“Juxtapositions”

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

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new 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, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, 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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Product designers face up to the toughest choice of the year: red dot design award honours international excellence

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

In the field of product design there are many rankings; but now, the results of the probably toughest design contest are on hand: The jury sessions of the “red dot award: product design 2011” have ended. Since today it is known who was able to stand up to the top international comparison and which companies are allowed to adorn their innovations with the renowned “red dot” – and whose products will be presented as exhibits in the red dot design museum as of 5 July 2011.


Inspiration and Insight jury interview series: red dot award: design concept 2011

Monday, 14 March 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway and pre-judging will begin in just over 2 months. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative, innovative yet feasible ideas and prototypes. Get an insight into the jury, what makes them tick and why they do what they do.


red dot award: design concept 2011

Thursday, 10 March 2011

The reasons why: a video interview with Prof. Dr. Peter Zec As this year’s design concept award is underway, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec answers some questions about the current contest and tells us the story of the award so far.


Early submission discounts ending in 1 week

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

28 February, keep this date in mind for the close of the early submission period of the red dot award: design concept 2011. You have 1 week left to take advantage of the early submission discounts.


Master Lecture Series in Hong Kong: Lecture by Professor Dr. Zec on success strategies

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

How can design increase a company’s value? What can we learn from the best design teams and global market leaders? red dot President Prof. Dr. Peter Zec will speak on these issues on 14 Feb., 2011 at the Hong Kong Design Institute. Using different companies as examples, the value of design as a strategic business tool for economic growth will be highlighted in this lecture.