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


Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 - Final call for submissions

On 20 May 2015, the submission period for this year’s Red Dot Award: Design Concept will end. Designers have a few days left to put finishing touches on their best concepts and prototypes and to participate in the competition. More

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Fast, sportive and modern: Award-winning vehicles in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

In the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015, four cars and a motorcycle were bestowed with the highest single award "Red Dot: Best of the Best". More

Monday, 11 May 2015

Red Dot Gala 2015: Preparations for the design event of the year are in full swing

The preparations for the Red Dot Gala are running in full speed: On 29 June 2015, the long awaited awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 and the subsequent Designers’ Night will take place. More

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Asian design between handicraft and hightech: free guided tour of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

On Sunday, 10 May 2015, visitors of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen can learn and experience the world of Asian design, which today has a strong impact on our society’s aesthetic opinion and has become an integral part of our everyday life. With the title “Between Handicraft and Hightech - Harmony in Asian Design” a public guided tour introduces current product designs and the concepts behind them from 3 - 4.30 p.m. More

Monday, 4 May 2015

Awarded fashion and accessories in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

Each year, the Red Dot Design Award notes a growing number of participants from the fashion world. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, glasses, street fashion, and bags, the submissions are adjudicated in the category "Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories". More

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Design support for upcoming talents - Adobe sponsors Red Dot: Junior Prize

The software company Adobe will be the exclusive sponsor of the Red Dot: Junior Prize in 2015. The global leader for creative solutions in digital marketing and digital media will support the distinction, which is granted as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. More

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

“Formosa Forms” exhibition opened in Vienna

On 28 April 2015, the exhibition “Formosa Forms - Design trends in technology and lifestyle from Taiwan” was opened at the designforum Wien. After stopping by in the German cities of Essen and Munich, contemporary Taiwanese design developments are now displayed in Austria. More

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

A successful relationship: Design Ballendat und the Red Dot Design Award

Design Ballendat and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen share a long relationship. In the early 1990s, the design studio was awarded with the distinction for highest design quality (now "Red Dot: Best of the Best") for the stacking chair Space and the cafeteria chair Step. Over the years, the design studio based in Germany and Austria received a total of 33 awards in the Red Dot Design Award. In 2015 alone, six product designs convinced the Red Dot jury. More

Monday, 27 April 2015

Only until 3 May: Awarded communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Only until 3 May, visitors can experience impressive communication works in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. More

Friday, 24 April 2015

“World’s Best Communication Design“ opened in Taipei

On 23 April, the exhibition “World’s Best Communication Design“ was opened in the course of a Best Practice Seminar in Taipei. More