“Juxtapositions”

New exhibition on Red Dot awarded product benchmarks from Taiwan and abroad at the Red Dot Design Area Taipei

From 7 December 2016 – 23 April 2017, the Red Dot Design Area Taipei presents a new exhibition: “Juxtapositions: Red Dot awarded Product Benchmarks from Taiwan and Abroad”. On show are Taiwanese and international objects which were granted a prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the internationally largest product competitions. With a view to design, the presentation illustrates where Taiwan is positioned in the world.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

50 free registration places for upcoming designers

Designers and manufacturers can currently register their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. “Young Professionals Application Day” provides an opportunity for upcoming designers to also take part in the competition. On 7 December 2016, trained designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of a total of 50 free registration places.

Professor Dr. Peter Zec

Red Dot founder received honorary citizenship of Seoul

On 28 October 2016, Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, was awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been bestowing the title since 1958 to personalities who demonstrate exemplary commitment to the South Korean capital city.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Application phase 2017 has started

At the moment, designers and manufacturers can enter their products for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 – one of the largest product competitions in the world. For more than 60 years, it has offered a fair and independent design benchmark.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Photos of the awarding ceremony, after-show party, exhibition and winners

The Red Dot Gala 2016 was a great success. Photos of the awarding ceremony, aftershow party, exhibition and winners in Berlin can be found here.

Red Dot Design Museum Essen

“Under the Sign of the Circle” presents Red Dot awarded innovations from Japan

On Thursday, 24 November 2016, a new exhibition opened at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany: “Under the Sign of the Circle: Red Dot awarded Innovations from Japan”. The collection, comprised of around 100 designs from Japanese designers and manufacturers, will be on show until 19 March 2017.


Award ceremony in Berlin: Red Dot Gala honours international design sector

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Yesterday marked the celebration of the highlight of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016. The best designers of the year were presented with their trophies at the Red Dot Gala in Berlin. Communication designers and marketing professionals from around the world were celebrated for their design achievements in the Konzerthaus Berlin in the presence of an international audience. The winners of the Red Dot: Grand Prix have reason to be especially pleased. This year, the highest individual award was bestowed a total of nine times. The event was hosted by Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and CEO of Red Dot who led the proceedings, together with the jurors and speakers.


Successful Xiamen International Design Week

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

From 29 October until 1 November 2016, Red Dot brought the world of design to the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in China. For the fifth time in a row, Red Dot was the major partner and trade fair organiser of the Xiamen International Design Week (XIDW). With an exhibition area of 12,000 square meters, the fair focused on the curation topic of international design awards, being one of the largest-scale design week events in the Asia-Pacific region. This year, Red Dot again presented a selection of current Red Dot awarded products and communication designs in its booth.


The best communication design of the year – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2016

Monday, 31 October 2016

The most successful brand of the year has been announced: It is Audi. The brand’s on-going communications campaign won over this year’s Red Dot Award: Communication Design jury. This year, Audi has won over 16 Red Dot Awards as well as two Red Dot: Best of the Best awards – and therefore the honorary title “Red Dot Brand of the Year 2016”.


Winners’ exhibition – The best projects of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in the Museum for Communication Berlin

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Once again this year, the Museum for Communication Berlin is presenting the best projects of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. From 6 November, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2016” will be showing all the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” and “Red Dot: Grand Prix” award-winning works. The entire range of international communication design will be represented, from brand and packaging design via e-commerce to online projects.


Red Dot presents award-winning products at the “Design Korea” trade fair

Monday, 24 October 2016

From 9 until 13 November 2016, “Design Korea” takes place again in Seoul. Once more, Red Dot shows a selection of current prize-winning products at the largest design business exhibition in Korea. Since 2003, the fair is hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) and organised by the Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP). It brings Korean and international companies, designers and buyers together, presents latest trends and offers the participants a forum for exchange and networking.