Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot Award: Communication Design – “Early Bird” registration ends on 2 April

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. They can submit their works and projects to the international competition within the “Early Bird” registration phase until 2 April and benefit from the reduced registration fee of the first submission period.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Iceberg Songs”

The top individual award is the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the award was granted to the website “Iceberg Songs” designed by Serviceplan and Pan.Net for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and gives a silent phenomenon a sound identity. 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017

In search of the best visions, prototypes and design concepts

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. The “Latecomer” submission phase ends on 24 May 2017.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

Interview with Red Dot juror Aleks Tatic

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. In the end of February they gathered in order to test, discuss and assess every single entry in an evaluation process lasting several days. Part of the panel in 2017 will be Aleks Tatic again.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Award-winning design and its makers: the chair “kayak”

The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is the highest award of the Red Dot Award. In 2016, "kayak" by designer Patrick Norguet got the Award. The design of the chair focused on exploring the possibilities of wood.


Outstanding design and its makers: the bike “SLADDA”

Wednesday, 11 January 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, among them the IKEA bike “SLADDA”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this bike, and talked to the designers Oskar Juhlin, Kristian Eke und Jan Puranen from Veryday.


Start of the “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2017”

Monday, 9 January 2017

As of now, exhibitors at “interzum 2017” can register their innovations for “interzum award: intelligent material and design 2017”. Koelnmesse is already hosting the design competition for the ninth time in collaboration with Red Dot. Until 3 March, the furniture supplier industry is invited to face the international comparison with their products. The best designs will be selected by an international expert jury.


“La valeur du design”: exhibition of Red Dot winners in France

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Only until 8 January 2017, the exhibition “La valeur du design” (“The value of design”) will be on show in the French city of Saint Etienne. Already since the middle of September 2016, a selection of Red Dot awarded products from France and around the world is on show at the Cité du Design. It inform visitors about the merits and value of good design and demonstrates that the term “design” goes way beyond the surface.


Outstanding design and its makers: “TULIP Feuerring”

Tuesday, 3 January 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 the entries received the highest distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best”. It goes to the best products of a category, among them the “TULIP Feuerring”. Red Dot asked the jury what they particularly appreciated about the design of this fireplace, and talked to the designer Andreas Reichlin.


Red Dot Award 2016: looking back on the design highlights of the year

Thursday, 29 December 2016

2016 was again an eventful and successful year for Red Dot that was characerised by numerous high points. In July, the design world celebrated the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design in Essen, Germany. In September, the awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept was held in Singapore, and in November, the international creative scene convened in Berlin to honour the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design .