Red Dot Award: Product Design / Categories

From robot technology to vehicles and household aids – all kinds of products can be entered in the Red Dot Award: Product Design. In a second entry, you can also register your ground-breaking product in the metacategories “Smart Products” or “Innovative Products”.

1. Home and Seating Furniture

Carpets and runners, chairs, coffee and side tables, cupboards, decorations and accessories, dressers, home furniture accessories, home textiles, multimedia furniture, recliners, room dividers, seating, shelves, sideboards, stools, storage, stoves, tables, upholstered furniture, wardrobes, other

2. Bedroom Furniture and Beds

Bedcovers, bedroom furniture accessories, beds, bedsteads, bed tables, bedroom textiles, frames, mattresses, pillows, storages, wardrobes, other

3. Lighting and Lamps

Architectural lighting, built-in lighting, ceiling lights, chandeliers, decorative lighting, desk lamps, downlights, dynamic lighting, emergency lighting, floodlighting, floor lamps, guidance systems, hanging lamps, light bulbs and tubes, lighting ranges, lighting systems, mobile lighting, outdoor lamps, outdoor lighting, pendant luminaires, reading lamps, retail lighting, solar-powered lamps, special purpose lighting, spotlights, table lamps, wall lamps, other

4. Household Appliances and Household Accessories

Aroma diffuser, cleaning accessories, cleaning equipment, fans, fire extinguishers, ironing systems, sewing machines, sockets, tumble dryers, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, waste systems, other

5. Kitchens and Kitchen Furniture

Eat-in kitchens, fitted kitchens, industrial kitchens, kitchen elements, kitchen islands and blocks, kitchen units, kitchenettes, luxury kitchens, mobile kitchens, pantry kitchens, professional kitchens, other

6. Kitchen Taps and Sinks

Built-in sinks, electronic fittings, filter taps, flush mounted sinks, inset sinks, kitchen tap ranges, kitchen taps, single lever mixers, sink and tap combinations, sink ranges, sinks, twin-lever taps, undermounted bowls, other

7. Kitchen Appliances and Kitchen Accessories

Catering appliances, coffee machines, dishwashers, electric kettles, extractor hoods, fondues, fryers, grills, grinders, hobs, juicers, kitchen equipment, kitchen machines, microwaves, milk frothers, mixers, multifunction devices, ovens, pressure cookers, refrigerators and freezers, rice cookers, smoothie makers, soda makers, steam cookers, sterilizers, storage, stoves, tea makers, thermometers, toasters, water filtration systems, other

8. Cookware and Cooking Utensils

Baking sets, baking utensils, bowls, cookware sets, frying pans, frying pan sets, kitchen aids, kitchen scales, kitchen textiles, kitchenware, knife blocks, knife sets, knives, saucepan sets, saucepans, special cookware, storage, other

9. Tableware

Bottles, bowls, carafes, ceramics, coffee pots, cutlery sets, dishes, glasses, mugs, oil and vinegar dispensers, porcelain, salt and spice cellars, special cutlery, table decorations, table textiles, teapots and tea sets, thermos flasks, travel mugs, vases, wine openers, other

10. Bathroom and Sanitary Equipment

Bathroom accessories, bathroom drainage systems, bathroom furniture, bathroom mirrors, bathroom ranges, bathroom textiles, bathtubs, bidets, showers, toilets and accessories, wash basins, whirlpools, other

11. Bathroom Taps and Shower Heads

Basin mixers, electronic fittings, shower systems, showerheads, single lever mixers, twin-lever taps, other

12. Garden Furniture

Conservatories, garden and outdoor furniture, lounge furniture, patio and balcony furniture, other

13. Garden Appliances, Garden Tools and Garden Equipment

Accessories, barbecues, barbecue equipment, barbecue fireplaces, fences, fire pits and fire baskets, fountains, garden appliances, garden decorations, garden equipment, garden sheds, garden tool sets, garden tools, outdoor heaters, plant pots, pool accessories, pools, smoke ovens, smokers, sun protection, taps, other

14. Outdoor and Camping Equipment

Binoculars, camping furniture, camping tableware, headlamps, mattresses, mobile power supply, outdoor clothing, outdoor equipment, outdoor shoes, penknives and hunting knives, sleeping bags, tent accessories, tents, torches, vacuum flasks, other

15. Sports Equipment

Equestrian sports and equipment, fitness accessories, fitness equipment, functional clothing, golf and golf accessories, sporting goods, sports clothing, sports shoes, trend sports and equipment, water sports and equipment, winter sports and equipment, other

