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.


“Homo Ex Data”: successful exhibition opening in Hong Kong

Friday, 1 December 2017

Until 27 May 2018, visitors to the HKDI Gallery can explore “Homo Ex Data – The Natural of the Artificial”. It showcases Red Dot awarded products and innovations which illustrate the impact and challenges of digitisation, and demonstrate exemplarily with which solutions designers face them. The exhibition was officially unveiled on Friday, 24 November 2017.


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

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

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.


Red Dot’s legendary Designers’ Night in Taiwan – in the awarded OMNI nightclub in Taipei

Thursday, 23 November 2017

On 21 November 2017, the Designers’ Night came to Taiwan once again after four years. For the first time, this event was held in a nightclub in Taipei – in the “OMNI Nightclub”, which was awarded in the interior design category with the Red Dot: Best of the Best in 2017.


Young Professionals Application Day – 50 free places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

On 6 December 2017, designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of 50 free registration places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. If they win an award, the young professionals benefit from extensive and free measures.