Every year, the best ideas are selected from typographies, posters, books, graphics, apps, games, websites and many more fields. Red Dot Award: Communication Design The Red Dot Award: Communication Design, which up until 2001 was known as \u201cDeutscher Preis f\u00fcr Kommunikationsdesign\u201d (German Prize for Communication Design), is geared to creative minds from agencies, design offices and companies with strong communication campaigns as well as to renowned designers, new talents and freelancers. They can enter their works in 21 categories. Every year, the best ideas are selected from typographies, posters, books, graphics, apps, games, websites and many more fields. A winning work receives the distinction \u201cRed Dot\u201d, while outstanding entries get the Red Dot: Best of the Best and only the best piece of work in a category receives the top award \u201cRed Dot: Grand Prix\u201d. In addition, the Red Dot: Junior Prize including prize money of EUR 10,000 goes to the best piece of work by an apprentice, a student or young professional. The titles of\u00a0honour \u201cRed Dot: Agency of the Year\u201d and \u201cRed Dot: Brand of the Year\u201d are also awarded... ...to the most successful creative agency, which receives the challenge cup \u201cStylus\u201d, and to a company with strong communication campaigns which supports the skills of creatives to a special degree and with a high success rate. During the \u201cRed Dot Gala\u201d award ceremony, the winners of the Red Dot: Best of the Best and the laureates of the Red Dot: Grand Prix receive their trophies on the stage of the Konzerthaus Berlin in front of around 1,400 international guests. The Red Dot: Junior Prize winner and the Red Dot: Grand Prix laureates are announced only during the gala. During the \u201cDesigners\u2019 Night\u201d aftershow party, the Red Dot winners receive their certificates and 1,500 international guests party in the midst of the winners\u2019 exhibition in the E-Werk in Berlin, Germany. The origins of the Red Dot Design Award date back to 1955. The institution behind the competition is the Design Zentrum NRW, which is led by Professor Dr. Peter Zec since 1991. The \u201cRed Dot\u201d is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design. From products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes, the Red Dot Award documents the most prominent trends worldwide. The award-winning designs are exhibited in the Red Dot Design Museums. Read more about the international jury and selection process.