Product categories 2017

From fashion and accessories, to consumer electronics and vehicles, household helpers and furniture – there are 47 categories for the participation in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. Please find information on the registration in the “Guide to Success”.

1. Home furniture

Chairs, Coffee and side tables, Carpets and runners, Chests, Cupboards, Decorations and accessories, Display cases, Dressers, Home furniture accessories, Home textiles, Lounge furnishings, Mirrors, Multimedia furnishings, Room dividers, Seating, Shelving units, Sideboards, Stools, Storage, Stoves, Tables, Upholstered furniture, Wardrobes, Other

2. Bedroom furniture

Bedcovers and throws, Bedroom furniture accessories, Beds, Bedsteads, Bed tables, Bedroom textiles, Chests, Frames, Mattresses, Pillows, Storage, Wardrobes, Other

3. Lighting and lamps

Aquarium lighting, Architectural lighting, Built-in lighting, Bollard lighting, Ceiling lighting, Chandeliers, Construction lighting, Desk lamps, Downlights, Floodlighting, Floor lamps, Floor lighting, Guidance systems, Hanging lamps, Head lamps, Lamps series, Light bulbs and tubes, Lighting systems, Mobile lighting, Object lighting, OLED lamps, Outdoor lamps, Outdoor lighting, Path lighting, Pendant luminaires, Reading lamps, Retail lighting, Solar-powered lamps, Special-purpose lamps, Sports lamps, Spotlights, Table lamps, Torches, Wall lamps, Work lighting, Other

4. Household appliances and household accessories

Cleaning accessories, Cleaning devices, Fans, Fire detectors, Fire extinguisher, Ironing systems, Sewing machines, Smoke detectors, Textiles, Tumble dryers, Vacuum cleaners, Washing machines, Waste systems, Other

5. Kitchens and kitchen furniture

Country kitchens, Eat-in kitchens, Extensible kitchens, Fitted kitchens, Industry kitchens, Kitchen elements, Kitchen isles and blocks, Kitchenettes, Luxury kitchens, Mobile kitchens, Pantry kitchens, Professional kitchens, Serving counters, Other

6. Kitchen taps and sinks

Built-in sinks, Electronical fittings, Flush-mount sinks, Single lever mixers, Sinks, Top-mounted sinks, Two-handle fittings, Undermount bowls, Other

7. Kitchen appliances and kitchen accessories

Bread machines, Egg cookers, Extractor hoods, Catering appliances, Coffee machines, Dishwashers, Electric kettles, Fondues, Fryers, Hobs, Juicers, Kitchen equipment, Kitchen machines, Meat grinder, Microwaves, Mixers, Ovens, Raclettes, Refrigerators and freezers, Smoothie makers, Steam cookers, Stoves, Toasters, Waffle irons, Water filtration systems, Other

8. Cookware and cooking utensils

Baking utensils, Bowls, Casseroles, Cookware, Cutting boards, Kitchen aids, Kitchen scales, Kitchen textiles, Kitchenware, Knives, Knife blocks, Pans, Pots, Pressure cookers, Storage, Woks, Other

9. Tableware

Teapots / Coffee pots, Bottles, Bowls, Cans, Carafes, Ceramics, Cutlery, Dishes, Glasses, Porcelain, Salt and spice spreader, Table decorations, Table textiles, Vases, Other

10. Bathroom and sanitary furniture

Bathroom accessories, Bathroom drainage systems, Bathroom furniture, Bathroom mirrors, Bathroom series, Bathroom textiles, Bathtubs, Bidets, Showers, Toilets and accessories, Wash basins, Whirlpools, Other

11. Bathroom taps and shower heads

Electronical fittings, Single lever mixers, Two-handle fittings, Showerheads, Shower systems, Other

12. Garden furniture

Conservatories, Garden and outdoor furniture, Garden swings, Landscaping, Lounge furniture, Outdoor bars, Pavilions, Storage, Terrace and balcony furniture, Beach chairs, Other

13. Garden appliances, garden tools and garden equipment

Accessories, BBQ equipment, BBQ fireplaces, Cushions, Garden furniture covers, Fences, Fountains, Outdoor textiles, Fireplaces and fire baskets, Garden architecture, Garden appliances, Garden decorations, Garden tools, Garden sheds, Garden equipment, Grills, Outdoor heaters, Plant pots, Pools, Pool accessories, Smoke ovens, Smokers, Sprinkler systems, Sun protection, Weather stations, Other

14. Outdoor and camping equipment

Air mattresses, Binoculars, Camping furnishings, Camping mats, Camping tableware, Clasp knives and hunting knives, Climbing equipment, Cooling bags, Hiking sticks, Mattresses, Outdoor clothing, Outdoor equipment, Outdoor shoes, Sleeping bags, Sports bottles, Tarps and beach shelters, Tent awnings, Tent accessories, Tents, Other

