Red Dot Award: Product Design

The red dot design award enters another round with a history spanning more than 50 years, the “red dot award: product design” is one of the most important international product competitions. 4,433 entries from more than 60 countries in the year 2011 alone are proof of the competition’s inte

Red Dot Award: Product Design
Category : Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields
Starts : Dec. 9, 2011 Deadline : Feb. 8, 2012
Cost : € 240.00 Awards : N/A.

MAIN DETAILS

The main category for Red Dot Award: Product Design is "Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects)" and sub categories are: " 17 caterories (Living rooms and bedrooms, Households and kitchens, Tableware, Bathrooms, spa and air-conditioning, Lighting and lamps, Gardens, Leisure, sport and games)" . The focus of Red Dot Award: Product Design is "innovative new products" and some keywords are: " red dot, award, product, design, international ". Red Dot Award: Product Design is a Product Design Competition (or Realized Designs, Prototypes etc) competition. Design Oriented . Red Dot Award: Product Design targets Manufacturers and designers. There are no particular restrictions while designing.

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CONTACT DETAILS

The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen e.V. red dot design award 2012 judging hall Witzlebenstra City: M / Country: Germany. Phone number: 00 49 201 30104 20.

 

Contacts for Red Dot Award: Product Design
Website : http://www.red-dot.de/
Contact-Us Page : http://en.red-dot.org/4592.html
Contact Email : soetebeer@red-dot-award.com

 

SECONDARY DETAILS

The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated. The competition has an English website. This competition orginates from Germany. The competition was first organized in 1955. This competition was organized 55 times. This competition is annual, it repeats every year. ( Repeats Annually ).

 

ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

Red Dot Award: Product Design is organized by Red Dot Award ( Profit Based Sectorial Association, Organizations or Clubs ). There are 4 sponsors total. Sponsor #1: Axis Sponsor #2: Curve Sponsor #3: wirtschafts woche. Sponsor #4: Lufthansa.

 

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING

Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition. The maximum number of submissions allowed per each participation is not given. It is possible that there are no limits in number of entriesThere are not any restrictions for the number of submissions allowed per each participatnt; you can submit as many designs (infinite / unlimited) as you wish (Multiple submissions can be made with a single registration). Both individual and team submissions are allowed. The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people, but you should re-confirm it. This is an international competition, participants from all over the world can join. The following areas, territories and regions are allowed to join: all around the world. This competition is open only to Professionals. This competition is Open To All.

 

Eligibility Conditions
URL : http://en.red-dot.org/4191.html

 

PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY

Competition results will be published but only the selected submissions and winners will be included in the book. Competition results will be published online, but only the selected submissions and winners will be published online. There will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony of the competition. The gala-night venue for this competition is at GALANIGHTVENUE. There will be a permanent physical exhibition of winners. ( The exhibition of this competition will take place in: EXHIBITIONVENUE. ). Pictures of participants will be published. Private information of participants are not published. The result books / annuals are not distributed for free, they are sold to all. Yes, there is a paid pr-campaign possibility for winners.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

There are 4 types of awards in this competition. There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards. There are no monetary awards. The organizer will not realize winning designs under any condition. N/A (There are no Prizes/Money) Award details are as follows: best of the best, winner , honorable mention, design team of the year, N/A, N/A, N/A. For more information and other awards visit here.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS

Minimum number of required pages or files is 1, and Maximum number of possible pages or files to submit is 200. Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 0 KB. Technical Drawings or Source Files should also be submitted. Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required. Submission is possible with any format. Only digital submission using online form. A detailed how-to-produce / realization information for the project should be submitted. The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated. Pixel sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated. Paper sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.

 

Submission Requirements
URL : http://myreddot.de/index.php?n=1&user_language=en

 

EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING

It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process. The selection of winners is made by step by step elimination. There is no public voting, winners will be voted by the jury. The participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online. The participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online. Submissions are not given numeric score. Detailed competition statistics are available online for everyone. Judging criteria are as follows: Degree of innovation, Functionality, Ergonomics, Self-explanatory quality, Formal quality, Ecological compatibility , Durability, Symbolic and emotional content, Product periphery.

 

Evaluation Methodology
URL : http://www.registration.pd.red-dot.de/218.html

 

JURY DETAILS

30 people will judge the entries as the jury. The jury members of the competition is as follows: Werner Aisslinger, Manuel Alvarez Fuentes, Mark Breitenberg, Gordon Bruce, Shashi Caan, Tony K. M. Chang, Vivian Cheng Wai Kwan, Sebastian Conran, Martin Darbyshire, Robin Edman.

 

Jury Members
URL : http://www.registration.pd.red-dot.de/216.html

 

DESIGNERS' RIGHTS

Designer keeps all the rights to the designs. Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns. Physical submissions can be picked up by the designer, but will not be sent automatically by the organizer.

 

WINNERS OBLIGATIONS

Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 2820 Euros (€). the winners must purchase the winner's pack Designers have to participate both the gala night and exhibition. The participants are not required to make advertisements for the competition. Winner designers are given a chance to work for the organizer or sponsors. Winners are obliged to sell their designs during the exhibition.

 

Winners' Obligations
URL : http://www.registration.pd.red-dot.de/213.html

 

CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES

The competition sends a hardcopy participation certificate for joining. The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners. The competition will send a physical trophy or an award winners. The winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier winning products and designs.

