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


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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Living, Doing, Working & Enjoying: Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 shows current award-winning products

The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017 reflects the entire spectrum of contemporary products and innovations from all fields of everyday life. Subdivided into different topics, it provides a vibrant picture of the design industry and its current developments. For the first time, the reference work of current industrial design will be published in four volumes: The single books “Living”, “Doing” and “Working” will be complemented by the volume “Enjoying”. More


Monday, 27 June 2016

Three at one stroke: Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents inspiring special exhibitions in July

From 5 July 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents three special exhibitions at once at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can experience the best products of the year in “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016”, and can meet the creative video technology of the design team of the year in “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”. Moreover, the exhibition “Formosa Forms – Contemporary Tradition in Taiwanese Design” informs about the current design understanding in Taiwan. More


Friday, 24 June 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – further jury members

The jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 continues to grow. Among the design professionals from all around the world Prof. Dr. Christof Rezk-Salama. The game design expert can already look back on years of experience as a Red Dot juror. Frank Bodin, Chairman and CEO of Havas Worldwide Switzerland, will join the panel for the second time. Also the Taiwanese young talent Johnason Lo, founder and creative director of JL DESIGN, will support the jury once again with his international expertise. More


Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Exhibition by the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016 – “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”

The honorary title “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016” was granted to the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd in recognition of highest design quality and a sustainable creation policy. With “Creative Video Revolution by Blackmagic Design”, the designers from Australia present their know-how from 5 July until 28 August 2016 in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany. More


Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Design event of the year: Award ceremony, exhibitions and after-show party crown the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

On 4 July 2016, the global design scene will come to Essen, Germany, to celebrate the best products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. During the Red Dot Gala, which has been booked out for months now, the winners of the highest single distinction, the “Red Dot Best of the Best”, will receive their trophies on stage in the Aalto-Theater in Essen. Afterwards, designers, manufacturers and design fans will celebrate at the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum. Ticket sales for the Designers’ Night end on 1 July 2016. More


Monday, 13 June 2016

Red Dot jury session: The expert panel is ready

The registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has ended. Now, the jury session is just around the corner: Numerous works are waiting to be evaluated by the Red Dot jury. In a three-day process, the members of the panel analyse all entries with their expert view and decide which works will be honoured with the Red Dot this year. Part of the jury are among others the sound professional Rainer Hirt, packaging and branding expert Renne Angelvuo and jury newcomer Jiaying Han. More


Friday, 10 June 2016

"ag Type Specimen" – a typography masterpiece awarded with the Red Dot: Grand Prix 2015

In 2015, Ahn Graphics was awarded with the Red Dot: Grand Prix for the typography artwork “ag Type Specimen”. The renowned experts of the Red Dot jury stated: “This typography design traces the history and development of Hangul, the Korean alphabet, its development from Chinese characters and the establishment of traditional Hangul up until today. Published as five high-quality volumes, each with a clear design arrangement, the work has emerged as a creative and innovative solution which not only transports the traditional system into our time, but is also a pleasure to read and leaf through. More


Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Special exhibition in the German Museum Huelsmann: “International Packaging Design – Selected by Red Dot“

With “International Packaging Design – Selected by Red Dot“, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents a selection of projects that were awarded in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, starting 8 June 2016. The exhibition takes place in the Museum Huelsmann in Bielefeld, Germany, and shows exklusive works that were honoured in 2015 within the category “Packaging Design“. It runs until 30 October 2016. More


Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Last chance to take part in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Designers and agencies only have until 10 June to submit their projects for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016. After that date, registrations for this year’s award year close. Communication designers and experts in marketing have the opportunity to test their mettle in 21 categories and see how they measure up in the eyes of the Red Dot jury. The search is on for good communication campaigns and creative projects from across the international design industry. More


Monday, 6 June 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – the jury continues to grow

In a few days, the registration period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is ending. Only until 10 June, designers and agencies can enter their best projects and face the judgement of the Red Dot jury. The international gremium decides on which works are awarded with the quality seal of the design indutry, the Red Dot. Part of the jury are: Sylvia Vitale Rotta, Eric Chang, Michel de Boer and Niels Schrader. More