The jury of the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018 will soon be convening in Singapore to select the best design innovations, prototypes and ready to launch products for the year.
Only concepts with the highest design merit which won over the Red Dot jury are awarded the sought-after Red Dot. The results fire up a series of important events to celebrate the best design concepts of 2018.
A gala of international design
Held in the prominent Marina Bay district and within the vicinity to the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore, the awarding ceremony is an important design celebration which brings together winning designers, head of design teams and prominent industry players from design and media from all over the world. The designers’ runway being a focal point at the awarding ceremony, honours and celebrates the biggest design achievements of the year.
This year, the gala will be held on 28 September 2018. Over the course of the awarding ceremony, the year’s best design concept and highest accolade will be unveiled, the Red Dot: Luminary. The Red Dot Award for Design Concept awarding ceremony also kick off a 4 week special winners’ exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore.
Red Dot Design Museum showcases the future
To showcase the year’s winning design concepts, a special exhibition is held in the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore for 4 weeks beginning from the night of the awarding ceremony. The Red Dot Design Museum in Singapore was established in 2005 along Maxwell Road. In 2017, the museum relocated to one of the most prominent districts in Singapore, its present location along the Marina Bay.
The museum is the physical embodiment of the Red Dot Design Award, presenting the latest international design trend. Being an important design focal point in Singapore, the museum receives 80,000 visitors annually, immersing in the world of good design with over two floors of exhibitions filled with award winning design concepts, prototypes and multimedia presentations.
A benchmark for consistent & cutting edge design capability
Since 2011, the Red Dot Institute has been publishing the results of the Red Dot Design Ranking for design concept. Released with Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018 results, four honourary lists for Companies, Design Studios, Universities in Asia Pacific and Universities in Americas and Europe highlighting the top 15 organisations in their respective categories.
The Red Dot Design Ranking for design concept tracks and measures the success of an organisation in producing exciting new design concepts over a period of time. It is a reflection of real sustainable design innovation capability of an organisation. Companies and institutions are recognised for their continued investment in design.
Submissions are still possible till 16 May 2018
This year’s late submissions period ends 16 May 2018. During this phase, entries submitted to the award are immediately included into final judging. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios have the final opportunity to present their latest ideas, visions, prototypes and ready to launch products and be a part of the important design events in 2018.
Submission phases for the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2018
Late: 22 March – 16 May 2018
Jury session: June 2018
Red Dot Awarding Ceremony: 28 September 2018