Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 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”.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015: the Red Dot Gala in Berlin on Storify

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

On 6 November 2015, the international creative scene celebrated the best of the communication design industry both on stage in the Konzerthaus Berlin and in the E-Werk as well as on the Internet - a look back on the evening, retold on Storify.


International creative scene in Berlin: Red Dot Gala celebrated in honour of the year’s best achievements

Saturday, 7 November 2015

On 6 November 2015, the international creative scene celebrated the best of the best in the communication design industry. On stage at the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the proud laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 accepted their awards in the presence of 1,400 guests.


LG Electronics - best brand in this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

The Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2015 has been chosen: LG Electronics is to receive the sought-after title of honour for its outstanding communication campaigns. The global manufacturer of consumer electronics and appliances won a total of 13 awards in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


Tenfold number of visitors: "Xiamen International Design Business Week - Red Dot in China 2015" with record attendance and a new award

Monday, 2 November 2015

300,000 internationale designers, manufacturers and design enthusiasts came together at the International Conference and Exhibition Center of Xiamen and got fascinated by the latest product developments.


From functional style towards design: 1988 and today

Monday, 2 November 2015

Product designs are always an expression of their time. The comparison of statements from 1988 and 2015 shows in which way the role of design has changed in different product areas.