The Red Dot Award: Communication Design, hosted annually by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalenis, is geared toward all creative talents, from agencies to design offices and freelancers to companies. Whether Corporate Design, Advertising or Online, the search is for the most innovative campaigns from the world of communication design.
The Red Dot, is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design.
In the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018, there are 17 categories:
• Corporate Design & Identity
• Brand Design & Identity
• Packaging Design
• Publishing & Print Media
• Annual Reports
• Spatial Communication
• Fair Stands
• Retail Design
• Interface & User Experience Design
• Film & Animation
• Sound Design
Depending on the type of work, a project can be entered for one or more categories. Submissions can be made in the original, as a presentation chart, digitally or in cross-media form.
Part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design is the Red Dot: Junior Award. It is intended for up and coming young designers (up to two years post-graduation).
Projects published after 1 July 2015 and before 1 July 2018 that have not been previously registered for the Award, can be registered. Also, works that were realised solely for the purposes of participating in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design are not eligible.
Entry fee start at 195 Euro (+ VAT) and varies depending on the competition category, type of entry and deadline for entry. There’s a 20% discount for participants in the Red Dot: Junior Award.
Who can participate? ⇣
The Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 is open for submissions by agencies, designers and companies from around the globe.