This competition is open to designers, agencies, design companies and clients of works of the entire spectrum of communication design, having been realised and published by 1 July of the year of the competition, and no more than three years previously.
The top award in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the “Red Dot: Grand Prix” for the best piece of work in each category. In addition, the “Red Dot: Junior Prize” with prize money of 10,000 Euro is granted to the best project submitted by a trainee, student or young graduate. As part of the Red Dot Gala in the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the titles of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year” and “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” are also bestowed upon the most successful agency, which receives the “Stylus” challenge cup, and upon the company with the best communication campaign that relies heavily and with great success on the skills of creatives.
All those who win over the Red Dot jury not only have their own achievements recognized by specialists, they also get to use the distinctive quality label for the design industry, the Red Dot.