“Building Best Brands”

Interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 is on

Designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Outstanding design and its makers

The bike “SLADDA”

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”. It goes to the best products of a category like the IKEA bike “SLADDA”.

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: Design Concept 2017

The Early Bird registration phase is on

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 Early Bird registration phase runs until 31 January.

“Juxtapositions”

Eexhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Until 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents the exhibition “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.


red dot award: design concept 2011 - Open to your ideas now!

Friday, 28 January 2011

While the red dot award: product design has entered its final registration phase, the red dot award: design concept is now open for 2011. The red dot design award calls upon designers, companies, design institutions and design studios to submit their latest and best ideas for products.


What are the key features of the red dot design award?

Thursday, 27 January 2011

And what are the differences of red dot – compared with other design competitions? Professor Dr. Peter Zec, managing director of red dot, provides the answers.


Closure of the regular registration period: Participation boom in the red dot design award!

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Shortly before the end of the regular registration period, red dot is registering a boom in participation: By now, more products than during the whole regular period of the previous year have been entered. Beside a strengthening world economy Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award, sees the reasons for the extensive commitment of manufacturers in an increased self-confidence of the product innovators.


young professionals: red dot sponsors 50 design talents

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Young designers had the chance to register for a total of 50 free registrations for the red dot award: product design 2011. Even though this campaign only ran for 24 hours on the red dot website, almost 180 creative professionals from almost 40 nations applied, among them Argentina, New Zealand and Colombia.


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.