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.

Red Dot Award 2016

Looking back on the design highlights of the year

2016 was again an eventful and successful year for Red Dot that was characerised by numerous high points. Those include the Red Dot Gala in Essen, Germany, the awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept in Singapore, and the honouring of the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in Berlin.


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.