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.

Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher: concentrated expertise from the watch industry in the Red Dot Jury

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

This year, Gisbert Brunner and Rüdiger Bucher will once again be part of the Red Dot Jury, the heart of the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Their opinion is especially important for the category “Watches”.

In deep grief over the death of jury member Michel Chanaud

Friday, 12 January 2018

With deep sadness, the Red Dot Team bids farewell to Michel Chanaud who died on Monday, 8 January 2018 all of a sudden. With expertise, dedication and warmness, the creative mind has served as a Red Dot juror and has inspired his jury colleagues and the Red Dot Award personnel alike.

Designer Arman Emami, the winner of several Red Dot Awards, in an interview about his way of working and the future of design

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Emami Design from Germany maintains his lead. In 2017, the design studio again reached the first place in the Red Dot Design Ranking for design concepts. Arman Emami talks about his career and his visions of design with Red Dot.

Start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

The Red Dot Award: Design Concept is entering the next phase: 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 one of the world’s largest design competitions.