Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

In search of the best visions, prototypes and design concepts

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. The “Standard” submission phase runs until 22 March.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. Soon, some 40 recognised experts from around the world will gather again in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Gordon Bruce again.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

The Red Dot Institute filters the results of the Red Dot Design Award according to different criteria and creates, among others, rankings. Annually, it releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the leading organisations who have continuously invested in design and in innovation. The Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts recognises the top companies, design studios and universities with unceasing pursuance towards design excellence.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the Interior Design of the A’tolan House.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The laureates use the winner label for their communications and profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

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

Entitled “Under the Sign of the Circle”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents an exhibition of Japanese products until 19 March 2017. From electronic drums to extravagant packaging to origami chair: Around 100 exhibits invite visitors to discover Japanese design.


Obituary: Dr. Milton Tan deceased

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

The design world is mourning for Dr. Milton Tan. The promoter of design and associate professor for architecture at the National University of Singapore died on 8 November 2010 in Singapore. The international design world grieves the death of Milton Tan, the loss of an extraordinary promoter of design and a great personality.


Simply the best - the nominees for the red dot: grand prix

Friday, 5 November 2010

This week: glossy articles with substance – Magazines & Daily Press The red dot: grand prix, the top individual award in the competition, is only awarded to a maximum of one entry in each category. The excitement will continue to mount until the award ceremony on 8 December 2010, however, as the winners of the red dot: grand prix are announced live on stage. In the meantime you can familiarize yourself with the entries and make your own mind up. For the next six weeks, we will introduce you to the nominees in a different category every week.


Audi receives honorary “red dot: client of the year” award

Thursday, 4 November 2010

In 2010, for the first time in the history of the red dot design award, the honorary award “red dot: client of the year” is awarded. This award goes to automobile manufacturer AUDI, which this year shone with 16 awards in the red dot award: communication design and the communication design as well as marketing communication of which has received 39 red dots from the competition’s international jury in the past five years. A diverse range of design and brand agencies are behind this success.


Design Management Annual in Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Thursday, 28 October 2010

“In Germany the export share of design-oriented leading enterprises is far above the average,” explained Prof. Dr. Peter Zec at the beginning of his lecture on “The value of design”, which he gave on 26 October at the Design Management Institute in Boston (USA). During the three-day conference, he presented current figures to a highly interested professional audience. The red dot institute established these figures in a comparative market analysis for design-oriented companies.


Multiple Plan - Design crossroads in Belgium

Thursday, 28 October 2010

From 29 October to 21 November 2010 the red dot design museum and Wallonie-Bruxelles Design/Mode (WBDM) present the exhibition “MULTIPLE PLAN – Design crossroads in Belgium”, which shows a cross section of the new design standards in Belgium. This country is regarded as one of the most interesting with regards to the development of design. The vernissage takes place on 28 October 2010 at 6:00 pm at the red dot design museum.