Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Designers and manufacturers are now invited to submit their products

From 9 October 2017, designers and manufacturers from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their products to the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the world’s largest design competitions. The registration period breaks down into three different phases. Here you can find all important information.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The best communication designers of the year – award ceremony for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 in Berlin

On 27 October, Germany’s capital city will once again become a meeting point for the international creative industry. At the Red Dot Gala in Berlin, designers, agency heads and company representatives from all over the world will come together to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

This year, the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” goes to the full-service agency thjnk. This is the well-deserved recognition for the continuous and above-average design successes of the agency from Hamburg: In 2017 alone, it could win over 21 awards.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Best creative achievements: Museum for Communication Berlin shows exhibition of Red Dot winners

From 29 October 2017 to 14 January 2018, the state of the art of the international creative scene can be seen in the Museum for Communication Berlin: Subsequent to the Red Dot Gala, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” will be presented there.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Colouring is more than just the mere decor of a product. It is of central importance, because it has an effect of how a product is perceived and can strengthen the brand recognition. Furthermore, social trends and developments can be reflected by colours.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

More than just lettering: Typography

“By the Way”, designed by Thomas Wirtz, and “Kontrapunkt Miki”, designed by Kontrapunkt Group A/S, perfeclty illustrate the diversity of the category “Typography” in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


A look behind the scenes: with red dot juror Prof. Dr. Florian Hufnagl

Monday, 22 October 2012

With his outstanding expertise, Prof. Dr. Florian Hufnagl was appointed juror at red dot already nine times. About the “red dot award: product design 2012”, he said: “I am surprised time and again by the perfect organisation of this competition.” Once again, he was able to find current developments in design and contribute to selecting the best products of the year.


Producing innovation - red dot award: design concept 2012

Friday, 19 October 2012

The ability to take a single voice, rustle, or scratch, then layer, build and create into melody makes the awarding ceremony’s performer, Randolf Arriola, an extraordinary artist in his field acknowledged and admired by this peers. The same goes for the designers honoured for their winning works at the “red dot award: design concept 2012”.


Interview with "red dot: best of the best" laureates: Jonas Forsman and Lars Wettre

Friday, 19 October 2012

A small fire can quickly turn into a veritable inferno. That is why having a fire extinguisher in the house is very important as it can be a real life assurance. Unfortunately, these extinguishers are not very attractive and are thus relegated to corners or cellars in order to hide them. With this in mind, Lars Wettre and Jonas Forsman designed an extinguisher with a completely different look.


Interview with red dot juror Prof. Stefan Diez

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

He is considered one of the most innovative and promising designers; in 2012, he enriched the jury of the “red dot award: product design” with his expertise for the second time: Prof. Stefan Diez. Born 1971 in Freising, Germany, he studied industrial design at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. In 2003 he opened his own studio in Munich, and since 2010 he has been a professor at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.