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: Product Design 2018

“Motorhomes and Caravans” – new category in the Red Dot Award: Product Design

The caravan sector is booming: More and more holidaymakers want to travel the world without forgoing the luxury of their own four walls. This is why designers and manufacturers now have the possibility to hand in their vehicles to the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 in the independent category “Motorhomes and Caravans” for the first time.

Red Dot Design Museum

“Homo Ex Data” in Hong Kong: Red Dot Design Museum presents exhibition on design in the era of Big Data

What role will design play in a world in which living circumstances are determined by the generation and transfer of data? The exhibition “Homo Ex Data – The Natural of the Artificial”. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Making the invisible visible – Red Dot: Junior Prize for Sarah Müller

On 27 October, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design were celebrated.Sarah Müller from the School of Design Ravensburg now holds the Red Dot: Junior Prize. She convinced the jury with her book “See Acoustics – Rhapsody in Blue”.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

Museum with a view: Red Dot Design Museum Singapore is now located at the Marina Bay Waterfront

On 19 October 2017, the Museum opened its doors at the present location at the Marina Bay. After some transformations, the iconic edifice now includes several galleries and showcases an exhibition of over 345 futuristic concept.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Successful Red Dot award ceremony: honouring of the best communication designers of the year

On 27 October, the international creative scene convened in Berlin, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. Established and upcoming designers as well as agency heads and company representatives from all over the world came together at the Red Dot Gala.


“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

Tuesday, 26 September 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.


A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Friday, 22 September 2017

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.


More than just lettering: Typography

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

“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.


International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 presents Red Dot awarded creative achievements

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

On 14 November 2017, the International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 will be published. It gives an overview in words and pictures of the works which received a prize in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017: from packaging design to posters, typographies, online projects and advertising campaigns to annual reports and apps.