More