Contemporary Good Design Award

Contemporary Good Design Award, abbreviated as CGD, is an international design award organized by Red Dot. Red Dot Design Museum Essen is dedicated to support the Red Dot Award: Product Design and the Red Dot Award: Brands and Communication Design; Red Dot Design Museum Singapore mainly supports the Red Dot Award: Design Concept; while Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen has a special focus on the Contemporary Good Design Award. CGD was initiated by Red Dot GmbH & Co. KG and Xiamen Culture Media Group in 2015. With the expertise of more than six decades and resources in operating a world-leading design award, Red Dot is in charge of the whole judging process, and guarantees its professionalism, fairness and authorativeness. Outstanding products will receive the accolade as a recognition of top design achievement, and enjoy professional winner services provided by the CGD committee.

More than six decades of Red Dot’s expertise experience

Based on more than six decades of Red Dot’s expertise, international jurors will focus on whether the design is up to the top international standard, rather than a simple comparison amongst the entries.

Why Participate in a Design Award

Honor
Challenge the design team
Increase visibility in customer group and market
Less cost compared to other means of marketing promotion
Become topical, increase in sale
Once awarded, no limit in using the winner label in the product life cycle

Red Dot Design Museum Essen is dedicated to supporting the Red Dot Award: Product Design and the Red Dot Award: Brand and Communication Design; Red Dot Design Museum Singapore mainly supports the Red Dot Award: Design Concept; while Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen has a special focus on the Contemporary Good Design Award.

Different from other design awards, CGD focuses on solving winners’ development concerns, thus provides customized winner services, including international exhibition tours in three major Red Dot Design Museums, sales channels recommendation, participation in design fairs and investment matchmaking events, etc. Therefore, the award meets development need including brand promotion and sales boost of the winners, and effectively boost consumption and industry upgrading.

In 2020, Contemporary Good Design Award will launch global registration in July.

The online Award Ceremony and Winners Exhibition in Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen will be held concurrently in December 2020.

Indication of outstanding designs

The jury of CGD award is selected from Red Dot jury. Outstanding designs will be able to win CGD awards: CGD Gold Winner, CGD Winner. CGD winner label is a marketing advantage for designers and manufacturers, making the award-winning designs stand out among the others.

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