Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top honour for first-class achievement – Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

The title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017” goes to Koblenz: The Canyon Design Team will be included in the “Hall of Fame” of international design for its consistent and unparalleled design performance.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore relocates to Marina Bay

In 1955, the “Ständige Schau formschöner Industrieerzeugnisse” (Permanent Show of Elegant Industrial Products) was established in Villa Hügel in Essen, Germany. It evolved over the years to become the Red Dot Design Museum. Today, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design. It currently houses around 2,000 international design objects in the former boiler house of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex. All exhibits are award-winning design works from the Red Dot Design Award which is organised in three disciplines: product design, communication design and design concept.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award ceremony, after-show party and exhibition opening: Red Dot honours the best in the design industry

The event to honour the designers and manufacturers that have won the Red Dot this year will take place on 3 July 2017. Each year, the award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto-Theater and the after-show party in the Red Dot Design Museum attract hundreds of representatives of the world’s best brands and design offices to the Ruhr Region. Participants from all over the globe entered thousands of products in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 to have them evaluated by the jury. Those objects that won over the 39-member expert jury with their well thought-through design won a Red Dot, while the best products of the year received the highest award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

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, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnasson Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Teufel will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the “Omni Nightclub Taipei”

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. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the Omni Nightclub Taipei by The LOOP Inc., designed by Etai-Space Design Office.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.


"Inspiration and Insight": Interview with Ruifeng Dong - jury member "red dot award: design concept 2011"

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

The red dot award: design concept 2011 is in its final stage and will close soon on 10 July. In late July, the jury will be gathering together to discuss and debate the merits of each submitted design concept and award the very best of 2011.


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.