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.


World Design Capital 2012: On 2 February 2012, Gala in Helsinki

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Following Turin and Seoul, the World Design Capital 2012 is: Helsinki! “Open Helsinki – Embedding Design in Life” is the motto, under which numerous events are planned and Finnish Design can be experienced this year. The multi-faceted, year-round program includes about 300 projects and covers topics such as “Rethinking Design” and “Transforming the City”, giving answers to the question, how design can master the challenges of urban life.


The chase has started…

Thursday, 26 January 2012

The chase for the sought-after red dot comes to the crunch. Only by 8 February 2012, manufacturers and designers can register their latest creative works for the “red dot award: product design” and face the international comparison.


Record number of participants in the red dot award: product design 2012

Monday, 23 January 2012

The regular registration period for the "red dot award: product design 2012" recently ended. It will still be possible to register during the latecomers’ phase which runs until 8 February 2012. That is the last chance to attain what is probably the world’s most sought-after seal of quality for design, the red dot. Never in the history of the red dot design award have there been more entries by this cut-off date than this year.


red dot - A quality seal with the power to defend!

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Recently, a qualified legal expert stated in the renowned German legal journal “Der Grüne Bote” that product awards by recognised institutions have a protective effect before the courts. The red dot design award was top of the list of the awards mentioned. This means that anyone who wins in this competition also has a substantial legal advantage.


Star architects judge the best designs of the year: Ben van Berkel, Steve Leung and Hadi Teherani join the jury for the red dot design award

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

The jury’s decision is of highest interest for the respective industry: In the end, the results in a category reflect the future of a market and provide important indications for tomorrow’s trends. No other creative discipline is able to shape habitats in such a way as “architecture and urban design” can do – trend-setting designs can make living dreams come true and create attractive spaces for human interaction.