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.


The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017 in an interview: innovations of the bike industry, design processes as well as particularities of Canyon’s design

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

The Canyon Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017. Led by Lars Wagner and Peter Kettenring, the Canyon Design Team was honoured for its consistently high design achievements. But what makes the design of the bicycles so special and how do the designers work? Red Dot spoke with Lars Wagner, Senior Industrial Designer Road Bikes, and with Peter Kettenring, Senior Industrial Designer Mountain Bikes.


New exhibition presents communication design in Taipei

Friday, 28 July 2017

Trends, strategies and projects of the taiwanese and international communication design scene: the new exhibition "Dialogue, Red Dot awarded Communication Design" opens on 3 July 2017 in the Red Dot Design Area Taipei.


Award-winning design and its makers: the electric guitar “Revstar”

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

In February, 39 experts from all over the world convened in Essen to assess thousands of objects for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”, and the best of them received the highest award “Red Dot: Best of the Best” – among them: the electric guitar “Revstar” by Yamaha and Hamamatsu, designed by Piotr Stolarski, Toshihide Suzuki, Michael Tropper, Joohee Lee, Mark Jones and Volker Pflueger.


“Canyon – Design that talks”: exhibition by the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Since as early as 1988, one design team, that stands out through its continuously innovative design work and sets standards in its respective industry, is honoured each year. In 2017, this title of honour went to the Canyon Design Team, which consistently uses design as a strategic tool in the bicycle industry. The bike manufacturer from Koblenz, Germany, is presenting its design achievements in the exhibition “Design that talks” which is on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen until 27 August.