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

“Vorsprung durch Technik” – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2017

Of all the awards given in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one that stands out: the title of honour “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”, which this year goes to German automotive firm Audi.

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.


Concentrated expert knowledge – Introducing the jury of the red dot award: design concept 2013

Monday, 11 March 2013

Practicing designers, academics, editors - combined, the jury of the “red dot award: design concept 2013” has vast experience. The members have either been designing award winning products, mentoring and teaching future designers, or keeping their eyes and ears attuned to the latest trends.


"red dot award: communication design": creative events 2013

Thursday, 7 March 2013

What is the hallmark for excellent design? The “red dot award: communication design”, which has been held in its origins back since 1993, will soon document the major trends of the industry: The competition, which ranks among the most prestigious in this sector, is open to designers, agencies, design studios as well as to campaign-strong companies. And, in fact, the competition is well established and deeply rooted in the calendar of the creative branche.


In memory of James Irvine

Friday, 1 March 2013

The world of design grieves for one of the most significant industrial designers and red dot jurors: James Irvine. On 18 February 2013, he passed away at the age of only 54 in a hospital in Milan, Italy. For the most, his death was unexpected.


Huge interest in the red dot special exhibition "Schweiz ist Design" in Basel, Switzerland

Thursday, 28 February 2013

This year, for the first time, red dot is featured at the renowned Swiss fair “muba” with an extensive special exhibition. On initiative of designer Andy Andresen and in cooperation with the red dot design museum, the “Messe Schweiz” presents a selection of Swiss red dot laureates from 2009 until 2012.