16. Hobby and Leisure

Games, gaming machines, music equipment, musical instruments, novelty goods and gifts, pet supplies, play equipment, scooters, sex toys, skateboards, toys, other

17. Bicycles and Bicycle Accessories

Bags, baskets and containers, bicycle pumps, bike components, bike computers, city bikes, clothing, cross and trekking bikes, e-bikes, electric scooters, helmets, lighting, locks, mountain bikes, protectors, racing bikes, racks, transmission and gear systems, other

18. Babies and Children

Accessories, baby bottles, baby carriers, baby phones and cameras, baby scales, breast pumps, child seats, children’s bicycles, children’s cutlery sets, children’s furniture, children’s tableware sets, clothing, cradles, games, hygiene products, pacifiers, play equipment, playpens, pregnancy and parenting products, school bags, strollers, toys, travel cots, tricycles, other

19. Personal Care, Wellness and Beauty

Bathroom scales, brushes, combs, cosmetic tools, hair curlers, hair straighteners, hairdryers, heated pillows and covers, hygiene products, infrared cabins, manicure and pedicure equipment, massage equipment, oral hygiene, saunas, shaving and hair removal, sunbeds, ultrasound devices, other

20. Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories

Belts, bridal fashion, children’s clothing, e-cigarettes, exclusive collections, gloves, hair accessories, hats and caps, menswear, mobile and tablet accessories, parasols and umbrellas, plus size fashion, scarfs, shoes, smart accessories, smart fashion, swimwear and accessories, underwear and lingerie, wallets, womenswear, other

21. Luggage and Bags

Backpacks, briefcases, camera bags, dry bags, handbags, luggage scales, school bags, suitcases, tote bags, travel bags, trolleys, other

22. Glasses

Prescription glasses, reading glasses, sports glasses, sunglasses, other

23. Watches

Alarm clocks, analogue watches, chronographs, clockworks, digital watches, diving watches, fashion watches, longcase clocks, luxury watches, pocket watches, skeleton watches, sports watches, stopwatches, three-hand watches, time zone watches, wall clocks, wristwatches, other

24. Jewellery

Anklets, bracelets, brooches, clasps, costume jewellery, cufflinks, earrings, hair accessories, jewellery collections, luxury jewellery, necklaces and pendants, piercing and body art, pins, rings, wedding rings, other

25. Interior Architecture and Interior Design

Bars, cafés, kindergartens, cinemas, clubs, concert halls, cultural and public institutions, hotels, libraries, lounges, museums, office buildings, surgeries, real estate, residential buildings, restaurants, shopfitting, shopping malls, shops, stadiums, theatres, trade fair stand construction, waiting areas, wellness areas, other

26. Interior Design Elements

Access control systems, bar counters and fittings, bar furniture, carpets, ceiling fans, contract furniture, décors, display solutions, doors and door systems, elevators, fire detectors, fittings, floor coverings, handles and handle systems, mirrors, partition systems, photo frames, postboxes, room acoustics, screens, security systems, smart home systems and automation, smoke alarms, sockets, soft furnishings, stairs, sun protection, switches and systems, tiles, wallpapers and wall panelling, window blinds and accessories, windows, other

27. Urban Design

Advertising columns, bollards, building elements, bus stops, car parks and multi-storey car parks, charging stations, city parks, enclosures, garden and park architecture, microarchitecture, park benches, playgrounds, public design, public play equipment, shops, street furniture, street information systems, street lights, street signs, temporary architecture, toilets / public toilets, urban and landscape planning, urban planning, other

28. Materials and Surfaces

Composite woods, decorative paper, decorative surfaces, edges, floor coverings, flooring accessories, glass, laminates, leather, mineral composite materials, natural materials, paper and cardboard, sheet metal, synthetic materials, tiles, upholstery materials, veneers, wallpaper, wood, others

29. Office Furniture and Office Chairs

Boards, cloakrooms, conference and meeting room furniture, desks, lecterns and writing desks, lounge furniture, office accessories, office chairs, office equipment, office furniture, office furniture systems, quiet zones, reception and waiting area furniture, room dividers, seating furniture systems, shelves and closets, storage space, other

30. Office Supplies and Stationery

Ballpoint pens, calculators, folders, fountain pens, notebooks, office organisation, pencils, pens, planners and calendars, presentation equipment, stamps, staplers and hole punches, other

