The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The best products receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

» Red Dot Award: Product Design

The competition for Design Concepts and prototypes is held annually in Singapore. The highest award for the best of all concepts is the Red Dot: Luminary which includes prize money of SGD 5,000.

» Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The highest award in the Communication Design competition is the “Red Dot: Grand Prix” for the best work in a category. The “Red Dot: Junior Prize”, which includes prize money of 10,000 euros, will be awarded to the best student work.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


News

Friday, 18 March 2005

New red dot award: design concept

red dot establishes new award for design concepts in Singapore The internationally renowned “red dot design award,“ which this year celebrates its 50-year jubilee, has extended into the area of “design concept.“ What makes the new “red dot design award” special: as the name suggests, instead of centering on products that have already been introduced to the market, the award focuses on design concepts; on new, creative and exciting ideas and visions. The “red dot award: design concept” is intended to assess and promote truly creative achievements: designers, agencies, design studios, design professionals, student as well as research departments and inventors worldwide are invited to take part in the “red dot award: design concept.” All kinds of innovations and design novelties that have not yet been introduced to the market can be submitted. Participants are invited to register online for the competition from now until July 31, 2005. More


Friday, 11 March 2005

Presentation of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan in the red dot design museum

Once again, the red dot design museum lived up to its name as a unique and coveted location for presentations and events. Last Friday and Saturday, the presentation of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan in the red dot museum attracted nearly 6,000 visitors. Amidst one of the most breath-taking sceneries of industrial architecture, the BMW subsidiary in Essen presented the new Sedan. More


Friday, 11 March 2005

Richard Sapper Exhibition in Berlin

Until 13 March 2005, visitors have the opportunity to see works by designer Richard Sapper in the stilwerk Berlin. The exhibition was set up to celebrate Sapper’s being awarded “Designer of the Year 2005” by the magazine “Architektur & Wohnen” (architecture and living). More


Wednesday, 9 March 2005

Revitalisation of Iconic Chair

The California-based design studio BMW Group DesignworksUSA and an aluminium chair company, Emeco have revitalised an iconic Emeco chair popular in the 1950s. The recreation was prompted by the discovery of the original chair on the auction website eBay. Designed by Adrian van Hooydonk, the modern “1951” version will debut at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, taking place from April 13 to April 19, 2005. More


Tuesday, 8 March 2005

Results of the red dot award: product design 2005

The death of the universal consumer After the race for the best technical innovations in the last years, companies now increasingly focus on sophisticated designs meeting the demands of target-groups in order to keep their position in the competition. The consumer’s needs are coming more and more into the spotlight, when it comes to finding the ideal form for a product. This was shown by observations during the selection process of the red dot award: product design 2005. More


Monday, 7 March 2005

The 1st BDA-Day and Award Ceremony of the BDA Grand Prize 2005

On 12 March 2005, the Association of German Architects (BDA) invites their members and all people interested in architecture and building culture to take part in the 1st BDA-Day at the Gürzenich in Cologne. The nationwide forum follows the tradition of the BDA Association Days and reflects the new positioning of the Association. More


Monday, 7 March 2005

Reorientation at Konradin Publishing Group/New Chief Editor at „Mensch & Büro“

Wilhelm Klümper, chief editor at Mensch & Büro, resigned his chief editorship and left Mensch & Büro by his own desire to pursue new challenges. More


Wednesday, 2 March 2005

Two voices – one bathroom: Brand-name Manufacturers from the German Sanitation Industry and International Designers in Dialogue at the ISH 2005

As part of the ISH's regular focus on “The Bathroom Experience”, Outlook – Building Perspectives, the brand of Messe Frankfurt for architects, designers, creative personnel, technical planners and engineers, turns the spotlight on the future of the bathroom. This interdisciplinary forum brings together people who have something to say – about design, architecture, product development, concepts for the future, bathroom planning and exhibition design. More


Tuesday, 1 March 2005

David Kelley awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education

Professor David Kelley, Stanford University, a founder of IDEO, one of the world’s most innovative design firms has been awarded the 2005 Sir Misha Black Medal for distinguished services to design education. More


Sunday, 27 February 2005

Trends and impressions from the imm cologne 2005

red dot online presents the latest colours, forms, materials, and news Like every year, the new international living trends were presented at the Cologne furniture trade, and red dot was there for you exclusively searching for the most important novelties and developments. Apart from products for the living area, for the second time the imm cologne presented everything for the kitchen. More