Red Dot Award: Concept Design

Red Dot Award: Design Concept – Standard submission phase ends on 22 March

The work for the jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 will begin soon. Only entries submitted at the Early and Standard submission periods qualify for prejudging. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

The top individual award is the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and gives a silent phenomenon a sound identity. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Start of the competition in the anniversary year

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. Until 2 April, they can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories.

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 Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. In the end of February they gathered 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 Aleks Tatic again.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is the highest award of the Red Dot Award. In 2016, "kayak" by designer Patrick Norguet got the Award. The design of the chair focused on exploring the possibilities of wood.


Project Sunshine for Japan - exhibition for a good cause

Thursday, 11 August 2011

In March 2011, Japan was shocked by three catastrophes at the same time: The strong earthquake, the destructive tsunami and the resulting nuclear disaster caused a severe crisis for the country. Even though these occurrences already date back five months in continuously faster moving times, the expressions of concern do not end. Now, artists, graphic designers and art enthusiasts have originated a charity initiative, aiming at raising the victim’s hopes.


Berlin becomes the stage of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

On 7 October 2011, the most creative minds in communication design meet in Berlin: for the first time, the "red dot award: communication design" will be celebrated in Germany`s capital city. An international jury of renowned design experts awarded 608 red dot and 80 "red dot: best of the best" distinctions for outstanding creative works during a multi-day selection process.


Promising concepts: jury meeting of the "red dot award: design concept" completed!

Friday, 29 July 2011

The “red dot award: design concept” is not only the world`s most successful and professional contest for design concepts, it also serves as an indisputable benchmark for creativity and design in the industry. Once again, tomorrow`s ideas have been examined in Singapore.


"The Muse" - music video by Felix Marc in the red dot design museum

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Since 1997, remarkable events take place at the red dot design museum – and now an internationally known musician used the location for the first time for a sophisticated clip: The music scene that picks up the New Wave of the 1980s cannot be imagined without Felix Marc. His Song “The Muse” is the first release of his latest record “Parallel Worlds” and at the same time the first music clip ever shot in the red dot design museum. The old boiler house of the Zollverein colliery is not only a perfect frame, but also part of the story, whereby it is visually worked up in the triad muse, music and museum.


red dot goes Berlin: the best talents in the design scene celebrate in the capital city!

Friday, 15 July 2011

For more than half a century, red dot has traditionally celebrated its legendary award ceremonies in Essen. This year, the major international design competition will tread new ground: Today, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, announced in Berlin that this year for the first time the famous red dot is hosting a red dot gala – the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” – in Germany’s capital city. The initial results of this year’s jury meetings were published at the same time.