31. Tools

Construction equipment, construction lighting, electronic tools, hand tools, home tools, industrial tools, ladders, measurement, safety clothing, tool accessories, tool boxes, tool cabinets, work benches,  work lighting, work protection, other

32. Heating and Air Conditioning Technology

Air conditioning systems, air distribution systems, air inlets and air outlets, air purifiers, building technology, control systems, dehumidifiers, fans, heating pumps, humidifiers, instant water heaters, radiators, radiators and energy systems, room controllers, solar technology, thermostats, ventilation systems, water heaters, other

33. Industrial Equipment, Machinery and Automation

3D printers, 3D scanners, automations, cash dispensers, cleaning equipment, components, control systems, detectors, equipment, event technology, gate and door systems, industrial packaging, industrial products, machines, measuring technology, operating technology, POS systems, printers, safety technology, scanners, suction devices, switches, terminals, testing technology, timers, workstation systems, other

34. Robotics

Autonomous mobile robots, cleaning robots, exoskeletons, exploration robots, humanoid robots, industrial robots, medical robots, robot vacuum cleaners, robotic lawnmowers, robotic parts, service robots, toy robots, other

35. Medical Devices and Technology

Dental equipment, emergency equipment, general practice equipment, hospital equipment, laboratory furniture, laboratory technology, medical devices, medical equipment, medical furniture, medical imaging, medical instruments, medical measuring devices, medical sanitary fittings, operating equipment, operating technology, other

36. Healthcare

Care aids, communication aids, daily living aids, electronic aids, furnishings, hearing aids, measuring devices, mobility aids, orthopaedic aids, orthoses, prostheses, rehabilitation, sleep and respiratory care, veterinary care, other

37. Cars and Motorcycles

ATV, compact cars, convertibles, electric vehicles, estate cars, hybrid vehicles, limousines, mopeds, motorbikes, quads, small cars, snowmobiles, sports cars, SUV / off-road vehicles, tricycles, vans / minibuses, other

38. Motorhomes and Caravans

Alcove motorhomes, base vehicles, campervans, caravan equipment, caravan interior fittings, caravans, components, fully integrated motorhomes, luxury liner, mobile homes, off-road vehicles, partially integrated motorhomes, pick-up caravans, pop-up trailer, porch and cartop tents, teardrop trailers, tiny houses, other

39. Watercraft

Boat interiors, cargo ships, catamarans, electric boats, kayaks, motorboats, motorships, passenger ships, racing boats, rowing boats, sailing boats, sailing ships, steamboats, water scooters, yachts, other

40. Trains and Planes

Aeroplane interiors, aeroplanes, flying devices, freight trains, gondola cable cars, passenger trains, traininteriors, trams, other

41. Commercial Vehicles

Agricultural machines, ambulances, buses, construction vehicles, fire engines, forklift trucks, tractors, transport vehicles, other

42. Vehicle Accessories

Accessories, automotive engineering, car entertainment, car styling, components, dashcams, luggage racks, navigation systems, vehicle interior, vehicle lighting, wheel rims, other

43. TV and Home Entertainment

3D glasses, antennae, docking stations, e-readers, game consoles, home cinema, playback devices, projectors, receivers, remote controls, streaming clients, TV accessories, TVs, TV wall mounts, other

44. Audio

Amplifiers, audio accessories, bluetooth speakers, dj equipment, docking stations, headphones, Hi-fi systems, MP3 / MP4 players, radios, record players, speakers, soundbars, sound systems, other

45. Cameras and Camera Equipment

Analogue cameras, camcorders, camera accessories, camera lenses, cameras, cine cameras, compact cameras, digital cameras, instant cameras, SLR cameras, surveillance cameras, telescopes, tripods, video cameras, VR cameras, other

46. Drones and Action Cameras

Action cameras, DIY drones, drone accessories, FPV drones, fun drones, multicopters, professional drones, other

47. Mobile Phones, Tablets and Wearables

Accessories, activity trackers, mobile phones, powerbanks, smartwatches, tablets, VR headsets, wearables, other

48. Communication Technology

2-way radio sets, accessories, base station, batteries, charging stations, conference technology, headsets, microphones, routers, telephones and telephone systems, translation devices, voice recorders, other

49. Computer and Information Technology

Accessories, casings, computer components, computers, keyboards, laptops, mobile hard drives, monitors, mouse devices, netbooks, network technology, notebooks, peripheral devices, photocopiers, presentation technology, presenters, printers, scanners, servers, Stylus pens, USB sticks, other