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

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

Annually, the Red Dot Institute releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the 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: 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: 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.


Winners’ Benefits: awarded products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Monday, 16 January 2017

Currently, the registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is on. The regular registration ends on 20 January 2017. The Red Dot jury assesses thousands of entries from all around the world and assigns the Red Dot for good design quality. The awarded manufacturers and designers use the winner label for their communications and also profit from further benefits. The Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents an exhibition of a very special type.


Outstanding design and its makers: the bike “SLADDA”

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

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, among them the IKEA bike “SLADDA”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this bike, and talked to the designers Oskar Juhlin, Kristian Eke und Jan Puranen from Veryday.


Start of the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2017”

Monday, 9 January 2017

As of now, exhibitors at “interzum 2017” can register their innovations for “interzum award: intelligent material and design 2017”. Koelnmesse is already hosting the design competition for the ninth time in collaboration with Red Dot. Until 3 March, the furniture supplier industry is invited to face the international comparison with their products. The best designs will be selected by an international expert jury.


“La valeur du design”: exhibition of Red Dot winners in France

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Only until 8 January 2017, the exhibition “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) will be on show in the French city of Saint Etienne. Already since the middle of September 2016, a selection of Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world is on show at the Cité du Design. It inform visitors about the merits and value of good design and demonstrates that the term “design” goes way beyond the surface.


Outstanding design and its makers: “TULIP Feuerring”

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

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 the entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, among them the “TULIP Feuerring”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this fireplace, and talked to the designer Andreas Reichlin.