Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Call for entries – Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 starts on 5 March

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 will commence on 5 March. Agencies, designers and companies from around the world are invited to submit their design and creative projects to the international design competition.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

Red Dot on Tour: prize-winning products travel the world

Products that convinced the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design regularly travel the world: They are not only showcased in the special and permanent exhibition of the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, but also stop at different design metropolises all around the globe. 

Red Dot Design Museum

“Creative Exchange”: exhibition with international communication design in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen

From 23 February on, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, will present award-winning design from around the world and from North Rhine-Westphalia. The exhibition “Creative Exchange: World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW” will be opened on Thursday, 22 February.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

As of now, designers, design teams, design studios, manufacturers and universities from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their latest visions, ideas, prototypes and design concepts to the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

„All I need is less” – Hideshi Hamaguchi is part of the Red Dot Jury 2018

The jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 is especially glad about support from the designer of the USB flash drive. Hideshi Hamaguchi will assess the entered products together with his jury colleagues with regard to their design quality.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The power of change: Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec about the (re-) design of logos

The corporate design and especially the logo are a flagship for a corporation. All the more brave is it to change or renew the own visual identity, like Lufthansa recently did.


“Most designers just love what they do” – Interview with Mirko Leyh

Thursday, 25 April 2013

The red dot design award has always pursued the objective to especially approach and motivate young creatives. With the special young professional program, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen has successfully implemented this intention. Every year, a renowned jury awards the best newcomer works in the fields of product design, communication design and design concept. Mirko Leyh explains why participating in the “red dot award: communication design” is definitely profitable. The last year’s “red dot: best of the best” awardee reveals his idea about excellent design and the advantages coming along with a red dot especially for career entrants.


Inspiring collaboration – when red dot laureates come together

Friday, 19 April 2013

Out of thousands of entries, only the best ideas and works are honoured in the red dot design award every year. But is it possible to even potentiate outstanding design quality? What happens if successful designers and products come together and something totally new is created as a result? Surprisingly, the red dot laureate Andy Adresen from Switzerland did so by combining a shelf with the legendary Porsche 911. He proves that even products from very different segments can perfectly harmonise.


red dot award: communication design 2013 - Interview with Prof. Dr. Zec

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Last year, designers, companies and young professionals from 43 nations submitted a total of 6,823 works and took their chance to receive one of the coveted distinctions of the “red dot award: communication design”. Those who wanted to convince the jury of international experts, succeeded with creative designs, original concepts and expressive typography. Why does it pay off to receive a red dot, especially nowadays, and what does the “red dot: junior award” mean to up-and-coming designers? Being the initiator and CEO of red dot, Prof. Dr. Peter Zec knows the answers.


red dot award: communication design 2013: Get up, Early Birds!

Friday, 12 April 2013

Experienced designers, well-known agencies, clients of communication design or talented newcomers should note 15 April: This day marks the ending of the early bird registration period of the “red dot award: communication design 2013”. Only a few days left for creative minds from all over the world, to hand in their best works at a reduced rate during the early bird registration phase and to take their chance to compete for the coveted “red dot”.