Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 1)

The regular registration phase runs until 14 May. In 18 categories the projects will be evaluated by a specialist jury. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Michel de Boer, Bettina Schulz, Chris Lee and Christof Rezk-Salama will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

When external values count – excellent packaging design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Packaging Design”.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design-Ranking 2016 – outstanding performances by institutions

The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. The Red Dot jury of 21 international design experts awarded five institutions with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, in recognition of the outstanding effort and quality designs, one of them is "ENSCI - Les Ateliers".


Successful product auction: Design Zentrum NRW raises 6,937 euros for Amnesty International

Monday, 12 December 2011

The red dot design museum in Essen presents the world’s largest exhibition of contemporary design – and always stays up to date: After one year, most of the objects are sent back to their manufacturers, so the latest winning products of the “red dot design award” can find their way into the museum. Now, numerous top products were used in another way: The victorious brands decided by majority to auction them off for a good cause.


Out now: The new "international yearbook communication design 2011/2012"

Friday, 9 December 2011

The “international yearbook communication design 2011/2012” impressively showcases the best and most unusual achievements in the “red dot award: communication design 2011”. As an unparalleled expert in the global design scene, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec – initiator and CEO of the red dot design award – is the publisher of the “international yearbook communication design”. The yearbook is long since established as a standard work in the field of contemporary design, and documents in two volumes the most important trends in a multifaceted industry.


"red dot award: product design 2012" - benefit from the early bird discount only until 9 December

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Good product design is more than an attractive packaging: It gives form to ideas. Within the red dot design award, independent and international design luminaries with different expertises and experiences decide on what excellent design is. At the moment, designers and companies from all over the world are called on to score points with their product designs in front of this international committee and to prove the quality of their own achievements in an international comparison.


Charity auction for the benefit of Amnesty International at the red dot design museum - design pieces under the hammer

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Starting 2 p.m. on Sunday, 11 December 2011, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen auctions off 150 international design objects and well-shaped items of everyday life which were submitted to the “red dot award: product design”, one of the most renowned competitions worldwide. The complete auction proceeds are granted Amnesty International. The non-profit organisation internationally takes a stand for human rights as well as for personal freedom as basis for human creativity.


red dot dinner in Taipei

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Within the last years, the red dot dinner established itself as a very successful networking event for designers and design oriented companies worldwide. On 28 November 2011, red dot - in cooperation with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) - invited to an exclusive dinner in Taipei.