Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

The Red Dot jury has made its decision: These are the best products of the year

Manufacturers and designers from 54 countries entered their current product innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess each individual object live and in situ in a process spanning several days.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 1)

The regular registration phase runs until 14 May. In 18 categories the projects will be evaluated by a specialist jury. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Michel de Boer, Bettina Schulz, Chris Lee and Christof Rezk-Salama will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Communication design on the highest level: excellent posters

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Poster”.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Red Dot Design-Ranking 2016 – outstanding performances by institutions

The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. The Red Dot jury of 21 international design experts awarded five institutions with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, in recognition of the outstanding effort and quality designs, one of them is "ENSCI - Les Ateliers".


“Design Korea 2016”: Red dot awarded products on show in Seoul

Friday, 11 November 2016

On 9 November 2016, the “Design Korea” trade fair opened, which brings Korean and international companies, designers and buyers together. Visitors can inform themselves about current trends and use the forum for networking until 13 November. Red Dot is on site, too, and presents current prize-winning products in the course of its “Red Dot on Tour” programme. The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) hosts the business event since 2003, which is organised by the Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP).


Red Dot CEO Prof. Dr. Peter Zec was announced “Honorary Citizen of Seoul”

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Already since the middle of the 1990s, the Red Dot Award maintains excellent contacts and partnerships with South Korea. Numerous Korean designers and manufacturers participate in the competition and use the well-known Red Dot seal to set themselves apart from their competitors on the market and to attract attention to the good design quality of their products. Moreover, Red Dot CEO Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, as initiator of the “World Design Capital” programme, had substantially contributed that the South Korean capital Seoul received this title in 2010, which is granted by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid).


Red Dot Award: Product Design – Winners will be published in Red Dot Design Yearbook

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

The registration for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is on. Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. One of the numerous winners’ benefits is the presentation of the awarded product and its makers in the Red Dot Design Yearbook.


Award ceremony in Berlin: Red Dot Gala honours international design sector

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Yesterday marked the celebration of the highlight of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016. The best designers of the year were presented with their trophies at the Red Dot Gala in Berlin. Communication designers and marketing professionals from around the world were celebrated for their design achievements in the Konzerthaus Berlin in the presence of an international audience. The winners of the Red Dot: Grand Prix have reason to be especially pleased. This year, the highest individual award was bestowed a total of nine times. The event was hosted by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot who led the proceedings, together with the jurors and speakers.


Successful Xiamen International Design Week

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

From 29 October until 1 November 2016, Red Dot brought the world of design to the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in China. For the fifth time in a row, Red Dot was the major partner and trade fair organiser of the Xiamen International Design Week (XIDW). With an exhibition area of 12,000 square meters, the fair focused on the curation topic of international design awards, being one of the largest-scale design week events in the Asia-Pacific region. This year, Red Dot again presented a selection of current Red Dot awarded products and communication designs in its booth.