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

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Winners will be published in International Yearbook Communication Design

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is currently underway. The Red Dot Award opens agencies, designers and companies the doors to a worldwide network of creative and design-oriented companies and offers the winners exclusive opportunities to communicate their success. One of the “Winners' Benefits” is the presentation of the award-winning work and its makers in the International Yearbook Communication Design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

When external values count – excellent packaging design

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 “Packaging Design”.

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".


“Today, we are surrounded by more design, thus better products, than in the past.”: interview with Red Dot juror Aleks Tatic

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. With their specialist knowledge, about 40 recognised experts from around the world guarantee the high quality standards and thus the value of the Red Dot seal. In the end of February they gathered in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. In 2017, Aleks Tatic was again part of the expert committee, for whom the role of design in everyday life has changed: “Because companies recognised the competetive factor ‘design’, they are running design more and everywhere.”


Award-winning design and its makers: the “Microsoft HoloLens”

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design honours projects of high design quality. In 2016, only 1.5 percent of all entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. The Microsoft Design Team was awarded for the Augmented Reality Headset “Microsoft HoloLens”.


Award-winning design and its makers: “The 2 Euro T-Shirt – A Social Experiment”

Friday, 3 March 2017

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honors 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 project “The 2 Euro T-Shirt - A Social Experiment” designed by BBDO Berlin for Fashion Revolution.


Award-winning design and its makers: the portable 3D measurement system “MetraSCAN 3D/HandyPROBE/C-Track”

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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, such as the portable 3D measurement system “MetraSCAN 3D/HandyPROBE/C-Track” . Red Dot talked to the designers François Lessard and Nicolas Lebrun from Creaform Inc (Ametek Inc).


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 – start of the competition in the anniversary year

Monday, 27 February 2017

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories by no later than 9 June 2017. A 24-member jury will assess each individual entry separately and will award the Red Dot seal only to those that win it over with good design quality and creativity.