Red Dot Award: Product Design

Young Professionals Application Day

On the Young Professionals Application Day, Red Dot is giving away 50 free registration places for the Red Dot Award: Product Design. This day took place on 6 December 2023.

Start successfully to professional life

On the Young Professionals Application Day, all designers who have graduated within the past five years have 24 hours to take part in the lottery for 50 free registration places for the Red Dot Award: Product Design. The 50 upcoming talents selected will then submit their products for evaluation by the jury. If they win an award, they will have free access to extensive measures, which are included in the basic Winner Package, to communicate their success in the award visibly at an international level.   

The application process for the Young Professionals Application Day is very simple: From midnight on that day, an application portal will open its doors for 24 hours. To register, graduates only need to provide a brief description and up to five images of the product as well as a scanned copy of their degree certificate.

Take advantage of the benefits of winning an award:

  • Proof that you belong to the best in design
  • Confirmation of the excellent design quality of your product
  • Use of the internationally known Red Dot winner label
  • Establishing contacts with the big players of the industry at the award ceremony
  • Attention-grabbing presentation of your product on the Red Dot website
  • High-quality presentation of your design in the yearbook
  • International exhibitions that introduce your product to consumers and industry experts

Victoria Berger, founder of and-less

“A dream come true! When I was still a student, we visited the Red Dot Design Museum with our product design teacher. Well, now, about 15 years later, I'm exhibiting my products there – it's incredible.”

How to proceed:

  • 1. Register for the lottery

    Enter a brief description and photos of the product as well as a scan of the final certificate in the registration portal

  • 3. Registration for the competition
    Complete your application
  • 4. Delivery
    Send in the product by post in its original form
  • 2. Notice of the lottery’s outcome
    Via email


Feel free to contact us with any questions or comments:

Red Dot Team
Phone.: +49 201 838885–46
E-mail: pd(at) 

Competition dates

Young Professionals Application Day

6 December 2023

End of the registration phase of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2024

12 January 2024

Communication of results

Beginning of April 2024

Award ceremony

24 June 2024

Publication online

24 June 2024

Publication Yearbook

Summer 2024