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.


red dot continues cooperation with the DMI

Monday, 28 November 2011

With its initiatives, seminars and training programmes, the Design Management Institute (DMI) is one of the most important professional organisations for design management. It connects product design with business, culture and consumers through sophisticated communications. Thus, a widespread network has been developed in which designers, experts, scientists and leaders from different economic branches exchange their knowledge.


The grand finale: Award ceremony of the "red dot award: design concept 2011" in Singapore

Saturday, 26 November 2011

On 25 November 2011, the international design world looked at the glittering finale of the “red dot award: design concept 2011” in Singapore and thus on the trendsetters of tomorrow which have been honoured within a festive award ceremony.


Creative elite at the red dot design museum: selected winners of the "red dot award: communication design 2011"

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

The creative elite once again presented at the red dot design museum: Recently, the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: communication design 2011” already guested at the Alte Münze Berlin and turned the hip location in Germany’s capital city into a hot spot for excellent communication design. Now, red dot presents a selection of these inspiring works in Essen, Germany.


red dot young professionals: sponsorship for 50 up-and-coming designers

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Innovative product design needs creative minds. Especially young designers have fresh ideas, but often not the opportunity to present their skills to a broad public. Being the biggest international design competition, the red dot design award supports aspiring newcomers. The award does not only give new talents the chance to gain recognition and to communicate their successes, but also allows them to strengthen potential clients’ trust in their achievements.


Excellent: Star chef Frank Rosin receives second Michelin star!

Thursday, 10 November 2011

In Frank Rosins’ opinion, profession and passion are the same – the guests of the red dot design award can experience it year by year. The red dot gala at Essen’s Aalto Theater is the highlight of the “red dot award: product design” and has established itself as a festive ceremonial act, attended by international guests, in recent years. After the award ceremony, the proud laureates meet at the legendary “Winners’ Dinner”. Frank Rosin, as one of the most popular and renowned chefs in Germany, cooks for the red dot laureates as well as for other honorary guests from the fields of business, politics and the media.