Call for Entries

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has started

The early bird registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015 has started. A message from Prof. Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot, to the start of the globally renowned competition for communication design.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Global brands in competition

The manufacturers and designers who took part in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 have put themselves forward for a global comparison with future-oriented thinking and self-confidence. Thousands of global brands and medium enterprises entered their products into a competition for one of the world’s most distinguished awards – the Red Dot. After a successful jury session, the independent assessment by the specialists shows how the product designs performed in a current and international comparison. The winners will officially be announced on 29 June 2015, the day of the Red Dot Gala.

 

 

60 years of design history in Essen

Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen present first joint exhibition

60 years of award-winning design in Essen, Germany - On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ruhr Museum and Red Dot Design Museum Essen are presenting an exhibition on 60 years of design history in Essen. The initiators of the anniversary show, Prof Dr Peter Zec and Prof Heinrich Theodor Grütter, are pleased about the realisation of this first cooperation of the two large museums at World Heritage Zollverein and about their prominent supporter: The President of the German Bundestag, Prof Dr Norbert Lammert, will assume the patronage of the exhibition “Enduring, not ultimate form”.

 

 

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015

Providing a wider platform for innovation

At the moment, up-and-coming talents, designers, companies and universities from all over the world have the opportunity to enter their design visions in the competition and put their whole creative potential to the test. In a few weeks, the jury will be presented with the first round of entries, to make a selection for the final judging.

Creative hot spot

International communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, until 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe.

Red Dot exhibition in Hong Kong

Designs with a story – in the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story”

The American entrepreneur Henry Ford once said: “Every object tells a story, if you know how to read it.” Inspired by this quote, the exhibition “Every Product Tells a Story” grants exciting peeks behind the scenes of design and shows how award-winning design is characterised. Until 31 May 2015, visitors of the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong can experience the exemplarily selection of designs from various living environments and discover what is hidden under the surface.

 

 


Red Dot Award: Product Design - These are the Winners’ Privileges

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Winning the Red Dot opens the doors for manufacturers and designers to a worldwide network and offers exclusive options for communicating their success. The numerous winners’ privileges are the usage of the Red Dot label, the presentation of the product at Red Dot Online, in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, in the Red Dot App as well as at Red Dot 21, and the exhibition of the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - New category “Jewellery” will be assessed by Wermekes, Cheng and Hermsen

Monday, 9 February 2015

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 will end on 11 February. For 60 years now, the annually organised international competition has been awarding products of good design quality. In its anniversary year, one of 31 categories is “Jewellery”. To be up to the product variety, Red Dot invited renowned jewellery experts: Günter Wermekes, Vivian Wai-kwan Cheng and Professor Herman Hermsen are part of the Red Dot jury 2015.


Red Dot Award 2015 - Star designers Jimmy Choo and David Andersen will assess fashion category

Thursday, 5 February 2015

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 ends on 11 February. The annually organised international competition has been awarding products of good design quality for 60 years now. In its anniversary year, “Fashion, Lifestyle and accessories” is one of 31 categories. Red Dot contributes to the growing number of submitted projects from the world of fashion. To be up to the variety of areas like haute couture, shoes, street fashion, and bags, Red Dot invited the most prestigious fashion experts in the history of the award: Jimmy Choo and David Andersen are part of the Red Dot jury 2015.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

Thursday, 5 February 2015

New year, new opportunity: The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is at the ready. Under the motto “In Search of Creativity and Innovation”, on 23 March, the Early Bird phase of the world’s most renowned competition for communication design will start. Once again, designers, agencies, freelancers and companies are invited to submit their projects and to face the assessment of the international Red Dot jury.


Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 - Prof. Martin Beeh, Tapani Hyvönen and Simon Ong are in the jury

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

The Red Dot stands for top achievements in design all over the world. The sought-after seal of quality is awarded to companies that bring products to the market which set global standards in terms of their attractive design, ease of use and functionality. For 60 years now, these products have been selected each year by a jury of independent design experts. This year, the expert group comprises 38 design professionals, among them Prof. Martin Beeh, Tapani Hyvönen and Simon Ong.