Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.


Call for entries! Register now for the interzum award: intelligent material & design 2011!

Thursday, 3 February 2011

As of now, the exhibitors of the “interzum cologne” are again invited to enter their product innovations to the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2011”. The registration period ends 10 March 2011. The design competition, which is already being held for the sixth time by Koelnmesse in cooperation with red dot, has become a well established quality standard in the industry.


red dot award: design concept 2011 - Open to your ideas now!

Friday, 28 January 2011

While the red dot award: product design has entered its final registration phase, the red dot award: design concept is now open for 2011. The red dot design award calls upon designers, companies, design institutions and design studios to submit their latest and best ideas for products.


What are the key features of the red dot design award?

Thursday, 27 January 2011

And what are the differences of red dot – compared with other design competitions? Professor Dr. Peter Zec, managing director of red dot, provides the answers.


Closure of the regular registration period: Participation boom in the red dot design award!

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Shortly before the end of the regular registration period, red dot is registering a boom in participation: By now, more products than during the whole regular period of the previous year have been entered. Beside a strengthening world economy Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, sees the reasons for the extensive commitment of manufacturers in an increased self-confidence of the product innovators.


young professionals: red dot sponsors 50 design talents

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the red dot award: product design 2011. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 180 creative professionals from almost 40 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia.