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.


Red Dot Award 2017: looking back on the design highlights of the year

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Record submissions, successful gala events, an anniversary, special exhibitions and a re-opened museum – Red Dot can look back on a successful year 2017 with numerous events.


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

Friday, 15 December 2017

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.


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

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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 2018 – Fair adjudication of the products live and on site

Monday, 4 December 2017

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.