Red Dot Award: Concept Design

Red Dot Award: Design Concept – Standard submission phase ends on 22 March

The work for the jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 will begin soon. Only entries submitted at the Early and Standard submission periods qualify for prejudging. 

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: Communication Design 2017

Start of the competition in the anniversary year

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 has commenced. It offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements. Until 2 April, they can submit their works and projects to the international competition featuring 18 categories.

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 “Standard” submission phase runs until 22 March.

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.


Early submission of Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 to end 31 January

Wednesday, 25 January 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. Early submission discounts end on 31 January 2017. Participants should prepare and submit entries for the award before 1 February 2017 to take advantage of the discounts.


Last chance to enter – Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 closing date for entries is 8 February

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The preparatory phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is in full swing. Designers and manufacturers only have until 8 February to submit their current products in the international competition. There are 47 categories to choose from that reflect the wide range of industrially produced goods.


“Building Best Brands”: interview with the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2016

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

On 27 February 2017, the Red Dot Award: Communication Design will start into a new competition's year and will be in search for the worldwide best communication solutions. Last year, the German agency Serviceplan managed to ensure itself the honourary title as Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Red Dot spoke to Alexander Schill, Chief Creative Officer of the Serviceplan Group.


Winners’ Benefits: awarded products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Monday, 16 January 2017

Currently, the registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 is on. The regular registration ends on 20 January 2017. 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 benefits. The Red Dot Design Museum Essen presents an exhibition of a very special type.


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.