Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Designers and manufacturers are now invited to submit their products

From 9 October 2017, designers and manufacturers from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their products to the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the world’s largest design competitions. The registration period breaks down into three different phases. Here you can find all important information.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The best communication designers of the year – award ceremony for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 in Berlin

On 27 October, Germany’s capital city will once again become a meeting point for the international creative industry. At the Red Dot Gala in Berlin, designers, agency heads and company representatives from all over the world will come together to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

“Vorsprung durch Technik” – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2017

Of all the awards given in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one that stands out: the title of honour “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”, which this year goes to German automotive firm Audi.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

This year, the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” goes to the full-service agency thjnk. This is the well-deserved recognition for the continuous and above-average design successes of the agency from Hamburg: In 2017 alone, it could win over 21 awards.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Best creative achievements: Museum for Communication Berlin shows exhibition of Red Dot winners

From 29 October 2017 to 14 January 2018, the state of the art of the international creative scene can be seen in the Museum for Communication Berlin: Subsequent to the Red Dot Gala, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” will be presented there.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Colouring is more than just the mere decor of a product. It is of central importance, because it has an effect of how a product is perceived and can strengthen the brand recognition. Furthermore, social trends and developments can be reflected by colours.


In memory of Bill Moggridge (1943-2012)

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

The world of design grieves for one of its most creative minds and the father of Interaction Design. On 8 September 2012, Bill Moggridge passed away at the age of 69, following a battle with cancer – but his technical innovations and his pioneering spirit will eternise him. His career can be divided into three phases: first as a designer, later as the leader of various design teams and at last as a communicator.


"red dot award: communication design 2012": The members of the red dot jury always know what they want

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

How did the most renowned designers experience the jury process of the “red dot award: communication design 2012”? And what do these creative minds think? In exciting interviews, the designers report on their work, their philosophies and reveal, what is important to them and at what daytime they are particularly creative.


With a forum and an exhibition: red dot fascinates audience in Xiamen

Monday, 10 September 2012

On the occasion of the China International Design Business Week in Xiamen, red dot demonstrates presence in the South Chinese metropolis. From 8 – 12 September 2012, more than 120 works – which have all been awarded in the “red dot award: product design” within the last two years – will be exhibited in the International Conference & Exhibition Center. Themed “the world of red dot – business success by design”, the exhibition offers the perfect opportunity to Chinese companies, to deal intensively with prize-winning, foreign designs, to realise cultural differences and to use these information for their own innovations – and thus being successful on the international market.


Two in a row: Success in different competitions for eyewear collection

Thursday, 6 September 2012

To compete with innovative companies in a competition is a big challenge. Being awarded the sought-after red dot for one’s own creative work by an independent jury is a great honour. To repeat such an achievement in different competitions, though, is a brilliant feat which seldom happens. With the eyewear collection “Grafik Plastic” and its stringent design strategy, Grafik Factory from South Korea succeeded in the “red dot award: product design 2012” as well as in the “red dot award: communication design 2012” and enthused the respective jury of experts.