The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The best products receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

» Red Dot Award: Product Design

The competition for Design Concepts and prototypes is held annually in Singapore. The highest award for the best of all concepts is the Red Dot: Luminary which includes prize money of SGD 5,000.

» Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The highest award in the Communication Design competition is the “Red Dot: Grand Prix” for the best work in a category. The “Red Dot: Junior Prize”, which includes prize money of 10,000 euros, will be awarded to the best student work.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


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Thursday, 25 August 2016

Communications performances: Red Dot awards REWE Group, Daimler and STRICHPUNKT DESIGN

The best projects of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 have been chosen. Designers from 44 countries can be glad about the international distinction with the Red Dot label this year. They managed to convince the expert panel with innovative campaigns, impressive marketing concepts, the latest communication measures as well as a high design level and a maximum of creativity. More


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking about digital design tools at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Innovative products arise from the interplay of form and function. That is why a harmonious synthesis of design and technology is of enormous importance already in the early stages of the development process. Today, modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product. From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, how and with which results this works. More


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore presents: the best products 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. More


Monday, 15 August 2016

Spot on – The winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 have been chosen

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skills in a total of 21 categories. For the first time, E-Commerce and Retail Design were included in the main entry 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. In 2016, only 0,8 percent of the works submitted were honoured with the Red Dot: Best of the Best – the award for outstanding design expertise. More


Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Spanish Red Dot winners: exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño!” in Zaragoza

Already since 11 May 2016, the exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain” is on show in the Museum Pablo Serrano in Zaragoza, Spain. The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany organizes it jointly with the Centro Aragonés de Diseño Industrial (Cadi) and the Instituto Aragonés de Arte y Cultura Contemporáneos (IAACC PABLO SERRANO). Until 18 September 2016, the presentation gives an overview of the contemporary understanding of design in Spain and underlines its international charisma. More


Friday, 5 August 2016

China Good Design: Participation only until 12 August – tips from juror Gordon Bruce

China Good Design 2016 is in full swing. Until 12 August, participants can enter their best products to the competition, a cooperation of Red Dot with the Xiamen Media Group. Jury member Gordon Bruce shares the key to creating a successful product in an interview with InDesign. More


Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016 - Interview with Simon Kidd from Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design is dedicated to making highest quality video affordable to everyone – an approach that has had a lasting impact on the industry in the past 15 years. The products combine a user focus and innovative technology with a design and a pricing structure that make them relevant not just for professionals but also for consumers. In recent years, the Blackmagic Industrial Design Team under the leadership of Simon Kidd has recorded notable successes in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Red Dot talked to him about his work at Blackmagic Design. More


Monday, 25 July 2016

Only until 31 July: special exhibition of international product designs in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016” will be on show only until 31 July. The largest special exhibition in area in the Red Dot Award’s history presents current prize-winning products in two locations at UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein: From lifestyle accessories to consumer electronics to household helpers: The Red Dot Design Museum displays the most extensive selection of international innovations, completed by further designs in the neighbouring Hall 8. More


Friday, 22 July 2016

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 – jury session successfully completed

The jury session of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 has been a great success. For three days, the members of this year’s Red Dot jury evaluated the multiplicity of projects. The entries out of 21 main categories were judged by 26 specialists including design professionals from all around the world, journalists and industry experts. Some of them are already experienced Red Dot jurors, some of them are part of the panel for the first time. Red Dot always watches out for a balanced constellation in order to achieve a selection process as independent as possible. More


Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents exhibition on 3D printing: “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. More