Red Dot Award: Product Design

Participate

Dates 2018

Early Bird: 9 October – 28 November 2017
Regular: 29 November 2017 – 16 January 2018
Latecomer: 17 January – 9 February 2018

4 Steps to Success

To register successfully for the Red Dot Award: Product Design, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Register online in the My Red Dot portal
  2. Chose category (you can find an overview of all categories here)
  3. Provide all necessary information on the product, manufacturer and designer
  4. Send the original product to the Red Dot Judging Hall

In the Guide to Success (PDF, 1 MB), you can find all relevant information for fast and successful registration.

Entry Rules

The Red Dot Award: Product Design is open to manufacturers and designers from all over the world whose products are manufactured using an industrial production process. The market launch of the submission must have taken place by 1 July 2018 and cannot be more than two years old as of the date of registration. Furthermore, participants need to agree to the General Terms and Conditions.

» Download of the GTCs 2018 (PDF, 176 KB)

Dates & Deadlines

Registration

Registration

Early Bird
Regular
Latecomer

 

Young Professionals Application Day

9 October – 28 November 2017
29 November 2017 – 16 January 2018
17 January – 9 February 2018

 

6 December 2017 for 24 hours

Delivery

Delivery

Self-assembled products
Pre-assembled products
Motor vehicles

 

Address:

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

29 January – 2 February 2018
29 January – 16 February 2018
1 March 2018, until 8 a.m.

 

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 of the PI code allocated to you. Please make sure to deliver a fully functional product and take into account that the service provided by our logistics team is to receive deliveries. If your product needs to be assembled on site, you must provide this service yourself.

Judging

Judging

Jury session
Notification of results

 

Beginning of March 2018
March 2018

 

Collection

Collection

Self-assembled products
Pre-assembled products
Motor vehicles

 

Adress:

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

12 – 16 March 2018
19 – 28 March 2018
1 March 2018, from 5 p.m.

 

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 of the PI code allocated to you. Please make sure to deliver a fully functional product and take into account that the service provided by our logistics team is to receive deliveries. If your product needs to be assembled on site, you must provide this service yourself. 

Announcement

Announcement

Award ceremony
Winners’ exhibition
Yearbook
Online exhibition

Communication embargo

9 July 2018
9 July 2018
9 July 2018
From 9 July 2018

4 April 2018

Costs & Fees

The registration fees vary depending on the registration date and include the preparation of the product for adjudication, the preparation of a jury dossier and the presentation during the jury session. Further fees will be charged for outsized products, for additional exhibits and for supplementary photo material. If the submission 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 product 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

 

Prices per entry are excl. of VAT.

Fees for outsized products

Fees for outsized products

Size
L (from 1 m³)
XL (from 2 m³)
XXL (from 4 m³)
XXXL (> 8 m³)

 

 

Please note:

 

If you register products that are XXL or larger, please send a plan with details of the presentation of your entry in advance to logistics(at)red-dot.de.

Fees
50 Euros
100 Euros
150 Euros
200 Euros

 

Prices per entry are excl. of VAT.

Fees for additional materials

Fees for additional materials

Additional materials
Additional exhibit
Supplementary photo material

 

Fees
60 Euros per exhibit
60 Euros

 

Prices per entry are excl. of VAT.

Contact

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

Red Dot Team
Phone: +49 201 30104 20
E-Mail: pd(at)red-dot.de

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