Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.


DMI cooperation

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

DMI cooperation The new year is off to a good start: All entrants to the red dot award: product design 2011 are given the opportunity to benefit from a recently initiated cooperation between red dot and the American Design Management Institute. You will receive an exclusive 50% discount on the membership fee for the internationally leading organisation for design management.


red dot: junior prize for "Typewriter"

Thursday, 23 December 2010

For the nominees for the “red dot: junior prize” for fledgling designers, which comes with 10,000 euros prize-money, the competition remained full of suspense until the very last second, because the winner was not announced until the red dot gala. The promotional film “Typewriter” by Andreas Roth (Baden-Württemberg Film Academy, commissioned by the International Society for Human Rights) deals with the freedom of expression and impressed the jury with its forceful as well as depressing dramatic composition.


New at the red dot design store: the international yearbook communication design 2010/2011!

Monday, 13 December 2010

For the first time, all winners and their creations will be presented in a two-volume work. The two volumes “Hot” and “Cool” show hot and hip communication design at the highest stage. Order the book now in our red dot design store!


A spectacular evening celebrating design excellence - the awards presentation of the “red dot award: communication design 2010”

Sunday, 12 December 2010

The best in international communication design came together in the red dot design museum in Essen yesterday in order to honour the award-winners of this year’s “red dot award: communication design”. Professor Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and host of the evening, welcomed some 900 creative professionals and representatives from the media, business and culture to the awards presentation and the ensuing vernissage and red dot after show party. A special highlight was the appearance of a true creativity guru who has been providing the best entertainment for 50 years: Legendary TV host Frank Elstner honoured the “red dot: agency of the year”, BBDO Germany, with a laudatory speech and received great applause from the enthusiastic audience.


red dot dinner marks beginning of red dot design award 2011 in Asia

Thursday, 2 December 2010

At the beginning of the call for entries period of the red dot: award product design 2011 in late November, red dot again visited Asia to hold the traditional red dot dinner – this year even in two different places. In Taiwan and Beijing Professor Dr. Peter Zec welcomed the nation’s most important companies to the red dot dinner where they could exchange ideas in inspiring conversations and discussions. The hosts, the Taiwan Design Center (TDC) and the Beijing Industrial Design Center (BIDC), were delighted because by now Taiwan and China rank among the up-and-coming nations in the red dot design award. And this year they will again attempt to successfully maintain their country’s position in the competition.