Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Designers and manufacturers are now invited to submit their products

From 9 October 2017, designers and manufacturers from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their products to the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the world’s largest design competitions. The registration period breaks down into three different phases. Here you can find all important information.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The best communication designers of the year – award ceremony for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 in Berlin

On 27 October, Germany’s capital city will once again become a meeting point for the international creative industry. At the Red Dot Gala in Berlin, designers, agency heads and company representatives from all over the world will come together to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

“Vorsprung durch Technik” – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2017

Of all the awards given in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one that stands out: the title of honour “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”, which this year goes to German automotive firm Audi.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

This year, the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” goes to the full-service agency thjnk. This is the well-deserved recognition for the continuous and above-average design successes of the agency from Hamburg: In 2017 alone, it could win over 21 awards.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Best creative achievements: Museum for Communication Berlin shows exhibition of Red Dot winners

From 29 October 2017 to 14 January 2018, the state of the art of the international creative scene can be seen in the Museum for Communication Berlin: Subsequent to the Red Dot Gala, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” will be presented there.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Colouring is more than just the mere decor of a product. It is of central importance, because it has an effect of how a product is perceived and can strengthen the brand recognition. Furthermore, social trends and developments can be reflected by colours.


Insights into the "red dot award: product design 2012" - interview with Prof. Ben van Berkel

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Architect and red dot juror Professor Ben van Berkel was selected to design the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam in 1990 and co-founded UNStudio in 1998. He realised projects such as the Moebius House (1993/1998), the Museum Het Valkhof (1998) as well as the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart (2006). His Arnhem Central Transfer Terminal is scheduled for completion in 2013. Ben van Berkel has taught at Princeton, Columbia University and the Berlage Institute, among others. He is currently professor and Dean of the Architecture Department at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main and has co-authored a significant number of essays and monographs.


125 years Le Corbusier

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Architecture, city planning, furniture design – Le Corbusier strongly shaped the 20th century in various fields. His works are classics of design history – timeless and still up-to-date due to the clear language of form. 125 years ago, he was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds in Swiss canton Neuenburg.


ŠKODA on the fast lane: presentation of the new "Rapid" in the red dot design museum

Friday, 5 October 2012

From 9-12 October 2012, only few days after the traffic on the Autobahn 40 in Essen – which has completely been closed for months – is rolling again, Czech car manufacturer ŠKODA invites more than 100 journalists from the car trade press to the Ruhr Area. In the red dot design museum, the new compact saloon “Rapid” will officially be presented to representatives of the press, radio broadcasting, TV and online media.


Starting signal for the red dot design laboratory

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Together with the Province of Limburg, the city of Kerkrade and the Discovery Center Continium, red dot signed a memorandum of understanding for the project “Creative City”. In front of the building of the Discovery Center Continium, on the Museumsplein in Kerkrade, the red dot design laboratory as well as an “Earth Theater” will strengthen the creative industry in the Province of Limburg in the future. Highly symbolic, the delegation sprayed a “red dot” on the forecourt and marked exactly the spot, where the institutions are to be erected.