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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Winners will be published in International Yearbook Communication Design

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is currently underway. The Red Dot Award opens agencies, designers and companies the doors to a worldwide network of creative and design-oriented companies and offers the winners exclusive opportunities to communicate their success. One of the “Winners' Benefits” is the presentation of the award-winning work and its makers in the International Yearbook Communication Design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

When external values count – excellent packaging design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Packaging Design”.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design-Ranking 2016 – outstanding performances by institutions

The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. The Red Dot jury of 21 international design experts awarded five institutions with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, in recognition of the outstanding effort and quality designs, one of them is "ENSCI - Les Ateliers".


Pre-announcement: "German Design Standards" will be presented in Hong Kong

Friday, 30 March 2012

A new title will catch the attention of the design world by the end of this year in Hong Kong: "German Design Standards – From Bauhaus to Globalisation". The Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) will hold the German Design Standards exhibition at HKDI Gallery from December 2012 to March 2013, showcasing exhibits from the red dot design museum and Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich – on the evolution of German design from a historical, cultural and aesthetic perspective.


Awarded decision-makers: Who will become "red dot: client of the year 2012"?

Friday, 30 March 2012

It’s a symbiosis of a special kind: Heads of communications and their agencies. Almost always an uneasy relationship – and the tension may never go out into public. At the worst, one uses the other in order to clarify the question of fault concerning communicative failure by simply denying the counterpart’s competence.


With the Grim Reaper, Morth won the "red dot: junior prize 2011" and 10.000 Euros

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Last year, the “red dot: junior prize” was awarded to the communication designer Martina Morth for her thesis "Aufschwung durch Ableben" (“Economic revival through death”). “The idea of death in connection with an annual report came up during an internship I did, shortly before I finished of my academic studies. I had the opportunity to work on a very nice annual report for an international enterprise, whose primary business is gas and engineering”.


Things to know and FAQs for the “red dot award: communication design 2012”

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Can I submit a work in several categories? Can the work submitted comprise several parts? Who can take part in the “red dot: junior award”? Those who asked themselves these kinds of questions regarding the “red dot award: communication design” can read all the answers on the competition’s website. The FAQs provide a solid overview on the most frequently asked questions.


red dot award: design concept 2012 - Panel of jury unveiled!

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The much anticipated identities of the panel of jury for the “red dot award: design concept 2012” are finally revealed! With extensive expertise in industrial design, design publications and design consultancies, all members of the jury are well respected authoritative figures in their respective fields. Hailing from Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, China, Singapore, USA, Mexico, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom, Sweden, Austria and Finland, the jury panel will be judging and challenging each concept with their own unique perspective, ensuring that the best and most outstanding concepts receive the due commendation - with the prized label of the red dot.