Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Latecomer registration ends on 10 February 2016

The last registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 ends on 10 February: Manufacturers and designers from all around the world are currently registering their products for the renowned design competition.

“Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective”

Exhibition on the life’s work of Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 22 January until 3 April 2016, the special exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” presents an overview of the life’s work of the pioneer in system design Tõnis Käo in the Red Dot Design Museum.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016

Early submission period ends on 27 January

Designers, manufacturers, studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit their design concepts, prototypes and ready to launch products for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016. The Early submission phase ends on 27 January.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Top class design: The best cars of 2015

81 products received the highest single distinction "Red Dot: Best of the Best" in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Only four cars were honoured with the sought-after award.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Participation period is fixed

The participation period for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is fixed. On 29 February the creative competition will start into a new year. Once again, communication designers, marketing experts and young talents are invited to enter their best projects and campaigns.

“¡Viva el Diseño!”

Red Dot Design Museum Essen hosts exhibition of Spanish designs

Until 28 February 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany will be hosting the special exhibition “¡Viva el Diseño! Red Dot winners from Spain”.


Combined design competence: the biggest red dot jury of all time finds the best international achievements in product design

Monday, 18 February 2013

A competition is only as good as its jury. Every year, red dot invites highly respected experts from the world of design to rate the international contributions to the competition and to award the best products. In 2013, the jury for the “red dot award: product design” will once again assess each piece of work individually and evaluate it with their expert eyes.


"Design Gymnastics" for children: exciting workshops in the red dot design museum

Monday, 18 February 2013

n order to acquaint children with the topic of design, the red dot design museum invites eight- to ten-years-old (first and second class students) to join two workshops of a special kind on Saturday, 16 March 2013: “Design Gymnastics” is on the agenda. The workshops of three hours each will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. under the title “Design Gymnastics: Learn the basics of design with open eyes”. They aim at fostering children’s creative talent and curiosity about their environment as well as equipping them with the basic principles of design.


red dot award: communication design 2013 - from 25 March it is time to: Inspire the world!

Friday, 15 February 2013

As in previous years, red dot is searching for outstanding creative achievements that set standards for design excellence. In a few weeks, clients of communication design works, designers, agencies as well as students and young professionals are invited to take up their chance to participate in the competition. From 25 March, creative doers and minds of the communication design industry can hand in their best works in 21 categories.


22 February to 3 March 2013 - red dot special exhibition “Schweiz ist Design” for the first time at the muba in Basel

Friday, 15 February 2013

Switzerland ranks among the international leading countries in industrial design. Between 2009 and 2012, more than 150 Swiss companies and designers received a red dot. In an impressive way the awarded products, which are featured in the special exhibition, attest to the success. The often-quoted “Swissness” perfectly shows reliability, innovation and precision in all parts of everyday life.


"red dot award: product design 2013" - this is the jury (part 4)

Thursday, 14 February 2013

The red dot jury is set and already looking forward to the participating works of the "red dot award: product design 2013". This series gradually presents the jury members who evaluate the most successful designs of the year with expert`s eye.