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

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Successful Red Dot award ceremony: honouring of the best communication designers of the year

On 27 October, the international creative scene convened in Berlin, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. Established and upcoming designers as well as agency heads and company representatives from all over the world came together at the Red Dot Gala. The makers of the year’s best communication design works were honoured during the award ceremony in the Konzerthaus Berlin. More


Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Winners of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 honoured at the Singapore awarding ceremony

Companies, design studios, research institutions and designers from 58 countries entered their latest product concepts in the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017 – a record of 4,724 entries. 20 experts from all over the world convened and assessed each idea in an adjudication process lasting several days, with the selected concepts finally being awarded in Singapore. Only concepts with the highest design quality won over the jury and were awarded the sought-after Red Dot. More


Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The Xiamen International Design Week: fascinating design works on 6,000 m²

For the sixth time in a row, Red Dot is one of the organisers of the trade fair which takes place in the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in China. From product exhibitions with a focus on design competitions to inspiring business talks, the Xiamen International Design Week with its exhibition area of 6,000 square metres has a lot to offer for design enthusiasts and professionals from all over the world. More


Friday, 20 October 2017

“Vorsprung durch Technik” – Audi is Red Dot: Brand of the Year 2017

Of all the awards given in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one that stands out: the title of honour “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”, which this year goes to German automotive firm Audi. More


Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The best communication designers of the year – award ceremony for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 in Berlin

On 27 October, Germany’s capital city will once again become a meeting point for the international creative industry. At the Red Dot Gala in Berlin, designers, agency heads and company representatives from all over the world will come together to celebrate the winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. More


Monday, 9 October 2017

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 – Designers and manufacturers are now invited to submit their products

From 9 October 2017, designers and manufacturers from all over the world can once again take the opportunity to submit their products to the Red Dot Award: Product Design, one of the world’s largest design competitions. The registration period breaks down into three different phases. Here you can find all important information. More


Friday, 6 October 2017

Impressive communication design in Taipei: The exhibition “Dialogue - Red Dot awarded Communication Design” shows Taiwanese and international benchmarks in the Red Dot Design Area

The special exhibition “Dialogue - Red Dot awarded Communication Design” will be on show in the Red Dot Design Area in Taipei until 15 October. The exhibition presents trends, strategies and projects of the Taiwanese and the international communication design scene. More


Thursday, 5 October 2017

Best creative achievements: Museum for Communication Berlin shows exhibition of Red Dot winners

From 29 October 2017 to 14 January 2018, the state of the art of the international creative scene can be seen in the Museum for Communication Berlin: Subsequent to the Red Dot Gala, the studio exhibition “Best Communication Design – Red Dot Winners Selection 2017” will be presented there. More


Tuesday, 26 September 2017

“Every next big thing starts with a free thought” – thjnk is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017

This year, the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” goes to the full-service agency thjnk. This is the well-deserved recognition for the continuous and above-average design successes of the agency from Hamburg: In 2017 alone, it could win over 21 awards. More


Friday, 22 September 2017

A look beneath the surface: the use of colour in design

Colouring is more than just the mere decor of a product. It is of central importance, because it has an effect of how a product is perceived and can strengthen the brand recognition. Furthermore, social trends and developments can be reflected by colours. More