“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.


Concentrated expert knowledge - the jury of the "red dot award: communication design"

Friday, 17 June 2011

The latecomers´ phase of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” ends and for the last time designers, agencies and design offices have the chance to take part at this year`s competition and face an independent, international jury of experts with their creative works.


The jury of the red dot award: communication design - as diverse as the entire competition

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

The countdown of the latecomers’ phase is on! Only until 17 June 2011 creative minds of communication design can register their works for the red dot award: communication design in up to three out of 24 categories. Whether posters, video games or company reports – an independent jury of internationally renowned experts appraises every work with a keen eye.


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.