Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Competent, experienced, renowned: International experts award the Red Dot for outstanding communication design

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 launched at the beginning of March. All those who wish to submit their work and themselves to the scrutiny of the Red Dot Jury have until 15 June 2018 to register for the design competition. In a process spanning several days, 24 experts, including three new jury members, will decide which entries will receive the Red Dot.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 have been chosen

This year, companies and designers from 59 countries entered more than 6,300 innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. 69 entries – just 1.1% of all entries – received the top award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best. The “Red Dot”, which stands for good design quality, was awarded 1,684 times, while 45 objects won an Honourable Mention, which is given to a particularly well-executed aspect of design work.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Last chance to submit for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

The jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018 will come together in Singapore soon to select the best design innovations, prototypes and ready to launch products for the year. The results set off a series of important events to celebrate the best design concepts of 2018.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Honouring of the laureates: Red Dot Gala fully booked faster than ever

Red carpet and photographers’ flashlights for the best designers and manufacturers of the year: On 9 July, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 will be officially announced and honoured for their outstanding design performance within the framework of the glamourous award ceremony in Essen, Germany. While the Red Dot Gala was fully booked faster than ever, interested people still have the chance to reserve one of the limited tickets for the Winners’ Dinner or the Designers’ Night.

Exhibition

“China Good Design: New Asian Moods and Award-Winning Products” – from 4 May to 3 June 2018 in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen

With the exhibition “China Good Design: New Asian Moods and Award-Winning Products” from 4 May to 3 June 2018, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in cooperation with the Xiamen Culture Media Group is presenting products in Germany for the first time that were successful in the competition “China Good Design”. The vernissage for the exhibition will take place on 3 May 2018 at 6.30 p.m.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Inventor Sebastian Conran in an interview with Red Dot

According to the motto “form follows fabrication”, Sebastian Conran created a plethora of enduring products through from concept to consumer. He calls himself “an engineer and inventor at heart”. Red Dot talked with Conran about the difference between design and invention, about the iPhone and about the job of designers.


Honouring of the laureates: Red Dot Gala fully booked faster than ever

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Red carpet and photographers’ flashlights for the best designers and manufacturers of the year: On 9 July, the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 will be officially announced and honoured for their outstanding design performance within the framework of the glamourous award ceremony in Essen, Germany. While the Red Dot Gala was fully booked faster than ever, interested people still have the chance to reserve one of the limited tickets for the Winners’ Dinner or the Designers’ Night.


“China Good Design: New Asian Moods and Award-Winning Products” – from 4 May to 3 June 2018 in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen

Monday, 23 April 2018

With the exhibition “China Good Design: New Asian Moods and Award-Winning Products” from 4 May to 3 June 2018, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen in cooperation with the Xiamen Culture Media Group is presenting products in Germany for the first time that were successful in the competition “China Good Design”. The vernissage for the exhibition will take place on 3 May 2018 at 6.30 p.m.


Inventor Sebastian Conran in an interview with Red Dot

Friday, 20 April 2018

For the fifth time now, Sebastian Conran was part of the red Dot Jury. With his know-how, he helped to guarantee the high quality standards of the award and thus the value of the Red Dot seal. According to the motto “form follows fabrication”, the designer created a plethora of enduring products through from concept to consumer. He calls himself “an engineer and inventor at heart”. Red Dot talked with Conran about the difference between design and invention, about the iPhone and about the job of designers.


Last chance to submit for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018 will come together in Singapore soon to select the best design innovations, prototypes and ready to launch products for the year. Only concepts with the highest design standards that convince the Red Dot jury are awarded with the sought-after Red Dot. The results set off a series of important events to celebrate the best design concepts of 2018.