Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

International design experts select the best design concepts

The basis of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 is formed by the experts of the Red Dot jury. This year, it is comprised of 20 internationally recognised designers, professors, specialised journalists and publishers. Thanks to their backgrounds and experiences, the jury members can especially appreciate the cultural characteristics of design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Audience interaction as part of successful channel branding

Last year, the new design of the television station France 4 was honoured with the Red Dot: Grand Prix in the category film & animation. The advertising agency Gédéon realigned the entertainment channel for music, movies, series and art formats as a true cross-media platform while setting a focos on the interaction with the audience.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows creative communication campaigns

From 22 April 2016, “World’s Best Communication Design 2015/2016 – Taiwanese and international highlights of the Red Dot Award” will show a selection of international projects that were successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Blackmagic Industrial Design Team is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2016

In 2016, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will travel half way around the globe to receive the “Radius” challenge cup in Essen, Germany. Blackmagic Industrial Design Team led by Simon Kidd from Australia is to receive the highest honorary title of the Red Dot Design Award.

Red Dot Design Museum

Exhibition shows achievements of the international communication design scene

Until 29 May 2016, visitors of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany can see the special exhibition “World's Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW”, which combines the best performances of the regional and international communication design scene in one place.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Nature and design: awarded product highlights for the outdoor season

Time to start the outdoor season: not only the first warm spring days attract the people to go outside now. A variety of functional and aesthetic products, which were awarded in this year‘s Red Dot Award: Product Design, invite to leave the house and linger in the garden, on the balcony and terrace.


Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 - The jury's choice

Monday, 31 March 2014

As the end of the standard submission period draws near to the close, the panel of jury is eagerly awaiting to preview the latest collection of futuristic and innovation design ideas that could revolutionise our way of life. Concepts will have to excel through 6 criteria to win the jury’s vote and the coveted Red Dot. The challenges for the concepts include: degree of innovation, aesthetic quality, realisation possibility, functionality and usefulness, manufacturing efficiency and the emotional content of the concept.


For the best creative minds - Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014 starts on 7 April

Friday, 28 March 2014

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared toward all design and marketing professionals, from agencies to design offices and freelancers to companies. Whether Corporate Design, Advertising or Online – with the start of the “Early Bird” registration on 7 April, the search is for the most innovative campaigns from the world of communication design. Within 16 categories participants can hand in their creative and graphic projects.


PROUD Forum in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Thursday, 27 March 2014

How does design react to social change? What methods and tools does it use in an effort to respond to – or even influence – this realignment of social and economic realities? How can design values be conveyed in a society where the word “design” is applied to almost everything? These and other questions will be discussed during the PROUD Forum “Design for societal challenges” on 8 May 2014 in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen.


Standard submission for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 closes on 2 April

Thursday, 27 March 2014

The end of the standard submission period draws near with less than seven days to go. Benefits of the standard submission period include lower registration fees and the option of submitting entries in German, Chinese and Korean – avoiding the hassle of translation!


The expert jury has chosen - the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 have been announced

Monday, 24 March 2014

They tested, assessed, criticised and discussed. After a jury session spanning three long days, the team of experts had reached a consensus: the best products of 2014 have been chosen. A record number of designers and companies from all over the world took part in this year’s competition by submitting their innovations for the renowned design award that is the Red Dot. With 4,815 entries, the Red Dot Award: Product Design received the highest-ever number of entries and at the same time added some new countries to the list of participants.