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


Friday, 26 August 2005

Juror’s Portrait: Jean Jacques Schaffner

The Swiss designer und photographer Jean Jacques Schaffner is the founder of the Schaffner & Conzelmann Designersfactory, and he is one of the international design experts of this year’s jury of the red dot award: communication design. More

Tuesday, 23 August 2005

Juror profile: Barbara Schmidt

Barbara Schmidt, German communications designer and owner of the agency schmidt de donno, acted as jury member in this year’s red dot award: communication design. More

Friday, 19 August 2005

Web design: absence of female aesthetic?

A British study has proved that men and women respond in different ways to the design of websites. According to the study, the majority of sites are “biased to men.” More

Thursday, 18 August 2005

Juror profile: Cristina Chiappini

The Italian graphic and new media designer Cristina Chiappini is a pioneer of Italian web design and one of this year’s jurors of the red dot award: communication design. More

Wednesday, 17 August 2005

Juror Profile: Irma Boom

The Dutch graphic designer Irma Boom, who is specialising in book design, is one of this year’s jurors of the red dot award: communication design. She has already designed some 200 books and her work has gained her an international reputation. More

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