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


Friday, 12 January 2018

In deep grief over the death of jury member Michel Chanaud

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. More

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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

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. More

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Start of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 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. More

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Red Dot Award 2017: looking back on the design highlights of the year

Record submissions, successful gala events, an anniversary, special exhibitions and a re-opened museum – Red Dot can look back on a successful year 2017 with numerous events. More

Friday, 15 December 2017

From the Red Dot Judging Hall to the slope: Red Dot awarded winter sports products

Skis, winter jackets and action cameras: in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018, lots of products were awarded that perfectly fit the cold time of the year. In a process spanning several days, 40 well-known experts discussed, tested and evaluated original entries individually and without a preselection. More

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Red Dot jury has been selected: Thomas Lockwood will enrich the expert panel once again

The registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 is in full swing and the Red Dot jury, the heart of the competition, has already been selected. Thomas Lockwood, a thought leader at integrating design and innovation practice into business, will once again be part of the expert panel. More

Monday, 4 December 2017

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Fair adjudication of the products live and on site

Manufacturers and designers can enter their best products at the regular rate up until 16 January 2018. “Latecomers” still have until 9 February to register. In March 2018, the jury members will convene for an adjudication process spanning several days in order to test and assess the products. More

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

1,200 pages of inspiration: International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 was published

On 14 November 2017, the International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 was published in the Red Dot Edition. All works which readers can discover in the latest Red Dot yearbook were granted a prize by an international jury in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. More

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Young Professionals Application Day – 50 free places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

On 6 December 2017, designers who have graduated within the past five years have the chance to apply for one of 50 free registration places in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. If they win an award, the young professionals benefit from extensive and free measures. More

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

“Icons of brand design”: exclusive guided tour with Professor Dr. Peter Zec

On 5 December 2017 at 5:30 pm Red Dot CEO Professor Dr. Peter Zec guides through the special exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” in the Museum for Communication Berlin and shows them his personal highlights from this year. More