Red Dot Award: Concept Design

Red Dot Award: Design Concept – Standard submission phase ends on 22 March

The work for the jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 will begin soon. Only entries submitted at the Early and Standard submission periods qualify for prejudging. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

The top individual award is the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and gives a silent phenomenon a sound identity. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Start of the competition in the anniversary year

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. Until 2 April, they can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories.

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 Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. In the end of February they gathered 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 Aleks Tatic again.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is the highest award of the Red Dot Award. In 2016, "kayak" by designer Patrick Norguet got the Award. The design of the chair focused on exploring the possibilities of wood.


red dot juror Javier Mariscal nominated for the Oscar

Monday, 27 February 2012

The nomination of the Spanish animation film “Chico & Rita” for the 84th Academy Awards, which have been bestowed in Los Angeles on 26 February 2012, demonstrates that exceptional achievements in the field of communication design already find approval in Hollywood. The story of the young piano player Chico and the singer Rita, who fight for their passion of music and their love to each other, has been staged by Javier Mariscal in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero.


red dot award: design concept 2012 - Early bird period ends in a few days!

Friday, 24 February 2012

If you believe you have the idea of the year, hurry up to submit your entry by 29 February 2012 to the “red dot award: design concept” and benefit from the early bird discount! Many registrations are already underway and our panel of international jurors is anticipating another year of groundbreaking and revolutionary ideas, concepts and prototypes.


Which criteria does the red dot jury take as a basis for selecting the laureates?

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Design is relevant to various spheres of life. Therefore, designers, as well as manufacturers, were called up to submit their works for 19 different categories of the “red dot award: product design” in 2012. There is hardly any product that cannot be submitted and potentially be awarded. Whether designs are awarded a red dot is decided by a panel of independent, renowned experts, who are luminaries in their respective area of expertise and therefore contribute significantly to the quality of the competition.


"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!