Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot Award: Communication Design – “Early Bird” registration ends on 2 April

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition within the “Early Bird” registration phase until 2 April and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the first submission period.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Inspiring communication design: Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents exhibition with international creations

From 6 April – 21 May 2017, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will become a hot-spot for creative achievements from around the world. With its new special exhibition “World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW” it showcases the latest trends, strategies and projects of the regional and international communication design scene.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

The top individual award is the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and gives a silent phenomenon a sound identity. 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design-Ranking 2016 – outstanding performances by institutions

The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. The Red Dot jury of 21 international design experts awarded five institutions with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, in recognition of the outstanding effort and quality designs, one of them is "ENSCI - Les Ateliers".

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. In the end of February they gathered in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Aleks Tatic again.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is the highest award of the Red Dot Award. In 2016, "kayak" by designer Patrick Norguet got the Award. The design of the chair focused on exploring the possibilities of wood.


Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

Monday, 13 February 2017

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the interior design of the A’tolan House.


Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The Red Dot jury assesses thousands of entries from all around the world and assigns the Red Dot for good design quality. The awarded manufacturers and designers use the winner label for their communications and also profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.


“BIKE | DESIGN | CITY”: exhibition with Red Dot awarded products in Switzerland

Monday, 30 January 2017

With the exhibition “BIKE | DESIGN | CITY”, Gewerbemuseum Winterthur in Switzerland takes a look at the wide variety of bike scenes in evidence today, explores cycling’s rich development potential for urban transport and examins some possible future scenarios. Until 30 July 2017, the exposition presents among others excellent design products, some of which are Red Dot winners.


Early submission of Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 to end 31 January

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. Early submission discounts end on 31 January 2017. Participants should prepare and submit entries for the award before 1 February 2017 to take advantage of the discounts.


Last chance to enter – Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 closing date for entries is 8 February

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The preparatory phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is in full swing. Designers and manufacturers only have until 8 February to submit their current products in the international competition. There are 47 categories to choose from that reflect the wide range of industrially produced goods.