Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Winner for the Red Dot: Luminary 2023

Lunet is the winner of Red Dot: Luminary 2023

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.

Lunet is the winner of Red Dot: Luminary 2023. This year’s Red Dot: Luminary spotlights an innovative idea aimed at revolutionising low-cost mechanical finger prosthetics. Lunet is a mechanical finger prosthesis that is produced entirely through 3D printing, designed to provide an accessible solution for restoring finger functionality.

“This incredible recognition is a great honour to David and to us. We are very proud of David for his achievement, and we are grateful for this award by the panel of jury.” Says Prof. Jeff Feng of University of Houston. “This award will likely have a profound impact in our design program and our school. It will encourage and call more students to devote themselves to their projects to achieve design excellence at the highest level.” 

Prof. Dr Peter Zec and Mr Ken Koo presented the Red Dot: Luminary trophy to Mr David Edquilang and Prof. Jeff Feng of University of Houston. The Award Ceremony concluded with the presentation of Red Dot Award: Design Concept winners’ exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum which overlooks the waterfront promenade of Singapore’s Marina Bay.

Reference to the best in design

All of the award-winning design concepts are published on the Red Dot Design Yearbook for Design Concept 2023/2024 and online at The exhibitions and yearbook are traditions of the Red Dot Design Award, providing designers with a reference to the best in design. The Online Exhibition serves as a reference to the best in design and details descriptions of the work and information on the designers.