Red Dot Award: Communication 2016

The results are in

The winners of this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design have been chosen. Participants from across the world were able to demonstrate their skill in a total of 21 categories. The numerous communication and design projects were evaluated by a jury of 26 industry experts. In an appraisal process lasting several days, they decided who would be awarded the Red Dot this year.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Digital tools for innovative Design”: exhibition by solidThinking

From 20 September until 3 October 2016, the exhibition “Digital tools for innovative Design – solidThinking” shows in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, how modern software supports designers in their work and enables them to maximally exploit the potential of a product.

Red Dot Design Museum Singapore

The best product designs from 2016

The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore features a new collection of the latest innovations from this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design. The exhibition showcases product solutions with refined technology, improved combination of materials and increased emphasis on users’ comfort and convenience. The exclusive presentation runs until 30 November 2016.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Making a Difference / A Difference in Making”

The Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will present the exhibition “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” from September 27 to October 30, 2016. The collection brings together pioneering 3D-printed works of art, design, engineering and science. The exhibition is curated by Marta Malé-Alemany, architect and recognized researcher in the field of digital fabrication technologies, and produced by Materialise, a 3D printing company based in Belgium.

CONVERGE 2016

A new form of conference

From 20 to 21 September, product designers, developers and innovators will come together at the CONVERGE 2016. For two days, big names of the industry will give lectures on the latest developments from the field of virtual design creations in the course of the new conference series initiated by the software company solidThinking. In the SANAA building Essen, Germany, participants can look forward to presentations of well known product developers.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Photo galleries of the award ceremony

The best products are chosen and the proud laureates reveived their trophies at the Aalto-Theater in Essen, Germany. Congratulations to all winners of the Red Dot Award Product: Design 2016! Photos of the Red Dot Gala can be seen and downloaded in the galleries.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 - last day to enter!

Friday, 27 June 2014

Today, 27 June 2014, is the last chance for designers, agencies, companies and freelancers to register for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. Also this year the search is for the best works from packaging, sound design, corporate design and more: In a total of 16 categories participants can hand in their projects. During a three-day selection process, the Red Dot jury, 24 international design luminaries, will evaluate all works.


Red Dot Gala 2014 - the design event of the year celebrates the most innovative products, designers and manufacturers

Monday, 23 June 2014

On 7 July 2014 the wait will finally be over: The red carpet will be rolled out and international design experts, manufacturers and the media will come to Essen/Germany to celebrate the best product designs of the year at the Red Dot Gala. The glamorous awards ceremony traditionally takes place in the Aalto-Theater and culminates in the legendary Designers’ Night party in the Red Dot Design Museum.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 - the jury is ready!

Friday, 20 June 2014

The jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 has been chosen. A total of 24 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition. Like every year, the competition for creatives will be on the look-out for the best projects from the fields of Advertising, Online, Game Design and more: Designers, advertisers, marketing managers and up-and-coming new talents have a total of 16 categories to choose from for their entries.


Red Dot Gala 2014: Tickets for the design event of the year available now!

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

On 7 July 2014 the wait will finally be over: The traditional awards ceremony of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 and the subsequent Designers’ Night will take place. The evening programme annually attracts more than 1,200 guests to Essen/Germany – designers, manufacturers, the media and design fans from all over the world.


Game Design: making virtual worlds come alive

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Game Design is more than just the visualisation of a game. It leads through the very own world of the game and provides the emotional touch necessary to feel the real sensation of gaming – a sensation that can be used across sectors and industries, especially within the field of communication. Red Dot promotes this potential of Game Design and gives a worldwide platform to this promising field.