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.


Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher: concentrated expertise from the watch industry in the Red Dot Jury

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

This year, Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher will once again be part of the Red Dot Jury, the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Their opinion is especially important for the category “Watches”.


In deep grief over the death of jury member Michel Chanaud

Friday, 12 January 2018

With deep sadness, the Red Dot Team bids farewell to Michel Chanaud who died on Monday, 8 January 2018 all of a sudden. With expertise, dedication and warmness, the creative mind has served as a Red Dot juror and has inspired his jury colleagues and the Red Dot Award personnel alike.


Designer Arman Emami, the winner of several Red Dot Awards, in an interview about his way of working and the future of design

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Emami Design from Germany maintains his lead. In 2017, the design studio again reached the first place in the Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts. Arman Emami talks about his career and his visions of design with Red Dot.


Start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept is entering the next phase: 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 one of the world’s largest design competitions.