Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Winners will be published in International Yearbook Communication Design

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is currently underway. The Red Dot Award opens agencies, designers and companies the doors to a worldwide network of creative and design-oriented companies and offers the winners exclusive opportunities to communicate their success. One of the “Winners' Benefits” is the presentation of the award-winning work and its makers in the International Yearbook Communication Design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

When external values count – excellent packaging design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Packaging Design”.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans.

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".


Top designers in Essen: The jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012”

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Even though the new year is only a few days old, the preparations for the adjudication of the latest products already run at full speed. Already by now, the renowned design experts – who will get together in Essen, Germany, in February 2012 in order to test, discuss and evaluate every single work – are set.


Retrospect: red dot design award 2011

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

The same procedure as every year? Well, not at the world’s biggest design competition. 2011 draws to a close and the red dot design award can look back to an eventful year, which kept numerous highlights and successful premieres ready.


Big success in the promotion of upcoming talents - red dot young professionals

Friday, 23 December 2011

Being the biggest international design award, red dot supports new talents in strengthening the trust of potential clients in their creative performance. This year again, young professionals – designers who have obtained their academic qualifications within the past five years – had the chance to apply for one out of 50 free registrations to the “red dot award: product design 2012”.


Greek myths as a source of inspiration for creativity: "The Greek Monsters" at the red dot design museum!

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Minotaur, Cerberus and Chimera are usually terrifying and ugly creatures. But this is a myth – the truth is that most of the ancient Greek beasts were friendly fellows. That is proved by the Beetroot Design Group from Greece – the “red dot: agency of the year 2011” presents itself self-ironically as “The Greek Monsters” and thus, responds to the current criticism on all what origins from Greece.


Successful product auction: Design Zentrum NRW raises 6,937 euros for Amnesty International

Monday, 12 December 2011

The red dot design museum in Essen presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design – and always stays up to date: After one year, most of the objects are sent back to their manufacturers, so the latest winning products of the “red dot design award” can find their way into the museum. Now, numerous top products were used in another way: The victorious brands decided by majority to auction them off for a good cause.