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.


"red dot award: communication design 2011" - huge interest in the premiere in Berlin!

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

On 7 October 2011, it’s finally happening: In its more than fifty years of history, red dot celebrates its first award ceremony in Germany’s capital city Berlin. By now, the host of the evening, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, is pleased with a full house: “For the first time, Berlin becomes the stage of prize-winning communication design. I’m very glad that we received such a positive feedback and that the red dot gala is already full up. In 2011, I may welcome about 1,300 guests to the highlight of the “red dot award: communication design”. That is triply more creative minds from all over the world compared to the previous year.”


Audi defends its "red dot: client of the year" title of honour - and remains strongest brand in communication design

Friday, 30 September 2011

This year the “red dot: client of the year” title of honour will be awarded for the second time in the history of the “red dot award: communication design”. In 2010, red dot bestowed the title on AUDI AG, which shapes global markets through its investments in creative and innovative communication work. In 2011, the “company with the four rings” succeeded in defending the sought-after title.


red dot "on tour" again: creative winning works of the "red dot award: communication design 2010" in Singapore

Thursday, 29 September 2011

In order to carry the idea of design around the globe, red dot goes on tour again and again. In its luggage is always a selection of prize winning designs which are presented in an exclusive ambience. At the moment, the internationally known red dot stops in Singapore. The Greater Asia Region, which shares a tremendous reservoir of creativity and innovative ideas, is exactly the right place for showcasing awarded design achievements.


2011 - a year under the banner of the automobile

Monday, 26 September 2011

The year 2011 is under the banner of the automobile: applied for a patent as a gasoline-driven motor waggon (“Motorwagen Nummer 1”) by the German engineer Carl Benz, today the car looks back on 125 years of history. Almost at the time another German engineer, Gottlieb Daimler, developed the world’s first four-wheeled motorcar together with the constructing engineer and business man Wilhelm Maybach. From then on, the car was on the road to victory.


Kuala Lumpur Design Week: Prof. Dr. Peter Zec on the economic importance of design

Friday, 23 September 2011

Already for years, the Kuala Lumpur Design Week (KLDW) ranks among Malaysia’s most important series of events for the creative sector. Every year, students, up-and-coming talents and designers from all over the world come together, to socialise and to swap ideas on the latest trends in design. The festival consists of a series of events, conferences and exhibitions which deal with the creative industries and the underlying connections between innovation, production, and creativity.