Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places.

“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Messe Düsseldorf distinguishes 22 products with the “caravaning design award”

Friday, 30 July 2010

For the fifth time around, Messe Düsseldorf issued the caravaning design award “innovations for new mobility” in the run-up to the CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF. The renowned design award, issued every two years in cooperation with red dot projects, distinguishes product developments in the caravaning sector for particularly innovative concepts and successful design.


A top class event - the international design scene celebrates in the 2010 European Capital of Culture

Monday, 5 July 2010

International guests, a spectacular awards presentation, two impressing special exhibitions, and a glamorous party – this year’s red dot gala was truly a top class event. More than 1,000 guests from all over the world had travelled to Essen, Germany on 5 July 2010, in order to take part in the awards presentation of the “red dot award: product design”, one of the largest and major international design competitions.


Award ceremony 2010

Monday, 5 July 2010

International guests, a spectacular awards presentation, two impressing special exhibitions, and a glamorous party – this year’s red dot gala was truly a top class event. More than 1,000 guests from all over the world had travelled to Essen, Germany on 5 July 2010, in order to take part in the awards presentation of the “red dot award: product design”, one of the largest and major international design competitions.


Time for a re-launch: red dot improves online service

Thursday, 1 July 2010

A good web site is always flexible and dynamic, it provides a wealth of updated information, reflects the progress of an enterprise…and sometimes it’s time for a re-launch. Starting today, our web site will provide a new layout as well as a new an improved structure.


Designing Success! – red dot in China

Thursday, 1 July 2010

In view of China’s constantly growing importance as a location for creative minds, red dot wants to send a clear signal for outstanding design on the occasion of the “Third China International Industrial Design Expo” in Shunde: By the “Designing Success – red dot in China“ exhibition from 16 to 19 September, red dot will present selected winners of the red dot award: product design 2010.