From a business and career perspective, Red Dot presents an independent
seal of endorsement for companies and designers in their communications and
marketing, aiding consumers in the differentiation of good and mediocre design
within a crowded marketplace.
A design concept is the starting point of the design journey. With more
than a decade of uncovering the best and most advanced design concepts and
marketable products, the Red Dot Award: Design Concept has set the foundations
of the annual Red Dot Design Ranking as an industry benchmark.
In 2016, companies, design studios, universities and designers alike from
60 countries submitted 4,698 of their best innovative ideas and were ready to
launch products which once more demonstrates the international significance of
the award. Since 2005, the Red Dot Award: Design Concept has become the largest
and most prestigious award for design concepts at a professional level.
On 2 January 2017, the Early bird registration period will start. Until 31
January, participants have the opportunity to profit from the conditions of the
early registration. On 1 February 2017, the standard submission period will
start, running until 22 March 2017. The Latecomer registration is the last
chance to take part in the competition. It ends on 24 May.
Information on the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017
Further information on the submission periods
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2017
Early bird submission period: 2 January 2017 – 31 January 2017
Standard submission period: 1 February 2017 – 22 March 2017
Late submission period: 23 March 2017 – 24 May 2017
Awarding ceremony: 5 October 2017
Special exhibition: From 6 October 2017, Red Dot Design Museum
Online exhibition: From 6 October 2017