Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Fair adjudication of the products live and on site

Manufacturers and designers can enter their best products at the regular rate up until 16 January 2018. “Latecomers” still have until 9 February to register. In March 2018, the jury members will convene for an adjudication process spanning several days in order to test and assess the products.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The Red Dot jury has been selected: Thomas Lockwood will enrich the expert panel once again

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 is in full swing and the Red Dot jury, the heart of the competition, has already been selected. Thomas Lockwood, a thought leader at integrating design and innovation practice into business, will once again be part of the expert panel.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

From the Red Dot Judging Hall to the slope: Red Dot awarded winter sports products

Skis, winter jackets and action cameras: in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018, lots of products were awarded that perfectly fit the cold time of the year. In a process spanning several days, 40 well-known experts discussed, tested and evaluated original entries individually and without a preselection.

Red Dot Design Museum

“Homo Ex Data” in Hong Kong: Red Dot Design Museum presents exhibition on design in the era of Big Data

What role will design play in a world in which living circumstances are determined by the generation and transfer of data? The exhibition “Homo Ex Data – The Natural of the Artificial”. 

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Making the invisible visible – Red Dot: Junior Prize for Sarah Müller

On 27 October, the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design were celebrated.Sarah Müller from the School of Design Ravensburg now holds the Red Dot: Junior Prize. She convinced the jury with her book “See Acoustics – Rhapsody in Blue”.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

1,200 pages of inspiration: International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 was published

On 14 November 2017, the International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 was published in the Red Dot Edition. All works which readers can discover in the latest Red Dot yearbook were granted a prize by an international jury in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.


Interview with the "red dot: best of the best" laureates Michael Thurnherr and Manuel Gamper

Friday, 9 November 2012

“Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler“ is a quote attributed to famous physicist and Nobel-Prize winner, Albert Einstein. This is how he describes the difficulty of reducing complex concepts to their meaningful essence. The design of the UNO capsule coffee machine absolutely achieves this.


Vernissage on 15 November: the red dot design museum presents "Digilog 601: Harmony thru Design" by this year’s best agency

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Starting on 16 November 2012, the red dot design museum in Essen, Germany, showcases the exhibition of the most successful agency of the year, 601bisang from Seoul, as well as a selection of works which were rewarded in 2012. Until 6 January 2013, the former boiler house of world heritage Zollverein will turn into a place for current communication design at the highest level. The visitors of the exhibitions may look forward to the latest, innovative works in the field of communication design.


"In search of excellence" - the red dot design award is seeking out the best products for 2013!

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

With 4,515 entries from around 1,800 companies and designers from 58 countries in the year 2012 alone, there can be little doubt of the international significance and reach of the “red dot award: product design”. A new round of the competition, which has a history that dates back to the 1950’s, is about to commence. Designers and manufacturers from all over the world are once again invited to register their well-designed products and thus to join the hunt for the renowned red dot seal of quality.


Webcast with Prof. Dr. Peter Zec in Hamburg: media event for the launch of the new Niveal design

Friday, 2 November 2012

In an online press conference, Beiersdorf AG presented the new packaging design of the brand Nivea to more than 100 international journalists. red dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec and product designer Yves Béhar, who has been responsible for the new design, gave a lecture on the importance of emotional design for everyday products and its impact on the consumer. In addition, Ralph Gusko, Beiersdorf Executive Board Member Brands & Supply Chain, and Jenny Fleischer, Head of Global Design Management Beiersdorf, gave lectures on the design language and on the story behind the new Nivea design.