The Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 has now officially started. Up until 28 June, designers, agencies, companies and brand creators are invited to take part \u2013 in the areas of \u201cBrands\u201d and \u201cCommunication Design\u201d. Under the motto \u201cIn search of good design and creativity\u201d, the jury will award the Red Dot seal of quality to convincing brands and communication work. The search is on for strong brands and creative communication projects For the first time, the competition is specifically inviting entries from brands that portray a consistent image across different channels \u2013 for example using logos, adverts, packaging and websites. In the \u201cBrands\u201d section, entries can be submitted in different industries ranging from \u201cAutomotive\u201d, \u201cFurniture\u201d or \u201cWatches\u201d to \u201cElectronics\u201d, \u201cFinancial Services\u201d and \u201cRetail\u201d. \u00a9 Red Dot Award - Jury session Alongside successful brand communication, designers, agencies and companies can of course still submit individual projects to the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design. In the \u201cCommunication Design\u201d section, there are as always 17 categories to choose from for this purpose, including \u201cTypography\u201d, \u201cAnnual Reports\u201d, \u201cFilm & Animation\u201d, \u201cPosters\u201d and \u201cApps\u201d. An opportunity for up-and-coming designers To help up-and-coming designers take part, trainees, students and young professionals who have graduated within the past two years are granted a 10% discount on registration fees. The best piece of work submitted by an up-and-coming designer in the \u201cCommunication Design\u201d section is awarded the Red Dot: Junior Prize and 10,000 Euros \u2013 a great start to their career! \u00a9 Red Dot Award 100% expertise and decisiveness The entries will be discussed and assessed individually by a 25-member jury. The international panel comprises designers, specialist journalists and professors from different disciplines. With their many years of experience, they evaluate the diverse competition entries from all over the world professionally in terms of their design quality, creativity and brand communication. Red Dot seal of quality for outstanding achievements Projects that win over the jury with their design quality, creativity and brand communication are awarded a Red Dot, while outstanding projects receive a Red Dot: Best of the Best. In the \u201cBrands\u201d section, the jury can additionally give the distinction of \u201cRed Dot: Brand of the Year\u201d to the best brand in an industry, while in the \u201cCommunication Design\u201d section the Red Dot: Grand Prix goes to the best piece of work in a category. \u00a9 Red Dot Award Glamorous celebration of the award-winners in Berlin The winners of the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 will be officially celebrated on 1 November during the Red Dot Gala and Designers\u2019 Night in Berlin. They benefit from the use of the internationally sought-after Red Dot seal of quality as well as from the presentation of the winning brands and projects in the yearbook, online and in international exhibitions. Entry phases for the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 Early Bird: until 17 April 2019 Regular: 18 April \u2013 5 June 2019 Latecomer: 6 June \u2013 28 June 2019 For further information and to register, visit the official website.