Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2021

Winner of Red Dot Award: Luminary

.lumen – Glasses for the Blind by .lumen and DESIRO Vision has won Red Dot: Luminary 2021

The Red Dot: Luminary is the highest level of recognition accorded at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. It is selected among the Red Dot: Best of the Best winners. The Red Dot: Luminary serves as an inspiration to aspire towards. Akin to obtaining a quality seal for design that sets apart from the rest in the field, being awarded a Red Dot meant the works had excelled against a very high benchmark of design excellence. A leading light to follow, this groundbreaking concept is selected among the Red Dot: Best of the Best winners.

The nominees include Multi-Purpose Delivery Vehicle by Canoo, an all-electric commercial and small business solution purposefully designed to maximise productivity and return on investment for users; Virgin Galactic Spaceship Interior by Seymourpowell, a collaboration with Virgin Galactic on the interior design of Unity, the world's first commercial spaceship; sPEEK by Sagentia Innovation, a voice controlled surgical loupe headset that empowers clinicians to deliver uninterrupted care in procedures through handsfree control of magnification and lighting optimisation; and Cognixion One by STEL, a wearable speech generating device that enables communication via Brain Computer Interface with Augmented Reality.

All of the award-winning design concepts are published on the Red Dot Design Yearbook for Design Concept 2021/2022 and online at The Online Exhibition serves as a reference to the best in design and details descriptions of the work and information on the designers. Keeping to traditions of the Red Dot Design Award, the winners will be exhibited at the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore. The museum is home to Red Dot Award: Design Concept and overlooks the waterfront promenade along Singapore’s Marina Bay. The Winners’ Exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum will be available in April 2022.