15. Sports equipment

Diving, Fitness devices, Fitness equipment, Functional clothing, Golf and golf accessories, Rehab sports and equipment, Sports articles, Sports clothing, Sports shoes, Trend sports and equipment, Water sports and equipment, Winter sports and equipment, Other

16. Leisure and fun

Game equipment, Games, Gaming machines, Hobbies, Musical instruments, Musical equipment, Novelty goods and gifts, Pet supplies, Scooters, Sex toys, Skateboards, Toys, Other

17. Bicycles and bicycle accessories

Bags, baskets and containers, Bicycle tyre inflators, Bike computers, Bike equipment, Care and maintenance materials, City bikes, Clothing, Cross and trekking bikes, E-bikes, Electric scooters, Gear and gear shift, Helmets, Lighting, Locks, Mountain bikes, Pedelecs, Protectors, Racing bikes, Other

18. Babies and children

Accessories, Baby bottles, Baby carriers, Baby phones and cameras, Baby scales, Child seats, Children’s bicycles, Children’s furniture, Clothing, Cradles, Game equipment, Games, Hygiene articles, Playpens, Pregnancy, Schoolbags, Soothers, Strollers, Textiles, Toys, Travel cots, Tricycles, Other

19. Personal care, wellness and beauty

Brushes, Combs, Cosmetic tools, Hair curlers, Hairdryers, Hair straighteners, Heated pillows and covers, Hygiene articles, Infrared cabins, Infrared lamps, Manicure devices, Massage devices, Oral hygiene devices, Pedicure devices, Shaving and hair removal devices, Sauna ovens, Saunas, Solaria, Sponges, Ultrasonic devices, Weighing scales, Other

20. Fashion and lifestyle accessories

Accessories, Bodywear, Cosmetics, Fashion, Flacons, Footwear, Hats, Leather goods, Umbrellas, Other

21. Luggage and bags

Briefcases, Carrier bags, Handbags, Luggage scales, Schoolbags, Suitcases, Backpacks, Travelling bags, Trolleys, Wallets, Other

22. Glasses

Glasses, Sunglasses, Sports glasses, Other

23. Watches

Alarm clocks, Analogue watches, Chronographs, Clock and weather stations, Clockworks, Digital watches, Fashion watches, Longcase clocks, Luxury watches, Pocket watches, Pulse watches, Smartwatches, Sports watches, Table clocks, Time measuring devices, Wall clocks, Wristwatches, Other

24. Jewellery

Anklets, Bracelets, Brooches, Clasps, Cufflinks, Earrings, Folkloristic jewellery, Hair decoration, Luxury jewellery, Costume jewellery, Necklaces and pendants, Piercing and body art, Pins, Rings, Wedding rings, Other

25. Interior architecture and interior design

Bars, Cafés, Children’s gardens, Cinemas, Clubs, Concert halls, Cultural and public amenities, Hotels, Libraries, Lounges, Museums, Practices, Real estate, Residential buildings, Restaurants, Shopfitting, Shops, Shopping malls, Stadiums, Theatres, Trade fair stand construction, Office buildings, Waiting areas, Wellness areas, Other

26. Interior design elements

Access control systems (e.g. door, building automation), Bar counters and fittings, Bar furnishings, Building equipment, Carpets, Ceiling fans, Coverings, Décors, Door stoppers, Doors, Elevators, Floor coverings, Funeral parlours (e.g. coffins, urns, gravestones), Handle systems, Interior fittings, Keys, Mirrors, Object furniture, Partition systems, Photo frames, Photovoltaics and accessories, Pools, Postboxes, Railings, Room acoustics, Room fittings, Room textiles, Sales displays, Screens, Security systems, Smoke alarms, Sockets, Stairs, Sun protection, Surface coverings, Switches, Tiles, Wall panelling, Wallpapers, Window blinds, Windows, Other

27. Urban design

Advertising columns, Bollards, Building elements, Bus stops, City and landscape planning, Enclosures (e.g. walls, fences), Garden and park architecture, Micro-architecture, Park benches, Parking spaces and multi-storey car parks, Pavements, Playgrounds, Public design, Public playing equipment, Shops, Street furniture, Street information systems, Street lanterns, Street luminaires, Street signs, Temporary architecture, Toilets / Public toilets, Town parks, Urban planning, Other

28. Materials and surfaces

Floor coverings, Anti-slip materials, Carpet flooring, Carpets, Concrete flooring, Cork flooring, Cushion material, Door mats, Edges, Floor equipment, Floor tiles, Glass, Iron sheets, Laminate, Laminated plastics, Lawn and outdoor carpets, Leather, Natural materials, Paper and cardboard, Parquet flooring, PVC flooring, Step mats, Stone carpets, Synthetic materials, Vinyl flooring, Wallpapers, Wood, Others

