Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016

Announcement of the first jurors

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing. Until 10 June, participants can still enter their communication and design solutions and face the judgement of the Red Dot jury. The first jurors of this year’s award are already confirmed.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Party with international design stars at the Red Dot Design Museum

On 4 July 2016, following the Red Dot Gala, the international design scene gets together in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, for the Designers' Night. On that evening, around 1,800 guests from around the world celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. The after show party is also the opening of the winners’ exhibition “Design on Stage”.

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016

Excellent product design is not a matter of dimensions

This year again, the Red Dot Award: Product Design proves that good product design is not a matter of dimensions. From fashion and accessories as well as consumer electronics to vehicles, household aids and furniture - the best innovations are awarded with the “Red Dot” in 31 product categories.

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: Communication Design 2016

Latecomer registration has started until 10 June 2016

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016 is in full swing: Until 10 June 2016, the international creative scene is invited to submit their best works to the competition for communication design.

Red Dot Design Area Taipei

Exhibition shows creative communication campaigns

Since 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.


Appreciation for continuous excellence - Red Dot: Agency of the Year

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

The title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” is not one that can be applied for: Only those who puts up with above-average design achievements on consistant bases, can be chosen to be the Red Dot: Agency of the Year. Last year the advertising agency’s creative staff secured the title of honour with their extraordinary communication campaigns. In addition to their continuous successes over the past years, a total of 16 Red Dot awards and 4 Red Dot: Best of the Best awards in 2015 are proof of their achievements.


Time travel in product design: retrospective “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’” only until 3 April in the Red Dot Design Museum

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Ultra-flat notebooks and mobile phone icons? Tõnis Käo has foreseen them – and also designed the first German push-button telephone. Only until 3 April 2016, the exhibition “Tõnis Käo: ‘Design as Experiment’, Retrospective” shows an overview of the life’s work of the system design pioneer in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany.


Full house: successful start of communication design exhibition

Friday, 18 March 2016

On the evening of 17 March 2016, the exhibition “World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW” opened in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in Germany. Until 29 May 2016, the museum presents current top-achievements of the international communication design scene – from clever packaging to informative apps to expressive posters.


Red Dot meets Baselworld 2016: Outstanding luxury watches

Thursday, 17 March 2016

In March, designers, manufacturers and specialized press meet at the trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry Baselworld 2016 to present the trends of the future. Among the renowned luxury watch manufacturers like IWC, TAG Heuer, MB&F, Maurice Lacroix or Rado are also numerous laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design from the past years. On regular basis they create exceptional and elegant timekeepers, which fascinate the Red Dot-Jury.


Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2016 opens up new possibilities for designers

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

In 2016 for the first time, this year‘s participants can submit their works to the Red Dot Award: Design Concept in two categories. The classification into "Design Concepts" and "Ready To Launch" gives design studios and companies the opportunity to participate both with futuristic visions and already marketable designs.