Photos of the Red Dot Gala in Essen

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015

852302188bThe Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015 is finished. On 29 June, personalities from design, economy and politics honoured the best designers of the year. Photos of the glamorous awards ceremony in the Aalto-Theater and of the legendary Designers’ Night, as always in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, are now available. More.


Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

The jury has been chosen!

852302188bThe jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 has been chosen. A total of 27 design experts from all over the world will assess the works of the participants in this year’s competition. The creative competition is once again looking for the best projects from the fields of Corporate Design, Packaging, Game Design and more: Designers, advertisers, marketing professionals and up-and-coming new talent have a total of 17 categories to choose from for their entries. Every year, Red Dot invites highly respected figures from the world of design to rate the international contributions to the competition and to award the best creative achievements. At intensive sittings, the jury for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design uses its expert experience to assess each piece of work individually, live and in situ.  More.


Design support for upcoming talents

Adobe sponsors Red Dot: Junior Prize

852302188bThe software company Adobe will be the exclusive sponsor of the Red Dot: Junior Prize in 2015. The global leader for creative solutions in digital marketing and digital media will support the distinction, which is granted as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. The Red Dot: Junior Prize is awarded to the world’s best piece of work from a trainee, student or young designer in the current competition and is endowed with EUR 10,000 prize money. The objective is to facilitate their access to the professional world, allowing them to convince potential clients of their own skills as early as possible. More.


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Categories: Guides to Success 2015

Now in nine different languages”

Your way to success! In order to make the registration for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design as simple as possible, this year’s “Guides to Success” are available in nine different languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (traditional and simpilfied) and Korean – for all 17 categories the registration process for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 is explained in detail and step by step in the local language. Our guides will help you to orientate yourself in the registration for the category you selected. Just click on the appropriate category and select the “Guide to Success” in your language. More.


World’s Best Communication Design

The best projects from Taiwan in the Red Dot Design Museum Taipei”

In the last years, due to numerous entries with the highest creative potential Taiwan has become one of the leading countries in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. 2014 alone, more than 70 projects from Taiwanese designers have were awarded in the competition. 12 works were even awarded with the Red Dot: Best of the Best, the distinction for highest design quality. From the 24 April on, “World’s Best Communication Design“ shows all campaigns from Taiwan that have been successful in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015. More.


Red Dot Design Museum Essen

Special exhibition “Design on Stage”

Smart apps, impressing posters or attention-attracting advertising films – all communication works which are on show in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, Germany, from 6 February to 3 May 2015 have one thing in common: their award-winning design. The special exhibition “Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” presents the latest Red Dot awarded creative achievements from around the globe. More.


Red Dot on Tour in Basel

Fifth exhibition in Switzerland

852302188bFor the fifth time, the best works of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are presented in Basel. On 6 March 2015, the exhibition “Design auf dem Podest” (“Design on the podium”) was successfully opened. On this special occasion, keyspeaker Walter Gunz came all the way from Morocco. More.


“Essential unique selling point of the creative industry”

The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015

852302188bA new year brings new opportunities, with the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2015 ready to commence. Under the motto “Inspire the world”, the early bird registration phase for the globally renowned competition for communication design will start on 23 March. From that date on, designers, agencies, freelancers and companies are invited once again to submit their projects to the scrutiny of the international Red Dot jury. More.


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Timings for submissions

Early Bird

23 March – 15 April


16 April – 21 May 2015


22 May – 19 June 2015


Submissions & Delivery

Physical delivery: 8 June – 24 June 2015

Send us your project as an original or as a print-out on a presentation chart. The delivery has to be accomplished within: 8 June – 24 June 2015

Delivery adress:

Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen e.V.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Red Dot judging hall
Witzlebenstraße 14
45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr


Digital uploads: 23 March – 19 June 2015

Submit your digital material via URL or by uploading it in the My Red Dot portal. You are able to upload your digital project during our whole registration phase.

My Red Dot.


Further timings

Red Dot jury session

in July 2015

Red Dot Gala, Designers’ Night and exhibition “Design on Stage”

6 November 2015