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 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


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Friday, 5 May 2017

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - winners communicate their success with the Red Dot label

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is currently underway. The Red Dot Award opens agencies, designers and companies the doors to a worldwide network of creative and design-oriented companies and offers the winners exclusive opportunities to communicate their success. One of the "Winners' Benefits" is the use of the Red Dot seal for internal and external communication. More


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Half-time for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 – regular registration phase ends on 14 May

Only until 14 May, agencies, designers and companies from around the globe have the opportunity to enter their design and creative achievements during the “Regular” registration phase in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. “Latecomer” can register their works and projects by 9 June the latest. For participation, there are 18 categories which present the spectrum of international communication design. More


Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “Light Frieze”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to the facade design “Light Frieze”, designed by Christ&Gantenbein and iart Basel. More


Friday, 28 April 2017

Communication design on the highest level: excellent posters

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Poster Design”. The posters which are distinguished with a Red Dot have a high signal function. They are a firm component within comprehensive advertising measures. In the 2016 competition, two works which particularly address current social issues and convincingly implement them visually were awarded the Red Dot: Best of the Best in the category “Posters”, which particularly address current social issues and convincingly implement them visually. More


Thursday, 27 April 2017

With the sense of good communication design and creativity: the jury 2017 (part 1)

The heart of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is its jury. With its expertise, it assesses thousands of submissions each year, on the basis of established criteria. In 2017, there are 24 globally recognised experts who meet in Essen, Germany, to jointly decide in a multi-day process about awarding of the coveted label “Red Dot”. Some of these experts are repeatedly part of the jury. Among others Michel de Boer, Bettina Schulz, Chris Lee and Christof Rezk-Salama will select the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. More


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Google Self-Driving Car: Interview with Designer Yoojung Ahn

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. A leading light to follow, a concept was selected among the 42 Red Dot: Best of the Best winners of 2016. The Red Dot: Luminary serves as an inspiration to aspire towards. This year’s winner is the Google Self-Driving Car. This is a vehicle that drives autonomously without human input. In an interview with Red Dot, lead designer Yoojung Ahn talks about the car’s development and about her future plans. More


Friday, 21 April 2017

Red Dot Award: Communication Design - Winners will be published in International Yearbook Communication Design

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is currently underway. The Red Dot Award opens agencies, designers and companies the doors to a worldwide network of creative and design-oriented companies and offers the winners exclusive opportunities to communicate their success. One of the “Winners' Benefits” is the presentation of the award-winning work and its makers in the International Yearbook Communication Design. More


Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Award-winning design and its makers: “The Real Time Brand”

Once a year, the jury of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design honours projects of high design quality. Among the works which received a Red Dot: Best of the Best, the jury awards the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2016, the top individual award was granted to “The Real Time Brand”, designed by Grey Germany/KW43 Branddesign and Maruri Grey. More


Tuesday, 18 April 2017

„The reality is often more complex”: interview with Red Dot juror Vincent Créance

At the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design is its jury. 39 experts from all over the world assessed each individual object, that was entered in 2017, live and in situ in a process spanning several days. Only designs that won over the jury with their high design quality were awarded the sought-after Red Dot. This year again, Vincent Créance from France contributed the decision making with his expertise. More


Thursday, 13 April 2017

When external values count – excellent packaging design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 is well underway. Agencies, designers and companies from all over the world are currently called upon to submit their well-designed and creative works and projects from the field of communication design. A total of 18 categories are available for participation, one of them is “Packaging Design”. Packaging, which is awarded the coveted Red Dot label, impresses with materiality, interesting forms and the clever transfer of their respective contents. More