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News article23 December 2020European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency2 min read



Are you in search of opportunities to promote your product and its design? The Red Dot Design Award could be just what you were looking for.

This is an international design competition that is aimed at all those who would like to distinguish their business activities through design; the distinction “Red Dot” has become established internationally as one of the most sought-after seals of quality for good design. With more than 18,000 entries yearly from design professionals, companies and organisations from over 70 countries, the Red Dot Award – founded by Professor Dr. Peter Zec – is now one of the world’s largest and the most renowned design competitions.

It breaks down into three disciplines: the Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. Each competition takes place once a year.

At this moment the registration phase for the prestigious 2021 Red Dot Award: Product Design is still open. It could be a great opportunity for your product & design to be known an appreciated!

Guided by the motto, “In search of good design and innovation”, the juries of the Award, comprises of 40 international experts, will evaluate the entries and select the award-winning objects, marked by their outstanding design quality.

Participants can enter all kinds of products in the Award, choosing between 50 different categories when applying to the Award. In addition to the traditional product groups, objects can also be submitted in the categories “Smart Products” and “Innovative Products” for a separate evaluation and to get a chance to win twice.

The Award is open to manufacturers and designers coming from all the globe, whose products are manufactured using an industrial production process. In addition, they must have been launched on the market between 1 January 2019 and 1 June 2021. Remember also that the competition will be focused on smart and innovative products!  

The winners will have the opportunity to be awarded with 2 prestigious awards: the “Red Dot: Best of the Best”, the top prize in the Red Dot Award: Product Design, reserved for the best products in a category and the “Red Dot”, the award for high design quality.  

Do you want to enter your innovation in the competition? Learn more and apply on the Red Dot website! The registration phase for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 runs until 19 February 2021, so you still have time. Discover more here and… good luck!


Publication date
23 December 2020
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency
News Type
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  • Worth News