 

PRESS RELEASE

A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.

 

DESIGN BRIEF

Which message to carry: novelty.The design brief is as follows: Which institution wants us to design: red dot award. What kind of institution wants us to design: the organizer of design competitions. The ultimate aim of the competition: novelty. Who to design for: all audiences. Regarding what to design: novelty. Technical restrains and methodologies to follow: none..

 

Brief Text
URL : http://www.red-dot.de/

 

RESULTS

Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public. Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.

 

Results & Pages
Winners :
PR Results :

 

DESCRIPTION

The red dot design award enters another round with a history spanning more than 50 years, the “red dot award: product design” is one of the most important international product competitions. 4,433 entries from more than 60 countries in the year 2011 alone are proof of the competition’s international significance and reach. designers and companies all over the world are again called on to submit their new designs and thus have their work assessed in a global comparison. who will it be this time to stand apart from the competition with their products and fill the red dot jury with enthusiasm? the official announcement will be made at the red dot gala on 2 july 2012 after an exciting competition and will then be published in the red dot design yearbook, the international reference work for excellent design achievements. the winning entries will also be on display ‘live’ in the world’s greatest design cities. the 2012 product design competition has just been officially launched in the taiwanese megacity taipei, where a high-profile red dot exhibition is showcasing the best of the best as part of the 2011 taiwan world design expo. the international red dot jury with its renowned design experts will decide who will be awarded the sought-after red dot, the seal of quality for excellent design, in 2012 in each of the 19 different categories. the experts will assess each individual piece of work during an evaluation process that lasts for several days. the jury will use specific criteria such as the degree of innovation, functionality or ecological compatibility to choose the best in each industry and award them the red dot for their excellent design work. the proud winners will act as guiding lights for consumers when choosing between the myriad of products available and will also emphasise that excellent design is an important factor for entrepreneurial success. prof. dr. peter zec, initiator and ceo of the red dot, explains that stable values are hugely significant especially in uncertain economic times: “reliable indicators to set oneself apart from the competition are particularly valuable in phases of weak economic development. the red dot has been a globally recognised seal for excellent design quality for decades now. consumers immediately recognise the distinctive logo – and it aids their decision in favour of a certain product. this is because the red dot stands not only for excellent design achievements but also for continuity and reliability. for companies, it is now more important than ever to win over undecided consumers for their product.” deadlines for the red dot award: product design 2012 registration dates early bird 26 october 2011 - 9 december 2011 regular 10 december 2011 - 20 january 2012 latecomers 21 january 2012 - 8 february 2012 judging february 2012 award ceremony 2 july 2012 special exhibition of the winner products 3 july 2012 – 29 july 2012 further information available at www.red-dot.de/pd press contact: achim zolke head of corporate communications design zentrum nordrhein westfalen gelsenkirchener str. 181 45309 essen germany phone. +49 (0)201 30 10 4-33 mobile: +49 179 510 2821 a.zolke(at)red-dot.de www.red-dot.de/press

 

REVIEW

We do not have an editorial review of this design competition.

 

WEBSITE

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IMAGES, POSTERS AND BANNERS

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SCORE SHEET

Red Dot Award: Product Design, focuses on Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects), and 17 caterories (Living rooms and bedrooms, Households and kitchens, Tableware, Bathrooms, spa and air-conditioning, Lighting and lamps, Gardens, Leisure, sport and games) last date of submissions is: 08 / 02 / 2012. Click on a scoring criteria to learn more.

 

1252.61

TOTAL QUALITY SCORE
· EVALUATION 64.66
· DATES & TIMELINE 100.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 78.57
· SECONDARY DETAILS 65.61
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 72.73
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 62.22
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 86.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 45.83
· PRESS RELEASE 100.00
· MAIN DETAILS 100.00
· FEES & COSTS 20.31
· JURY DETAILS 56.70
· ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 66.48
· CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 75.83
· RESULTS 16.67
· DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 66.00
· DESIGN BRIEF 75.00
· DESCRIPTION N/A
· REVIEW N/A
· WEBSITE N/A
· IMAGES, POSTER AND BANNERS N/A

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DATES & TIMELINE

This is a Straight, Single Step competition, , further timeline details for Red Dot Award: Product Design is given below. For a detailed time line check: here.

 

Detailed Timeline
Registrations Start : Friday 9th of December 2011
Registrations End : Wednesday 8th of February 2012
Submissions Start : Friday 9th of December 2011
Submissions End : Wednesday 8th of February 2012
Jury Meeting : Wednesday 1st of February 2012
Results Announced : Monday 2nd of July 2012
Results Publicized : Thursday 1st of March 2012
Early-Bird Entry* : Wednesday 8th of February 2012
Standard Entry* : Friday 20th of January 2012
Late Entry* : Wednesday 8th of February 2012

* End-of-period dates for paid competitions only.

 

FEES & COSTS

This is a paid competition. The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 210 Euros (€) for the early-bird period.The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 240 Euros (€).The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 270 Euros (€) for the late-entry period.The competition organizers will send an invoice but only on demand. For more details on the fees and costs, click here

 

Fees and Costs
Gala Night Fee : N / A
Exhibition Fee : € 530
PR Campaign Fee : € 780
Transportation Fee : N / A
Publishing Fee : € 780
Yearbook Fee : € 730

*All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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