Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Designers and manufacturers are now invited to submit their products

From 9 October 2017, designers and manufacturers from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their products to the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the world’s largest design competitions. The registration period breaks down into three different phases. Here you can find all important information.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The best communication designers of the year – award ceremony for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 in Berlin

On 27 October, Germany’s capital city will once again become a meeting point for the international creative industry. At the Red Dot Gala in Berlin, designers, agency heads and company representatives from all over the world will come together to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

“Vorsprung durch Technik” – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2017

Of all the awards given in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one that stands out: the title of honour “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”, which this year goes to German automotive firm Audi.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

This year, the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” goes to the full-service agency thjnk. This is the well-deserved recognition for the continuous and above-average design successes of the agency from Hamburg: In 2017 alone, it could win over 21 awards.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Best creative achievements: Museum for Communication Berlin shows exhibition of Red Dot winners

From 29 October 2017 to 14 January 2018, the state of the art of the international creative scene can be seen in the Museum for Communication Berlin: Subsequent to the Red Dot Gala, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” will be presented there.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Colouring is more than just the mere decor of a product. It is of central importance, because it has an effect of how a product is perceived and can strengthen the brand recognition. Furthermore, social trends and developments can be reflected by colours.


Interview with red dot juror Prof. Stefan Diez

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

He is considered one of the most innovative and promising designers; in 2012, he enriched the jury of the “red dot award: product design” with his expertise for the second time: Prof. Stefan Diez. Born 1971 in Freising, Germany, he studied industrial design at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. In 2003 he opened his own studio in Munich, and since 2010 he has been a professor at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.


Getting ready to celebrate the future

Monday, 15 October 2012

The red dot design museum in Singapore will be transformed; dignified and almost silent on most nights, on 19 October 2012 it will all change. Heart thumping beats, flashing lights and excited crowds will form the atmosphere of the “red dot award: design concept” awarding ceremony.


Interview with "red dot: best of the best" laureate No Picnic

Friday, 12 October 2012

Home recording has become an important part of today’s music culture. Sounds and beats are to be arranged and processed to very high standards in virtual studios. For example with the Propellerhead Balance, a 2-in/2-out audio interface for recording and playback, specifically developed to satisfy the needs of the target group. Thereby, the audio interface features an overall clear and neat arrangement: It is oriented toward daily use in a studio and allows musicians to capture spontaneous ideas.


Most innovative client: Mercedes-Benz receives the title of honour "red dot: client of the year 2012"

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Mercedes-Benz is the “red dot: client of the year 2012”. Since 2010, this honorary title is awarded to the client who supports to a special degree the competence of agencies – or his own communication designers – who translate good ideas into an expressive form by means of creative designs: Mercedes-Benz consistently sets new standards in product design as well as in communication design. No other company has been more successful in this year’s competition and thus receives the title of honour “red dot: client of the year 2012”.