“Building Best Brands”

Interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 is on

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.

Outstanding design and its makers

The bike “SLADDA”

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”. It goes to the best products of a category like the IKEA bike “SLADDA”.

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.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

The Early Bird registration phase is on

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 Early Bird registration phase runs until 31 January.

“Juxtapositions”

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

Until 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents the 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. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.


BBDO receives highest possible design award

Thursday, 7 October 2010

BBDO receives the highest possible honour in the “red dot award: communication design” – the title “red dot: agency of the year 2010”. Germany’s leading marketing agency will thus be acknowledged for their successful creative performance in designing brand experiences and their superior design achievements.


Now available to order online: the Design Diary 2011

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

red dot is proud to present the new Design Diary 2011 – a classic of the red dot edition. The practical day planner in premium, black linen cover now enjoys cult status. The high-quality calendar contains comprehensive information on renowned design offices and producers from all around the globe, addresses of the most important design institutions worldwide, selected trade journals from Germany and abroad, as well as important design events.


Designing Success! – red dot in China: Award-winning product design inspires trade fair visitors in Shunde

Monday, 20 September 2010

The “Third China International Industrial Design Expo” at the Shunde Exhibition Centre in Guangdong province from 16-19 September 2010 was an attractive presentation platform for exhibitors from around the world to illustrate the essential role of good design as a value driver and distinguishing feature in global markets. The event is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential industrial design trade fairs and offered ideal conditions for a successful continuation of the “red dot on tour”.


Designing Success! – red dot in China

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Internationally leading design manufacturers present themselves in the growth market of the future. For a long time, China was regarded merely as a manufacturing location; in recent years, however, the region has experienced a real boom as a blossoming economic market with excellent growth rates and promising forecasts for the future. It also offers excellent conditions and enormous potential for the creative industries thanks to targeted state funding and private involvement.


DME Award 2010

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

The Design Management Europe Award enters a new round. For four years in succession the DME Award has been looking for companies, which use design as a strategic asset and as a means to distinguish themselves from their competitors. In the past, Virgin Atlantic, Festo, Decathlon, Loewe, Lego and Bionade ranked among the winners. For the first time this year, not only companies and institutions from EU member states but from all European nations may participate. The term of application will end on 8 October 2010. Participation will be free of charge.