Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


With a forum and an exhibition: red dot fascinates audience in Xiamen

Monday, 10 September 2012

On the occasion of the China International Design Business Week in Xiamen, red dot demonstrates presence in the South Chinese metropolis. From 8 – 12 September 2012, more than 120 works – which have all been awarded in the “red dot award: product design” within the last two years – will be exhibited in the International Conference & Exhibition Center. Themed “the world of red dot – business success by design”, the exhibition offers the perfect opportunity to Chinese companies, to deal intensively with prize-winning, foreign designs, to realise cultural differences and to use these information for their own innovations – and thus being successful on the international market.


Two in a row: Success in different competitions for eyewear collection

Thursday, 6 September 2012

To compete with innovative companies in a competition is a big challenge. Being awarded the sought-after red dot for one’s own creative work by an independent jury is a great honour. To repeat such an achievement in different competitions, though, is a brilliant feat which seldom happens. With the eyewear collection “Grafik Plastic” and its stringent design strategy, Grafik Factory from South Korea succeeded in the “red dot award: product design 2012” as well as in the “red dot award: communication design 2012” and enthused the respective jury of experts.


State-of-the-art: Special exhibition "Design on stage - winners red dot award: communication design 2012"

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Trend-setting, courageous, emotional: Apps, posters or annual reports which are awarded in the “red dot award: communication design 2012” have all these features – and even more. Those who want to get an impression on what works from communication design are the source of inspiration and the trend barometer of the international creative scene, should not miss the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: communication design 2012“.


red dot gala and Designers' Night in Berlin - the goal in mind

Monday, 3 September 2012

There are only a few weeks left before “red dot goes Berlin“ again! The preparations for the event are in progress and the design elite already is already wondering: Who will belong to the laureates? Just as last year, the complete overview of all winners will officially be announced not until the award ceremony on 24 October 2012. The distinctions in the competition are the well-deserved reward for outstanding design achievements.