Prepare your entry to the award

Prepare your entry to the award

Complete the following entry information:

Title of Work - name of your concept

Concept Category - see Types of design concepts and Types of categories

Date of Creation - the date of creation of your concept

Entrant Type - Are you submitting this entry as a Company, Small Company, Design Studio, Institution, Individual Designer, or Group of designers?

Presentation Language ?

  • From 2 January to 25 March, you may upload your presentation boards in English, German, Chinese or Korean.
  • From 26 March to 15 May, you may only upload your boards to us in English.

University Project - Indicate if this concept is a school project, this information has no bearing during adjudication as all entrant information are removed during judging. However, if it wins, it is considered into the Red Dot Design Ranking for Universities.

Upload A3 Presentation? Max 5 pages, 2Mb per file

  • See “Submission format” for the format requirements of the entry boards.
  • Click on the box marked with “Page 1”, to start your upload process.

For participants preparing entries after 25 March (see competition process), the following will be requested:

Video download link - At this step, opt to include a video to your entry. Include a download link for a video if you would like to include a video.

Prototype - Click “Yes” if you are sending a prototype. Click “No”, if you are not sending a prototype.

Dimensions of prototype - Fill in the “Dimensions of prototype” (in metres).

Return of prototype

  • Click Yes, if you want the prototype returned. Fill in the dimensions (in metres) and weight (in kilograms) of the packed prototype.
  • Return shipping will be arranged from 2 September.
  • If the prototype is oversized, please contact us with package dimensions and weight.

Save - Save your entry so that you may submit it now or at a later date, you will then be directed to the main page.

Submit an entry

Submit an entry

You are able to submit your entries at the “Submit Your Prepared Entry for Judging” page.

  • Indicate which entry you would like to submit.
  • Click on “Submit” above checked entries for judging.
  • Check your entries carefully before clicking on “Submit”.

IMPORTANT: No amendments may be made after the entries have been submitted

After clicking on submit, you will be directed to Payment summary.

In the payment summary page, you will also see the “Promotion code” field - if you have a promotion code, input into the relevant field. Click on “validate promotion code” to determine if the code can be used.

Click on “Update Amount” to determine the new payment summary.

If you do not have a promotion code, proceed to the next step.
 

Select payment method

Select your preferred payment method: Credit Card or Alipay.

If at any point, the credit card or Alipay transaction is disrupted or cancelled, the entry will not be submitted. The entry will remain in “Submit your draft entry”. You may try to submit the entry again.
 
 

After payment is successful, you will receive an email with the Entry ID of the entry. The entries may also be viewed at the “Status and results” section of the participant portal. The status of the entry will indicate “Pending pre-judging” or “Pending final judging”, the action will show “No action required”.

Final judging application

Final judging application

Upon clicking final judging application, you will view your entry information.

If the entry boards were submitted in a language other than English, you have the option of uploading* new files of your entry in English or purchase translation services.

*Please do not make changes to your entry, provide the entry boards in English.

Please also complete the following:

Video download link - At this step, opt to include a video to your entry. Include a download link for a video if you would like to include a video.
Prototype - Click “Yes” if you are sending a prototype. Click “No”, if you are not sending a prototype.
Dimensions of prototype - Fill in the “Dimensions of prototype” (in metres).
Return of prototype

  • Click Yes, if you want the prototype returned. Fill in the dimensions (in metres) and weight (in kilograms) of the packed prototype.
  • Return shipping will be arranged from 2 September.
  • If the prototype is oversized, please contact us with package dimensions and weight.

After clicking on submit, you will be directed to Payment summary.

Select your preferred payment method, Credit Card or Alipay. Once payment is complete, the status of the entry will indicate “Pending final judging”, the action will show “No action required”.

If at any point, the credit card or Alipay transaction is disrupted or cancelled, the final judging application will not be submitted. Please complete the “Final Judging Application” again to submit the entry for final judging.

Status and result of your entry

Status and result of your entry

At various stages of the award, you will be notified with an email to check the status of your entry. You may also check the status of entries at any time. Login to check at the “Status and Result of Your Entry” page.

For concepts that have been selected for final judging, click on “Final judging application” link next to the selected entry to complete the application and submit the entry for final judging.

For concepts that have been awarded, click on “Winner services application” link next to the awarded entry to view and complete the various winner services applications.