Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

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: design concept - Reward and honour for the pursuit of design excellence

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Every year at the “red dot award: design concept”, thousands of concepts are received and put to the highest examination before the panel of the highly respected jury members. This pursuit of design excellence by companies, design studios and universities from all over the world is a crucial drive for continual improvements and breakthroughs in the design industry.


red dot award: communication design – "TV, Films and Cinema"

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Whether channel brandings, TV commercials, on-air-design or internet films: Works that convince in the category ”TV, Films and Cinema“, visualise issues from unusual perspectives and astonish with their messages. In 2011, the European cultural channel “Arte” impressed the red dot jury with the dynamism, creativity and originality of its image film “ARTE EN MOUVEMENT“. Who wants to be among this year’s lucky winners, should submit his creative achievements to the “red dot award: communication design 2012” and compete with the international design elite.


red dot award: communication design 2012 – benefit from the early bird discount until 13 April!

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

By the end of March 2012, the “red dot award: communication design” entered the next round – and with it original and visionary works. Designers, clients and agencies who would like to take advantage of a discounted registration should keep this date in mind: 13 April 2012. On this day, the early bird registration period of this year’s “red dot award: communication design” ends! Those who have the courage to submit their logos, PR campaigns and advertising efforts to the 2011 competition will give their creative achievements in the hands of an internationally renowned jury that rewards only the best works with a red dot.


red dot award: communication design 2012 - brand new: "Mobile & Apps" and "Social Media"

Monday, 2 April 2012

Standstill? Not at the “red dot award: communication design”! In 2012, the international red dot jury will assess creative achievements in 21 categories. The new ones, "Mobile & Apps" and "Social Media", reflect the advancing process of digitalisation. In addition to traditional communication design from areas such as "Editorial" and "Advertising", digital design achievements in particular promise a high degree of innovation potential.


Pre-announcement: "German Design Standards" will be presented in Hong Kong

Friday, 30 March 2012

A new title will catch the attention of the design world by the end of this year in Hong Kong: "German Design Standards – From Bauhaus to Globalisation". The Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) will hold the German Design Standards exhibition at HKDI Gallery from December 2012 to March 2013, showcasing exhibits from the red dot design museum and Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich – on the evolution of German design from a historical, cultural and aesthetic perspective.