Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

In search of the best visions, prototypes and design concepts

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. The “Standard” submission phase runs until 22 March.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. Soon, some 40 recognised experts from around the world will gather again in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Gordon Bruce again.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

The Red Dot Institute filters the results of the Red Dot Design Award according to different criteria and creates, among others, rankings. Annually, it releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the leading organisations who have continuously invested in design and in innovation. The Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts recognises the top companies, design studios and universities with unceasing pursuance towards design excellence.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design awards objects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the Interior Design of the A’tolan House.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The laureates use the winner label for their communications and profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

Entitled “Under the Sign of the Circle”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany presents an exhibition of Japanese products until 19 March 2017. From electronic drums to extravagant packaging to origami chair: Around 100 exhibits invite visitors to discover Japanese design.


"Plagiarius" - awarded for the 36th time

Friday, 10 February 2012

It publicly denounces "design robbery" and the lack of ideas: the "Plagiarius". More and more ruthless, product pirates copy ideas of successful companies that invest in design quality, and present them as their own achievements. Since 1977, particularly shameless imitators are awarded the "Plagiarius". The trophy is a black dwarf with a golden nose: A very fitting symbol for the high profits that are made at the expense of innovative design – often accompanied by untruthful statements.


Do you have the idea of the year? red dot award: design concept 2012 - Open Now!

Thursday, 9 February 2012

The registration for the “red dot award: product design 2012” officially ended but the most creative concepts can already hunt for the red dot again: The application period for the “red dot award: design concept” has started!


Due day 8 February: Last chance to present yourself before the jury!

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

The closing date for the “red dot award: product design” won’t be extended – on the evening of 8 February it’s over! Only the application of already registered products can be completed until the end of this week. Once again, the registration period draws to a close with great success: Many thousands of products for 2012, from new developed everyday objects via special equipment through to automotive innovations and architectural highlights, will soon be presented to the top-class jury.


red dot design concept yearbook iPad application

Monday, 6 February 2012

A proud collection of the world’s most brilliant design concepts: This year’s annual red dot design concept yearbook has taken a leap to make good ideas accessible to more design enthusiasts – with a touch, a swipe or a tap only.


INHORGENTA MUNICH 2012: A trend indicator for the international industry of jewelry and watches

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Munich is one of the most lively, charming and trendiest cities – and soon, Bavaria’s capital is among the world’s closely watched places: From 10 – 13 February 2012, exhibitors present exclusive and outstandingly designed watches and jewelry at the INHORGENTA MUNICH. The product range includes gems, pearls, silverware, little cases and cardboard boxes as well as workshop equipment for watchmakers, goldsmiths and jewelers.