Red Dot Award: Product Design


The registration phase ended on 9 February 2018.
The laureates were honoured during the Red Dot Gala in Essen on 9 July 2018.

On 15 October 2018, the competition will enter a new round. From the beginning of October, you will find information on dates & deadlines as well as on costs & fees here.

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

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 2019 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.

ยป General Terms and Conditions 2018

Dates & Deadlines



Early Bird

Young Professionals Application Day

15 October โ€“ 9 November 2018
10 November 2018 โ€“ 9 January 2019
10 January โ€“ 1 February 2019

5 December 2018 for 24 hours


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

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

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