Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 is on

Designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Outstanding design and its makers

The bike “SLADDA”

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”. It goes to the best products of a category like the IKEA bike “SLADDA”.

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 Award: Design Concept 2017

The Early Bird registration phase is on

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 Early Bird registration phase runs until 31 January.

“Juxtapositions”

Eexhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Until 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents the exhibition “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Red Dot Award 2016

Looking back on the design highlights of the year

2016 was again an eventful and successful year for Red Dot that was characerised by numerous high points. Those include the Red Dot Gala in Essen, Germany, the awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept in Singapore, and the honouring of the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in Berlin.


IDA Congress 2011: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on "Internet and Design"

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

From 24 to 26 October, the IDA (International Design Alliance) Congress 2011 offers under the motto “Design at the Edges“ an overview of the interfaces between design and other fields such as science, technology, business or humanitarian organisations. Furthermore, the interrelation of design disciplines – communication, interior, and industrial design in particular – will be the subject of the congress.


Starting signal in Taipei: red dot award: product design 2012 has begun!

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

During the 2011 Taiwan World Design Expo, the red dot design award pays tribute to the outstanding developments of Taiwanese design and exclusively stages the unequalled exhibition “red dot presents: best of the best 2011 & selected winners from Taiwan” at Nangang Exhibition Hall Taipei right now.


For the first time at the red dot design museum: the innovative art fair C.A.R.

Monday, 24 October 2011

Since 2006, contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R.) presents itself with two events a year. This autumn, the art fair is guest at the red dot design museum and will decorate the “Schürerhalle”, which is the main hall of the former boiler house of Zeche Zollverein, with contemporary art.


"red dot award: communication design 2011" in Berlin - successful premiere in a glamourous ambience

Monday, 10 October 2011

Last weekend, the winners of the “red dot award: communication design 2011” were honoured by the international design scene for their outstanding creative works. This year, the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design” took place in Berlin with a glamourous gala and a glittering party.


"red dot award: communication design 2011" - for the first time, awardees of the creative scene celebrate in Germany’s capital city!

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Those, who did not want to miss the latest trends in communication design, went to the award ceremony of the “red dot award: communication design” at the Konzerthaus on 7 October 2011 and also to the Designers’ Night at the Alte Münze Berlin afterwards. Traditionally, the famous red dot celebrated its legendary awards in Essen for more than 50 years. For the very first time, the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design” took place in Berlin.