Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017

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

Red Dot Award: Product Design

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

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.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The kick off of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018: The registration period begins on 9 October 2017

Early Bird, Regular and Latecomer: These three registration phases will again be available for the participants at the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. The first phase will start on 9 October. Here you can find all further dates.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

More than just lettering: Typography

“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.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

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

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.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The “Omni-Fuse” by VIBRAM and Hankook Tire – Interview with Designer Robert Lee

It is designed to be handled easy and to revolutionise hiking: Omni-Fuse is a design concept that is the result of a collaboration between Hankook Tire and VIBRAM. Red Dot talked to its Designer Robert Lee.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thursday, 20 December 2007

An exciting year is drawing to a close and red dot would like to thank everyone who has contributed to making the year 2007 the must successful year of the red dot design award. With 7,000 entries from 60 nations the red dot design award ranks among the most important and largest design competitions in the world. We would like to thank everyone who has taken part in the competition for their courage to face the international comparison!


red dot Strengthens Its Community in Taiwan

Wednesday, 19 December 2007

Early in December, the Taiwan Design Center in Taipei experienced an exclusive red dot dinner party at the invitation of red dot together with the Taiwan Design Center (TDC). Tony Chang, CEO of the Taiwan Design Center in company with Professor Dr. peter Zec, initiator of the red dot design award and Icsid Senator, welcomed guests from 70 different companies to strengthen the cooperation between Taiwanese designers, industry and the red dot community.


5ème Conférence Européenne sur les Enjeux de la Promotion du Design - 5th European Design Promotion Conference

Tuesday, 18 December 2007

On 14 and 15 January 2008, the 5th European Design Promotion Conference, the 5ème Conférence  Européenne sur les Enjeux de la Promotion du Design, will take place in Paris. The conference offers a platform for the subject of design and innovation management in businesses and public institutions.


Professor Dr. Peter Zec as Design Expert in Chile

Monday, 17 December 2007

On the occasion of the fifth “Icsid Latin American Regional Meeting”, which took place on 10 December 2007, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Icsid Senator and initiator of the red dot design award, had been invited to Chile as keynote speaker. At the meeting he was to give the inaugural address on the issue "Design Driven by Culture, Politics and Economy".