Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2024


The Red Dot Award: Design Concept invites designers, design studios, companies and universities to challenge the status quo and present their most exciting design concepts and prototypes to an international panel of design experts. In addition, "ready to launch" products that are ready but not yet available for sale in the market before 2nd June 2024 are also eligible to participate.

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Competition Process

The competition process provides a timeline of what to expect while the award is open.


Any person may participate. Participation extends to all design studios, companies, universities, research laboratories, inventors, design students and design professionals. All kinds of inventions, novelty designs and aesthetic designs, including executed temporal designs, installations, architectural projects, unexecuted communication projects whether client or non-client can be entered.

Designs can be submitted as "Concept" or “Ready For Market". Concepts include all kinds of inventions, novelty designs, architecture, installations, aesthetic and communications designs that are not mass produced before 2 June 2024. Ready For Market designs are almost or already fully developed as a product or a service. They may have already been announced to the market but are not yet available for delivery to the market before 2 June 2024.

Furthermore, participants need to agree to the General Terms and Conditions. Please download and read the terms and conditions. (English only).

Submission Format

Format requirements for the presentation boards to be uploaded as a part of your entry, as well as requirements for optional materials. More information can be found in FAQs.

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Contact Us

For questions and remarks of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept, please feel free to contact us at award(at)

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