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 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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

More than just lettering: Typography

“By the Way”, designed by Thomas Wirtz, and “Kontrapunkt Miki”, designed by Kontrapunkt Group A/S, perfeclty illustrate the diversity of the category “Typography” in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design.


red dot academy meets in the red dot design museum, Singapore

Monday, 14 January 2008

red dot academy hosted the inaugural session of a series of evening talks on business and design on 9 January at the red dot design museum in Singapore. “How to protect your designs - exploring strategies for Intellectual Property protection” was the topic for the evening. Speaker Gregory Ong, a solicitor of Gregory Ong & Co., is a strong advocate of intellectual property rights and protection. He spoke about how a good understanding of intellectual property rights over designs will help designers make important, educated decisions on how to properly and cost-effectively protect their designs against unauthorised copying and activities of infringement.


The winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize

Thursday, 20 December 2007

In our award special of the red dot award: communication design 2007 we present the winners of the red dot: grand prix and the red dot: junior prize. What does a work look like which is awarded as the best in its category? And who are the creative minds behind these works? In exciting interviews the designers gave us an insight in their works, philosophies and plans for the future.  


The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multi-faceted, Global

Thursday, 20 December 2007

A Project of Cooperation between Arcandor and red dot The recent exciting cooperation between red dot and Arcandor (formerly Karstadt-Quelle) resulted in a first joint book project: “The Language of Fashion and Design. Creative, Multifarious, Global”, edited by Helmut Merkel, Alexandra Hildebrandt and Annett Koeman. This publication describes  creativity and innovative power as important components of entrepreneurial success.


Professor Dr. Zec as Design Expert in Seoul

Thursday, 20 December 2007

On the occasion of the Seoul Design Week 2007, the Seoul Design Center and the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen announced a close cooperation to promote the exchange between Korean and German designers and design-oriented companies. The first common project has been the “Korean-German Cooperation Forum on Design 2007“.