Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The winners are selected!

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in 2017. With its vast experience, the award once again selected this year’s excellent achievements and now the winners of the international competition have been chosen.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

On 3 July, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the award ceremony, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 were duly celebrated. Afterwards, the party went on at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. The best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the T-shirt “Graphi-Tee”, designed by WRAD.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work?

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Since 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work, is honoured each year. In 2017, the title of honour “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year” went to the bike manufacturer Canyon which is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 6)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017 Thebe Ikalafeng, Philipp Teufel, Thilo von Debschitz and Akira Kobayashi are part of the jury.


red dot award: communication design 2013 - Interview with red dot juror Riccardo Capuzzo from Italy

Friday, 29 March 2013

The starting signal has already been given – the “red dot award: communication design 2013” has started! The jury is ready and looking forward to groundbreaking designs from all over the world. Riccardo Capuzzo from Italy, who celebrated his debut as a red dot juror in the “red dot award: communication design 2012”, also belongs to the panel of experts. He will, along with other international design experts, discuss and evaluate the submitted creative achievements with well-trained eyes in a few weeks.


red dot award: design concept 2013 - Video interview with Gordon Bruce

Thursday, 28 March 2013

The registration phase of the “red dot award: design concept 2013” is in full swing. Time to take a look behind the scenes. In exclusive video interviews, red dot jurors provide insights into the world of design and explain, what design concepts mean to them as experts.


Exhibition in Warsaw presents red dot winners from Poland

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

On Monday 20 March an exhibition has been opened in Warsaw, which presents 25 Polish laureates of the red dot design award with their products and works in the Kordegarda gallery in the heart of the city.


red dot award: communication design - Call for entries by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec

Monday, 25 March 2013

“Inspire the world” – the motto of the “red dot award: communication design” sums it up neatly: with your entries you can impress our jury members from all over the world. And if you are successful, our communication measures will ensure that your award-winning designs will receive international attention!