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 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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

More than just lettering: Typography

“By the Way”, designed by Thomas Wirtz, and “Kontrapunkt Miki”, designed by Kontrapunkt Group A/S, perfeclty illustrate the diversity of the category “Typography” in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


2.000 inspirational exhibits at your fingertips: guided tour of the red dot design museum

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

In the course of the 23rd “Große Zechenfest” at UNESCO world cultural heritage Zeche Zollverein, the red dot design museum invites to a total of six free guided tours on 29 and 30 September 2012. These will inform the guests about contemporary everyday objects from all over the world. Visitors will recognise many of these consumer goods and will maybe even have one or two of the products at home. The exhibits share a very special feature that distinguishes them from other everyday items, namely their excellent design.


Innovation vs. imitation - registration for the "Plagiarius 2013" has started

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

The numbers of product counterfeiting and plagiarism increased dramatically within the last years. Manufacturers often make the bitter experience that products – in which years of research and development have been invested – are plagiarised shortly after their market launch. Since 1977, the negative award “Plagiarius” has been announced to put ruthless fakes into the limelight and to sensitise the consumers for the topic.


Guided tours & talks at the Alte Münze Berlin

Monday, 24 September 2012

How much design does a video game contain? Is design rateable? And how does a design bureau become the agency of the year? On 25 and 26 October 2012, Prof. Dr. Linda Breitlauch, Michel de Boer, Jean Jacques Schaffner and the red dot: agency of the year will discuss these and many other questions together with young creative talents.


Avi Avital - the first mandolinist with a Grammy nomination will fascinate the audience of the red dot gala in Berlin

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Young Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital graduated from “Jerusalem Academy of Music“ and is said to be one of the most outstanding soloists of our time. In 2007, he won the renowned Israeli prize for soloists, the “Aviv competition”. In Germany, he was awarded the ECHO for his recording with the “David Orlowsky Trio”.