Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Announcement of the first jurors

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing. Until 10 June, participants can still enter their communication and design solutions and face the judgement of the Red Dot jury. The first jurors of this year’s award are already confirmed.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Party with international design stars at the Red Dot Design Museum

On 4 July 2016, following the Red Dot Gala, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, for the Designers' Night. On that evening, around 1,800 guests from around the world celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. The after show party is also the opening of the winners’ exhibition “Design on Stage”.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Excellent product design is not a matter of dimensions

This year again, the Red Dot Award: Product Design proves that good product design is not a matter of dimensions. From fashion and accessories as well as consumer electronics to vehicles, household aids and furniture - the best innovations are awarded with the “Red Dot” in 31 product categories.

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: Communication Design 2016

Latecomer registration has started until 10 June 2016

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Until 10 June 2016, the international creative scene is invited to submit their best works to the competition for communication design.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows creative communication campaigns

Since 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.


New book "Enjoying" extends the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2016/2017

Friday, 4 March 2016

This year, the awarded products of the Red Dot Award: Product Design are published in four volumes for the first time. In addition to "Living", "Doing" and "Working" the new book "Enjoying" was added. Reason for the extension is the continuously increasing number of participants of the competition. The new arrangement of the yearbooks provide a simpler overview of the products for the reader and make them more handy.


Jury session for Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 successful

Thursday, 3 March 2016

41 experts from all over the globe came together in the Ruhr region at the end of February to form the largest Red Dot jury in the history of the competition. The jury members included ICE and Transrapid designer Alexander Neumeister, fashion icon Jimmy Choo and automotive design legend Chris Bangle. During the jury session all entries were examined on site.


Touching allowed – also on Mondays in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, is not a museum in the classical sense. It underlines this fact once again: Since it enjoys popularity, the house, located on the grounds of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein coal mine, opens its doors also on Mondays from 7 March 2016. Until 31 October 2016, the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design can be visited every day from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.


In search of good design and creativity – Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has started

Monday, 29 February 2016

Participants can enter their best works to the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. On occasion of the Call for Entries, Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, explains the benefits of taking part in the competition and motivates the creative industry to meet the challenge.


Last chance to visit the exhibition „¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain“

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Only until Sunday, 28 February 2016 the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”. Visitors get a unique insight into the creative and innovative world of contemporary Spanish design. In addition to pieces of furniture, lighting and designs for public spaces, creative projects provide information on how people can skilfully communicate.