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

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: Communication Design 2018

Formidable: communication design from France

French designers regularly prove their excellent design quality in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. In 2017, for example, the agency W&CIE and Sylvain Borgarino convinced. The French agency BETC showed courage and creativity when they exchanged the famous crocodile logo of Lacoste.


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.

Shin Miyashita on designing technology with the user in mind

Saturday, 2 July 2005

Well defined. Video is an interesting and very popular means of communication. Parallel to the evolution and development of this communications medium in the 1970s, the development of relevant storage media also advanced, with formats such as Betamax, the compact Video 8, the Hi-8 and the DV format. The current format of the DV cassette allows resolution figures, which would have been unthinkable back in the 1970s. The HDR-FX1 is the first HDV1080i-compatible digital highdefinition home video camcorder that allows recording and playback of high-definition videos on these DV cassettes.

Peter Kövari:”How I see myself as a designer”

Saturday, 2 July 2005

Aesthetic crossover. Before even Audrey Hepburn and James Dean, sunglasses had long been trendsetters in the accessory industry. However, they are not merely a decorative fashion article; their importance in eye protection against direct sunlight, UV radiation and wind makes them a true performance product. The P‘8404 titanium sunglasses are designed to meet this current crossover trend.

Held + Team on the design of surgical instruments

Friday, 1 July 2005

Delicate. When the Spanish bishop and conqueror Diego de Landa ordered to burn the records on the medical knowledge of the Mayas, he did not know that he was destroying something irretrievable. The Mayas were masters of surgery and could skilfully perform highly complicated operations. Today, there are still many medical fields, in which “manual” work plays a great role. One of these fields is the resection of an enlarged prostate in urology.

Peter Maly and Carsten Gollnick on three-dimensional weaving technique

Friday, 1 July 2005

Three-dimensional weaving technique: weaving shapes. Sqr revitalises the technique of weaving. The woven carpet makes a discreet appearance only revealing how special it is with a second glance.