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".


Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The Red Dot Institute filters the results of the Red Dot Design Award according to different criteria and creates, among others, rankings. Annually, it releases the Red Dot Design Ranking, honouring the leading organisations who have continuously invested in design and in innovation. The Red Dot Design Ranking 2016 for design concepts recognises the top companies, design studios and universities with unceasing pursuance towards design excellence.


“Well-designed products result from the inside out”: interview with Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. With their specialist knowledge, some 40 recognised experts from around the world guarantee the high quality standards and thus the value of the Red Dot seal. Soon, they will gather again in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the expert panel in 2017 will be Gordon Bruce, who knows about the importance of good design for the success of a product.


Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 – the “Standard” submission phase is open

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 offers designers, companies and universities from all over the world the opportunity to enter their product visions and put their whole creative potential to the test. Currently, the “Standard” submission phase is on.


Outstanding design and its makers: the A’tolan House

Monday, 13 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”. The Create + Think Design Studio was awarded this distinction for the interior design of the A’tolan House.


Winners‘ Benefits: Award-winning products are presented in the Red Dot App

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 runs only until 8 February. The Red Dot jury assesses thousands of entries from all around the world and assigns the Red Dot for good design quality. The awarded manufacturers and designers use the winner label for their communications and also profit from further “Winners‘ Benefits”, among others the presentation of the award-winning products in the Red Dot App.