29. Office furniture

Boards, Conference and meeting room furniture, Desks, Lecterns and writing desks, Lounge furnishings, Multimedia, Office accessories, Office chairs, Office trolleys, Office equipment, Office furnishing systems, Office furnishings, Quiet areas, Reception and waiting area furnishings, Roll and freestanding containers, Room deviders, Seating furniture systems, Shelves and closets, Storage spaces, Wardrobes, Other

30. Office supplies and stationery

Calculators, Office organisation and utensils, Planners and calendars, Notebooks, Presentation equipment, Writing equipment, Other

31. Tools

Electronic tools, Hand tools, Home tools, Industrial tools, Measurement, Safety clothing, Tool boxes, Work benches, Work protection, Other

32. Heating and air conditioning technology

Air conditioning systems, Air purifiers, Fans, Heating pumps, Humidifiers, Dehumidifiers, Radiators, Radiators and energy systems, Room controllers, Solar technology, Thermostats, Other

33. Industrial equipment, machinery and automation

3D printers, 3D scanners, Automations, Cash dispensers, Cleaning devices, Components, Detectors, Equipment, Control systems, Gate and door systems, Industrial products, Industrial packaging, Machines, Measuring technology, Operating technology, POS systems, Printers, Safety technology, Scanners, Suction devices, Switches, Terminals, Testing technology, Timers, Workstation systems, Other

34. Robotics

Autonomous mobile robots, Humanoid robots, Industrial robots, Medical robots, Service robots, Exploration robots, Other

35. Life sciences and medicine

Emergency equipment, General practice equipment, hospital equipment, Laboratory technology, Laboratory furniture, Medical devices, Medical equipment, Medical furniture, Medical imaging, Medical sanitary fittings, Operating equipment, Operating technology, Other

36. Healthcare

Care aids, Communication aids, Daily living aids, Electronical help systems, Furnishings, Mobility aids, Prostheses, Orthoses, Orthopaedic aids, Rehabilitation, Other

37. Cars and motorcycles

ATV, Combined cars, Compact cars, Convertible cars, Motorbikes, Mopeds, Quads, Sedan cars, Sports cars, Subcompact cars, SUV / Off-road vehicles, Tricycles, Vans / Minibuses, Other

38. Ships, trains and planes

Aircrafts, Aeroplanes, Cargo ships, Catamarans, Electric boats, Freight trains, Kayaks, Motor boats, Motor ships, Passenger ships, Passenger trains, Racing boats, Rowing boats, Sailing boats, Sailing ships, Steamboats, Water scooters, Yachts, Other

39. Commercial vehicles

Ambulance vehicles, Buses, Transport vehicles, Fire engine vehicles, Caravans and motor homes, Fork-lift trucks, Patient Tractors, Utility vehicles, Other

40. Vehicle accessories

Accessories, Aeroplane interior fittings, Automobile technology, Boat interiors, Car entertainment, Car styling, Caravan equipment, Caravan interior fittings, Components, Luggage racks, Navigation systems, Trailers, Train interior, Tyres, Vehicle interior fittings, Vehicle lighting systems, Wheel rims, Other

41. TV and home entertainment

3D glasses, Antenna, Blu-ray players, Docking stations, DVD players, E-readers, Game consoles, Home cinema, Players, Projectors, Receivers, Remote controls, Streaming clients, TVs, TV wall mounts, Other

42. Audio

Audio accessories, Bluetooth speakers, DJ equipment, Docking stations, Amplifiers, Hi-fi systems, Headphones, MP3 / MP4 players, Record players, Speakers, Radios, Soundbars, Sound systems, Other

43. Cameras

Analog cameras, Camcorders, Camera accessories, Cameras, Cine cameras, Compact cameras, Digital cameras, Instant photography cameras, SLR cameras, Surveillance cameras, Video cameras, VR cameras, Other

44. Drones and action cameras

Action cameras, DIY drones, Drone accessories, FPV drones, Fun drones, Professional drones, Other

45. Mobile phones, tablets and wearables

Accessories, Activity trackers, Mobile phones, Power banks, Outdoor smartphones, Smartphones, Smart watches, Tablets, VR headsets, Other

46. Communication technology

Accessories, Batteries, Charging stations, Conference technology, Headsets, Microphones, Routers, 2-way radio sets, Telephones and telephone systems, Voice recorders, Other

47. Computer and information technology

Accessories, Casing, Computer components, Computers, Data carriers, Keyboards, Laptops, Modems, Monitors, Mouse devices, Netbooks, Network technology, Notebooks, Peripheral devices, Photocopiers, Presenters, Presentation technology, Printers, Scanners, Servers, Stylus pens, USB sticks, Other