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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Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Special exhibition "Moving Materials" - inspiring materials in the red dot design museum

Just imagine this: you are wearing beautiful accessories made from ordinary cardboard or a stylish handbag that also charges for your mobile phone. You decorate your apartment with textiles that create mood lighting according to your personal taste, while the glass in the window regulates the intensity of the sunlight. More


Monday, 25 June 2012

"red dot award: communication design 2012": 15 renowned experts elect 574 deserved winners

For the “red dot award: communication design 2012”, we sought out excellent designs in 21 categories. The competition was open to clients of communication design works, designers, agencies, students as well as young professionals. What we found was innovative and smart design that sets new trends. Now the names of those allowed to adorn their works with the renowned red dot quality seal have been chosen. More


Friday, 22 June 2012

Pleasant anticipation: Who will receive the red dot?

Who will belong to the best in communication design and stand out of the crowd with a “red dot” distinction? Who will take the opportunity of receiving a crucial advantage compared to the competitors? Soon it will be certain which agency or designer – no matter whether well-established or young professional – came out of top of one of the world`s most renowned design competitions. True to the motto of the “red dot award: communication design 2012”: Everyone was able to participate but only the best have succeeded! More


Thursday, 21 June 2012

Special exhibition "Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013"

From well-designed exterior luminaires, to a helicopter, functional clothing and drawing pencils: In its four-week special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2012/2013”, the red dot design museum presents contemporary product design in the midst of inspiring industrial architecture from 3 till 29 July 2012. More


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Party with the creative elite at the Designers' Night

Every event needs its brilliant final moment – especially at red dot. More than 1,200 guests gather on 2 July in the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the “red dot award: product design”. More


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Final spurt at the "red dot award: design concept 2012"

Only few more days to go before the registration period of the “red dot award: design concept 2012” ends! This is the last chance to send in the best ideas and compete with the most innovative minds in the world of design. More


Monday, 18 June 2012

European Aluminium Awards 2012 – Application deadline ends 1 July

Designers, manufacturers, builders and constructors have until 1 July 2012 to apply for the European Aluminium Awards 2012. An international jury awards six distinctions in two categories in this special competition for Industrial Design & Engineering. More


Wednesday, 13 June 2012

"red dot award: design concept 2012" jury statements

27 June 2012 marks the last chance to register for the “red dot award: design concept 2012”! In this final phase of the competition, we have interviewed Prof. Lutz Fügener, Ken Nah and Robin Edman, three of our esteemed jurors, to find out what they think is the role of the “red dot award: design concept”. More


Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Invitation to the seminar "Smart Materials for Design and Architecture"

On Tuesday, 3 July 2012, designers, engineers and material developers from all over the world will come together at the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, to give an insight into their experiences and results in the field of smart materials. Inform yourself of new trends and projects in the field of smart materials and register as a participant for the seminar “Smart Materials for Design and Architecture“ until 26 June 2012. More


Thursday, 7 June 2012

Save the date: seminar "Smart Materials for Design and Architecture"

How and to which extend do innovative, intelligent and high-tech materials contribute to the development of new products for a better life and a sounder environment? In order to discuss this, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and PROUD (People, Researchers and Organisations Using Design for co-creation and innovation) invite to the seminar “Smart Materials for Design and Architecture”. More