Red Dot Award: Communication Design

Participate

Dates 2018

The registration phase ended on 15 June.
The winners will be honoured at the
Red Dot Gala in Berlin, Germany, on 26 October.
 

The competition enters a new round in spring 2019.

6 steps to success

  1. Create your My Red Dot account or log in
  2. Select category and fill in the details for your project (name, type, publication date, description)
  3. Enter the designer and client details
  4. Upload digital material (depending on the category*)
  5. Check details, choose payment method and finish submission
  6. Send physical works by post (depending on the category*)

* Detailed information on the submission is available in our Guides to Success which are individually compiled for each category.

Entry Rules

Agencies, designers and companies from around the world can participate in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018. Works published after 1 July 2015 and before 1 July 2018 can be registered. The works cannot have been registered for the Red Dot Award: Communication Design in the past. Projects that were realised solely for the purposes of participating in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are not eligible. To take part in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design, you must agree to the General Terms and Conditions.

» Download GTC 2018 (PDF, 130 KB)

Dates & Deadlines

Registration

Registration

Early Bird
Regular
Latecomer

5 March – 10 April 2018
11 April – 29 May 2018
30 May – 15 June 2018

Delivery

Delivery

Upload digital material
Physical submissions

 

Address:

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018
Red Dot Judging Hall
Witzlebenstraße 14
45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Germany

when completing registration
11 – 29 June 2018

 

Please note:

The delivery of submissions will only be accepted workdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please mark your package and the entry itself by using the labels sent to you, and inform your logistics company (courier, freight forwarder, etc.) of the PI code allocated to you.

Judging

Judging

Jury session
Notification of results

 

July 2018
August 2018

Announcement

Announcement

Award ceremony
Winners’ exhibition
Online exhibition
Yearbook

 

26 October 2018
26 October 2018
from 26 October 2018
15 November 2018

 

Costs & Fees

The registration fee includes the logistic processing, preparation of the information provided, preparation of a jury dossier, presentation during the jury session and storage until the winners’ exhibition, if applicable. If the work wins an award, it is obligatory to purchase the  Winner Package. Among other things, it includes use of the Winner Label as well as the presentation of the work in the yearbook, in the winners’ exhibition and online.

Registration fees

Registration fees

Registration phase

Early Bird
Regular
Latecomer

 

Registration fees

270 Euro*
350 Euro*
450 Euro*

Fee for participants in the Red Dot: Junior Award (incl. 20% discount)
156 Euro*
196 Euro*
252 Euro*

*Prices per entry are excl. of VAT.

Fees for return

Fees for return

Optional return by post

95 Euros*

*Prices per award are excl. of VAT.

 

Costs if the product wins an award

Costs if the product wins an award

Winner Package

Standard
Extended
Red Dot: Best of the Best

 

 

Costs

1,699 Euros*
2,199 Euros*
2,499 Euros*

Costs for participants in the Red Dot: Junior Award (incl. 40% discount)
999 Euros*
1.319 Euros*
1.499 Euros*

*Prices per award are excl. of VAT.

Contact

For questions and remarks, please feel free to contact us:

Red Dot Team
Tel.: +49 201 30104 38
E-mail: cd(at)red-dot.de

An overview of all contact persons of the Red Dot Design Award can be found here.