Call for entries

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 – competition starts with “Early Bird” submission phase

The early bird catches the worm. The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 has started with its first submission period. Until 10 April, the applicants will benefit from the reduced registration fees of the “Early Bird” phase.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

For a successful start to the career – Red Dot: Junior Award is looking for talents in communication design

Trainees, students and young professionals are also encouraged to demonstrate their design expertise – in the Red Dot: Junior Award, which is part of the international design competition.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

When not only the content is refreshing: Awarded packaging design

The high art of the brewery and the high art of packaging come together at the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. Every year, the most exciting packaging solutions are awarded here. In 2017, for example, MillerCoors from the USA, the Paulaner Brewery Group and the Früh Brewery from Germany were honored.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Best Practice in advertising: when an art director hovers

Every year, only a few projects stand out in particular in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. The jury awards them with the highest single distinction, the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2017, among others the prize was granted to Achtung! and Studio Kraftwerk from Amsterdam for the advertising campaign “Hovering Art Director”.

Red Dot Award: Product Design

The airport in Mülheim becomes a race track: jury members test vehicles

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 is completed and the jury is waiting in suspense for the assessment of the products. The jurors Lutz Fügener, Ken Okuyama and Martin Darbyshire especially look forward to the judging process in the category “Cars and motorcycles” as they will not only observe the submissions, but also test them.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Red Dot: Luminary – inspiration for other designers

At the Red Dot Award: Design Concept, the “Red Dot: Luminary” stands out from all the other distinctions and is the highest achievement in the competition. Considering the awarded concepts and prototypes of past years, it becomes clear that each of them is unique and forward-looking.

Creativity for kids: Experience tours in the Red Dot Design Museum

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

On Saturday, 19 October 2013, children will go on discovery tour in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen and learn to see their environment with new eyes. In a playful way, two experience tours equip the young creative with design basics. Amazed, they will notice that they are surrounded by well-shaped everyday items around the clock: the bed in which they sleep, the pencil they use for homework or the toy they play with in their free time.

Experiencing Chinese attitudes - Interview with Gordon Bruce on the Red Dot Design Forum in Xiamen

Monday, 14 October 2013

will once again organise a Red Dot Design Forum. Internationally renowned experts such as Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Hideshi Hamaguchi, Martin Darbyshire and Prof. Axel Thallemer, to name but a few, will point out the connection between economy and design in their lectures. Last year, Red Dot juror Gordon Bruce provided more than 500 company representatives, designers and students with professional insights into the world of design. Reason enough to ask him about his personal experiences in an exclusive interview.

In print and online: the World of Design at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

For the first time, Red Dot presents the World of Design in its Red Dot Edition booth at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Until 13 October 2013, specialists and design enthusiasts have the opportunity to get to know the most successful publications of the last few years and thus get an overview of the latest product- and communication design in hall 4.1 at stall G94.

Professional exhibition in the Red Dot Design Museum: "Intelligent material & design for furniture and interior architecture"

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

For designers and architects, intelligent materials, product innovations and surprising detail solutions open up new possibilities concerning product design for future living environments and lifestyles. By presenting the exhibition “Intelligent material & design for furniture and interior architecture”, the Red Dot Design Museum Essen offers an expert audience a place of inspiration from 12 – 30 October 2013.