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.

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“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.


Award-winning design and its makers: “PHILIP”

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

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 customer magazine “PHILIP”, designed by “MILCH + HONIG designkultur” from Munich, Germany, for “Rosenthal”.


“Design on Stage”: exhibition of international top achievements at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Friday, 7 July 2017

From emotional home robot to innovative sun umbrella to aesthetic chair: award-winning products from all fields of everyday life are currently in the focus of the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. In the former boiler house of the Zollverein coal mine World Heritage Site, visitors discover the best products of the year in the exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017” until 6 August. More than 1.000 innovations and well-designed products from 42 countries present the state of the art in industrial design.


Red Dot Gala 2017: The best designers and manufacturers of the year were recognised

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

On 3 July 2017, the international design scene convened in Essen’s Aalto-Theater for the Red Dot Gala. During the gala, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design were duly celebrated and the Red Dot: Best of the Best winners received their trophies. The Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017, the Canyon Design Team, won over the crowd with an extraordinary appearance. Afterwards, the party went on well into the early hours at the Designers’ Night in the Red Dot Design Museum in the midst of the award-winning products.


With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 5)

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year on the basis of established criteria. In 2017, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about the awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Johnason Lo, Niels Schrader and Peter Philippe Weiss will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.