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.

For the second time: Red Dot presents outstanding product design in Xiamen

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Red Dot carries the design idea all around the world: Not only in its museums, but also in exclusive exhibitions, in design-oriented metropolises. This service brings innovative companies, creative designers and the expert public together. Last year, Red Dot has already been to the South-Chinese seaport and coastal city Xiamen. Under the motto “the world of red dot – business success by design”, about 120 products have been presented – all of them honoured in the Red Dot Award: Product Design.

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013: Winners of this year's creative contest are chosen

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

The jury has reached its decision – from around 6,800 entries, an international panel of experts has selected the world’s best designs in the field of communication design and has determined who will be awarded the sought-after Red Dot this year. Young professionals, experienced designers and agencies alike were able to submit their creative projects for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013 in a total of 21 categories. The result? - the latest marketing trends, happy winners and a total of 575 Red Dot awards.

New forms of production and innovative materials - Inspiring seminar in the Red Dot Design Museum

Monday, 15 July 2013

On 2 July 2013, nine experts from around the world gathered in the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, to give the participants of the seminar “New production forms and innovative materials for design and architecture” insights into the opportunities offered by using new materials and innovative forms of production. Together with the attendants, they discussed the influence of innovative manufacturing techniques on the design process as well as how new forms of production revolutionise the work of designers, architects, engineers and material developers.

The whole world of current design in book-form: Red Dot Design Yearbook 2013/2014 published

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Design can be encountered in all parts of everyday life. Most of the time one is not even aware of how many well-designed products are around all the time. This year`s outstandingly created objects have been published in a three-volume book. It is an extensive reference work for those who want to stay up-to-date regarding the latest trend of international product design.