Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.


"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.