“Building Best Brands”

Interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.

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: grand prix 2010 - learn from the best

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Last year the international jury of experts selected six works from the categories of Advertising, Magazines & Daily Press, Packaging Design, Posters, TV & Films and Digital Games for a "red dot: grand prix" – the top award in the competition.


Anniversary of the DME Award: successful design management in Europe will be awarded for the 5th time

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

In line with the EU funded Innovation Festival which takes place in Tallinn/Estonia, the DME consortium conferres the DME Award for the 5th time. The opinion that design has already become one of the key features for innovation and commercial success finally makes its way into the EU.


DMI-Conference: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec gave a lecture in Amsterdam

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

The renowned Design Management Institute (DMI) informed about current challenges and new initiatives of corporate-creative thinking at the conference “DMI Design/Management Europe 15” on 18/19 May 2011.


Last few days to submit in German, Mandarin or Korean for red dot award: design concept 2011

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Compete for the opportunity to be counted as the top design talent and design organisation in 2011. Your good design capability needs a credible promotion platform and winning a red dot gives you access to international promotional opportunities that are only available to winners.


Insights into the jury of red dot award: design concept: Interview with Professor Axel Thallemer

Monday, 2 May 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is underway. On 13 May, the regular submission period will close. In mid-May, a jury of 17 experts will have the important task of shortlisting the most creative and innovative, yet manufacturable, ideas and prototypes. Using the example of Prof. Axel Thallemer, get an insight into the jury’s background, what makes them tick, and why they do what they do.