The Product Design competition has existed since 1955. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The best products receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

» Red Dot Award: Product Design

The competition for Design Concepts and prototypes is held annually in Singapore. The highest award for the best of all concepts is the Red Dot: Luminary which includes prize money of SGD 5,000.

» Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design is geared to agencies, designers and companies from around the world. The best piece of work in a category receives the top award “Red Dot: Grand Prix”.

» Red Dot Award: Communication Design


News

Monday, 9 April 2018

The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 have been chosen

This year, companies and designers from 59 countries entered more than 6,300 innovations in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. 69 entries – just 1.1% of all entries – received the top award in the competition, the Red Dot: Best of the Best. The “Red Dot”, which stands for good design quality, was awarded 1,684 times, while 45 objects won an Honourable Mention, which is given to a particularly well-executed aspect of design work. More


Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Annual Reports – or the design of a business year

The works which received a prize in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 prove that an annual report must not be boring. As an instrument of self-expression, company reports fit in seamlessly with the corporate design and convince readers with facts and figures that are edited and visualised appropriate for the target group. More


Wednesday, 28 March 2018

How to convince the Red Dot Jury: this is what the experts for communication design pay attention to

Once a year, the jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design meets. For several days, the 24 international experts evaluate all works which were entered in the design competition. During the evaluation, various aspects are taken into account. These vary depending on the type of project. In addition, due to their experience and respective cultural background, every jury member has his or her own expectations on the competition entries. More


Monday, 26 March 2018

Communication design from Japan: creation under the sign of the rising sun

For many years, Red Dot is maintaining intensive relationships with Japan. Successful cooperations with designers and institutions from Nippon helped the promotion of outstanding design achievements. The country’s designers regularly prove their know-how in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, too. In the recent competition, the highest single distinction, the Red Dot: Grand Prix, went to Tokyo. More


Friday, 23 March 2018

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. More


Wednesday, 21 March 2018

China Good Design – registration possible from 8 April

Right on time for the exhibition “China Good Design: New Asian Moods and Award-Winning Products” at the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, which is showing a selection of the award-winning products, the international competition “China Good Design” is about to enter its fourth round. Designers and manufacturers from all over the globe can enter their products from 8 April to 29 July. More


Monday, 19 March 2018

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

Respected agencies, successful designers and companies strong on communication from all over the globe are currently entering their projects in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018. 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. More


Friday, 16 March 2018

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 in the competition, the Red Dot: Grand Prix. In 2017, this prize was granted only five times, among others to Achtung! and Studio Kraftwerk from Amsterdam for the advertising campaign “Hovering Art Director”. More


Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The Red Dot: Luminary – inspiration for other designers

In 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. It goes to the concept among the Red Dot: Best of the Best winners that has the potential to inspire other designers. Considering the awarded concepts and prototypes of past years, it becomes clear that each of them is unique and forward-looking. More


Monday, 12 March 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 convinced with two thoughtful and unusual approaches and Sylvain Borgarino with a commercial for Sisley Paris. The French agency BETC showed courage and creativity when they exchanged the famous crocodile logo of Lacoste. More