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Awards and honorary titles

Receiving a distinction in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the deserved appreciation of one’s own performance and at the same time a symbol of the award-winning work’s persuasive power. Besides the distinctions “Red Dot”, “Red Dot: Best of the Best”, “Red Dot: Grand Prix” and “Red Dot: Junior Prize”, the honorary titles “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” and “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” are awarded annually.

 

 

Red Dot
The Red Dot is the award for high design quality. The international jury only awards this sought-after seal of quality to projects that win over the jury with their good design quality and creative performance.

You can find the award-winning projects of recent years here.

 

Red Dot: Best of the Best
The Red Dot: Best of the Best is the award for very high design quality. Only projects that win over the jury with their very high design quality and creative performance receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best.

You can find the award-winning projects of recent years here.

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Red Dot: Grand Prix
The Red Dot: Grand Prix is awarded for outstanding design and is the highest single distinction in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design. It goes to the best work in a category.

You can find the award-winning projects of recent years here.

 

Red Dot: Junior Prize
The Red Dot: Junior Prize, endowed with 10,000 Euros, goes to the best work of an up-and-coming young designer.

You can find the award-winning projects of recent years here.

Red Dot: Agency of the Year
The honorary title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” pays tribute to an agency that has demonstrated above-average design achievements over the years.

You can find the award-winning agencies of recent years here.

Red Dot: Brand of the Year
The honorary title “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” pays tribute to a brand has created innovative design solutions on a very high level over the years. It appreciates the design quality and decisiveness in brand management – regardless of whether it was achieved with its own skills or the know-how of external agencies.

You can find the award-winning brands of recent years here.

  • In 2015, its anniversary year, the Design Zentrum NRW establishes a new distinction: the Red Dot: Brand of the Year. In every competition’s year of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, there is one brand that creates innovative design solutions in a particularly high degree and convinces the Red Dot jury with various entries. Honoured is design quality and decisiveness in brand management – regardless whether placed on the expertise of external agencies or on the company’s own award-winning communications.

    2015  2016

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    You cannot apply for this unique prize of honour. The agency which continuously convinces with superior design performances is worthy of it. The reward: an internationally renowned title and the “Stylus” challenge cup – both will be awarded to the Red Dot: Agency of the Year during the festive Red Dot Gala.

    Please find here Red Dot winners from previous years:

    2012  2013  2014  2015  2016

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    In the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, young talents do not go away empty-handed either. Who was able to make the Red Dot: Best of the Best sure for him- or herself, also has the possibility to get the Red Dot: Junior Prize for the best newcomer work, endowed with 10,000 € – this is the chance for the creative youth to make a breakthrough in design and convince potential clients of their proper skills!

    Please find here Red Dot winners from previous years:
    2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  2016

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    Those who have been awarded the Red Dot: Best of the Best for his or her achievement, may also hope for the Red Dot: Grand Prix. This selection is exciting to the very last second: only at the Red Dot Gala it is traditionally announced, which of the nominated works will be honoured with the highest individual award of the competition.

    Please find here Red Dot winners from previous years:

    2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016

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    Again and again, in the high-quality submissions only few stand out: works that fascinate the jurors and deliver true highlights. Thus, the best works of a category receive the award Red Dot: Best of the Best for highest design quality.

    Please find here Red Dot winners from previous years:

    2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016

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    It is internationally desired and highly regarded: The Red Dot. As a seal of quality for aesthetic designs it is only awarded for works that could convince the Red Dot jury by their high design standards.

    Please find here Red Dot winners from previous years:

    2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016

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