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 Gordon Bruce

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. Soon, some 40 recognised experts from around the world will gather again 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 Gordon Bruce again.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

The Red Dot Institute filters the results of the Red Dot Design Award according to different criteria and creates, among others, rankings. Annually, it releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the leading organisations who have continuously invested in design and in innovation. The Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts recognises the top companies, design studios and universities with unceasing pursuance towards design excellence.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

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”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the Interior Design of the A’tolan House.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The laureates use the winner label for their communications and profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.

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.


Inspired experts – the jury of the red dot award: communication design

Thursday, 9 June 2011

The latecomers’ phase for the registration of posters, annual reports, video games, websites and further products of the communication industry for the red dot award: communication design 2011 is on. Only until 17 June 2011 designers, agencies or design offices have the chance to participate with their creative works. An independent, international jury of experts analyses every single work of the competition`s 24 different categories with expert knowledge and a good eye for outstanding design.


A keen eye for good design – the jury of the red dot award: communication design

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

During the latecomers' phase designers, agencies or design offices still have the chance to register by 17 June and hand in their works for the renowned “red dot award: communication design 2011”, to face up to an independent, international jury of experts. The careful choice of top-class jurors, whose line-up varies year by year, guarantees a high degree of objectivity and trustiness for the competition. Being experts in the various fields of communication design, all jurors have specialised knowledge and make sure that all of the 24 different categories will be evaluated and discussed critically.


Decision on the red dot award: product design 2011: Grohe wins “red dot: design team of the year”

Monday, 6 June 2011

Thousands and thousands of products are judged every year as part of the red dot design award. The international jury selects outstanding achievements, gives direction and uncovers trends. But there is one red dot award that stands out from all the others. The “red dot: design team of the year” is a title of honour that is awarded just once every year. As announced today in Düsseldorf, this year’s title goes to a manufacturer whose products allow us to experience water with all of our senses. This year’s award for design team of the year goes to Grohe.


World Design Capital Helsinki 2012

Friday, 3 June 2011

The association Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) was founded in 1957 and is a non-profit organisation that sets its goal on creating a world in which design increases our social and cultural as well as our economical and ecological quality of living. The Icsid is supported in its efforts by well-known members, such as Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot award and former president of the council.


red dot award: communication design – application period ends soon, jury is ready and waiting!

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

By 17 June creative minds of communication design still have the chance to register and hand in their works for the renowned “red dot award: communication design 2011”. Today the latecomers’ time for applications is on, which provides designers, agencies, design offices and clients of communication design works the opportunity to submit their creative achievements in this crucial phase and may be honoured with one of the much sought-after red dots afterwards.