The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. 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


Monday, 15 August 2005

Architect Santiago Calatrava to build New York WTC station

The Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava will build the new underground station on the premises of the World Trade Center. His plans were approved by the Port Authority at the end of July. The project costs are estimated around 2.21 thousand million US Dollars. More

Friday, 12 August 2005

Mercedes Car Group: Positive sales trend thanks to successful design

The positive sales trend at the Mercedes Car Group, which has lasted for several months, is continuing. In July 2005 the group increased the worldwide sales of Mercedes Benz and Smart brand cars by 2.2 percent. More

Wednesday, 10 August 2005

Juror profile: Ruedi Baur

A lateral thinker without limits: Ruedi Baur, the Paris-born Swiss graphic designer who is active cross-border between Switzerland and France, was one of this year’s jurors. More

Monday, 8 August 2005

red dot: digital media for

This year, the special prize ‘red dot: digital media’ has been awarded for the second time. The winner is the internet appearance of the adidas sport style label ‘Y-3’, which has been created by the Frankfurt-based Neue Digitale GmbH agency. More

Friday, 5 August 2005

Mix of styles – communication designers draw on plentiful resources

The times of great style and trend waves seem to be finally over - not only in fashion, literature, and art, but also in communication design. This, however, does not mean that boredom and dreariness have taken over, but rather that the creative minds draw on plentiful resources. More

Thursday, 4 August 2005

adidas challenges world market leader Nike

One year before the start of the World Cup Championship, adidas starts to challenge world market leader Nike. For 3.1 billion euros, the world's second largest sporting goods company will buy its US rival Reebok; now number three in the world. More

Wednesday, 3 August 2005

Video about award ceremony and adidas now online!

On the occasion of the award ceremony of the “red dot award: product design” on 4 July, Deutsche Welle TV shot a video feature about the award ceremony and about adidas, the design team of the year 2005. The film is now available here for you to download in MPEG format. More

Monday, 1 August 2005

‘Living Tomorrow’ – experiencable future

Looking into the future is an old dream of mankind. How will we live in the future? There is hardly anyone who has not asked themselves this question. Living and working in the future – this is exactly the vision the ‘Living Tomorrow’ project is dedicated to. More

Friday, 29 July 2005

Printruns in the millions thanks to manga cult

For more than 50 years, manga have increasingly gained in popularity in Japan, which has obviously also had an economic effect. 60% of all manga produced worldwide come from Japan. More

Friday, 29 July 2005

iPod competitors fight for second place

Apple has made it: thanks to outstanding design and clever marketing, the US computer manufacturer has managed to sell more than 6 million iPods in the last three months. This makes Apple the absolute market leader, with Apple competitors Creative, ReignCom (Iriver), Samsung, Sony, and Rio concentrating on the fight for second place in the booming MP3 player market. More