Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

International design experts select the best design concepts

The basis of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 is formed by the experts of the Red Dot jury. This year, it is comprised of 20 internationally recognised designers, professors, specialised journalists and publishers. Thanks to their backgrounds and experiences, the jury members can especially appreciate the cultural characteristics of design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Audience interaction as part of successful channel branding

Last year, the new design of the television station France 4 was honoured with the Red Dot: Grand Prix in the category film & animation. The advertising agency Gédéon realigned the entertainment channel for music, movies, series and art formats as a true cross-media platform while setting a focos on the interaction with the audience.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows creative communication campaigns

From 22 April 2016, “World’s Best Communication Design 2015/2016 – Taiwanese and international highlights of the Red Dot Award” will show a selection of international projects that were successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Blackmagic Industrial Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016

In 2016, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will travel half way around the globe to receive the “Radius” challenge cup in Essen, Germany. Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd from Australia is to receive the highest honorary title of the Red Dot Design Award.

Red Dot Design Museum

Exhibition shows achievements of the international communication design scene

Until 29 May 2016, visitors of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany can see the special exhibition “World's Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW”, which combines the best performances of the regional and international communication design scene in one place.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Nature and design: awarded product highlights for the outdoor season

Time to start the outdoor season: not only the first warm spring days attract the people to go outside now. A variety of functional and aesthetic products, which were awarded in this year‘s Red Dot Award: Product Design, invite to leave the house and linger in the garden, on the balcony and terrace.


red dot exhibition opening in Vienna

Monday, 26 January 2009

Approximately 300 guests from the communication design industry got together on 22 January 2009 at the opening of the two special exhibitions “red dot presents: communication design at its best” and “Strichpunkt presents High Voltage Design” in the designforum of the Vienna Museum Quarter.


red dot reception at the imm cologne

Thursday, 22 January 2009

On 20 January 2009 the red dot reception took place as part of the red dot exhibition “red dot living” at the imm cologne. The red dot reception, which was officially opened by the managing director of Koelnmesse, Gerald Böse, was already well received by the international design industry before the trade fair.


Obituary: Shigeo Fukuda deceased

Monday, 19 January 2009

The design world is mourning the loss of Shigeo Fukuda. On Sunday, 11 January 2009, the graphic designer Shigeo Fukuda passed away suddenly at the age of 76. Shigeo Fukuda was one of the most prolific illusion artists in the world and served as one of the international experts in the jury for the red dot award: communication design 2005.


Register now for the red dot award: product design 2009!

Monday, 19 January 2009

The world economic situation has changed and it is crucial to react to the challenges of the new year. Right now it is therefore all the more important for companies and designers to take on a pioneering role with good quality and innovative ideas. With its 11,000 entries from 61 different nations, the red dot design award is a barometer of the general mood and we are overwhelmed as to how active companies are with regards to design also in 2009 and how many entries we have seen already.


red dot award: design concept 2009 – register now!

Friday, 16 January 2009

Once again, the call for submissions for the red dot award: design concept 2009 is open. The search for the best design talents, companies and institutions begins and the who’s who in the world of design for 2009 will be revealed. Compete and claim your place in this prestigious list. Early registration discounts start from 15 Jan till 15 Apr 2009.