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iF Design Talent Award 2020
Submissions are now open for the first phase of 2020 iF Design Talent Award. Design students from around the world are invited to submit ideas and concepts that address the most pressing challenges facing our society.
iF Social Impact Prize 2019 Recipients Announced
iF has revealed the recipients of the first round of the 2019 Social Impact Prize. Twice a year, iF donates a total of EUR 50,000 to exceptional projects that tackle the most urgent challenges facing our society.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2020
The eighth Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for submissions. The renowned design and innovation competition accepts entries in five categories: Bicycles, Components + Parts, Accessories, E-bikes & drive units, and Smart cycling services.
iF Design Talent Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the second phase of 2019 iF Design Talent Award. Students and graduates of all courses in the field of Design and Architecture are invited to submit their visionary solutions, ideas, and concepts.
Latest Round of iF Social Impact Prize Sponsors Nine Social Projects
iF has announced that it has funded EUR 50,000 to nine social aid projects across the globe through the latest round of its Social Impact Prize.
Chengdu International Home Design Award 2019 by iF
The International Furniture Fair Chengdu and iF have launched a new award to celebrate the fair's 20th birthday. Manufacturers, designers, sales representatives, importers and distributors related to the home furnishing industry are invited to enter the 2019 Chengdu International Home Design Award.
Wonderland Design Prize 2019 by iF
iF is calling for submissions for its 2019 Wonderland Design Prize. The competition challenges students and recent graduates to develop innovative childcare product designs that merge the well-tried-and-tested with the new.
First Round of iF Social Impact Prize Sponsors Five Initiatives
iF has announced that it has donated 25,000 EUR to five social aid projects across the globe through the first round of its 2018 Social Impact Prize.
iF Design Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 iF Design Award. First awarded in 1953, the iF Design Award is the oldest independent design seal in the world. It is a symbol of outstanding design achievements that focuses on the innovative power of design.
Samsung Design Prize 2018 by iF
Submissions are now open for the inaugural Samsung Design Prize by iF. Design students and young designers who graduated no more than 2 years ago are welcome to submit their creative concepts to the competition.
2018 COMPUTEX Design and Innovation Awards
The 11th COMPUTEX Design and Innovation Awards are now open for submissions. The annual award program honors products that stand out through excellent design.
Winners of 2018 iF Design Award
iF has unveiled the winners of its 2018 Design Award at the BMW Welt in Munich. The competition received 6,402 entries from 2,955 participants from 54 countries.
2017 iF Social Impact Prize Recipients Revealed
iF has unveiled the recipients of the 2017 iF Social Impact Prize. The competition received over 150 social projects from companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations and both public and private organizations.
iF Design Talent Award 2018
Entries are now open for the 2018 iF Design Talent Award. Organized by iF, the competition aims to promote smart and innovative concepts in all areas of design.
International Design Forum Chengdu 2017
Bringing together leading design experts for an insight about Industry 4.0, Design Trends and the Future of (Design) Education, the International Design Forum Chengdu by iF (IDF) will be held at Crystal Ballroom, Century City International Conference Center, Chengdu, China, on November 10, 2017.
Winners of 2017 iF Design Talent Award Announced
iF International Forum Design has announced the winners of the 2017 iF Design Talent Award. The competition is aimed to promote smart and innovative concepts in all areas of design.
iF Social Impact Prize 2017
iF is inviting companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public institutions and other organizations from all over the world to take part in its 2017 Social Impact Prize.
iF Design Award 2018
The 2018 iF Design Award is now open for submissions. Agencies, architects, designers and companies from all over the world are invited to put their products and services to the test.
Winners of 2017 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards
Taiwan External Trade Development Council and Taiwan Bicycle Association have announced the winners of the 2017 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards.
iF Design Talent Award 2017
Entries are now open for the 2017 iF Design Talent Award. Organized by iF, the competition aims to promote smart and innovative concepts in all areas of design.
Winners of 2016 Bodyfriend Design Prize
iF has announced the winners of the 2016 Bodyfriend Design Prize, an international competition for young and up-and-coming design students and young professionals.
iF Design Award 2017
The 2017 iF Design Award is now open for entries. Agencies, architects, designers and companies from all over the world are invited to put their products and services to the test.
COMPUTEX d&i Awards 2016
The 9th COMPUTEX d&i Awards are now open for entries in the following categories: Wearable Technology and Smart Applications / Products, Smart Home & Security, Gaming Hardware, Network & Communication Products, Computers & Systems, Computer Hardware & Components, Data Storage Products, Display & Audio…
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2016
The fifth Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for entries. The renowned design and innovation competition accepts entries in four categories: Bicycles, Components + Parts, Peripherals + Accessories, and E-Bikes + Pedelecs.
iF Public Value Award 2016
iF launched a new competition which seeks projects that actively aim at improving living conditions, promoting peaceful coexistence or preserving the environment - in other words, creating a public value - including businesses' social projects, environmental initiatives,and innovative approaches from…
iF Design Award 2016
The 2016 iF Design Award is now open for entries. This year, the awards will be given in seven categories: product, communication, packaging, interior architecture, professional concept, architecture, and service design.
iF Student Design Award 2015
The 2015 iF Student Design Awards are now open for entries.
iF Design Award 2015
The 2015 iF Design Award is now open for entries. This year, the awards will be given in five categories: product, communication, packaging, interior architecture, and professional concept.
iF Concept Design Award 2014
The 2014 iF Concept Design Award is open for entries. Students, recent graduates and young professionals from various fields of design (e. g. product, fashion and communication design), architecture, marketing and engineering are invited to submit their ideas and visions of the future.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2014
The third round of the Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for entries.
Winners of 2013 iF Concept Design Award
iF has today unveiled the winners of its 2013 Concept Design Award.
iF Concept Design Award 2013
iF Concept Design Award 2013 is now open for entries. The competition is open to students in the fields of design, architecture, marketing and engineering from all over the world.
iF Design Awards 2013
The iF Design Awards 2013 is now open for entries. Every year since 1953 the globally-recognised iF seal of quality has been awarded to the very best practitioners of product, communication and packaging design.
Best CreatiFes 2012
Best CreatiFes, a new reference book from iF, introduces the best creative personalities and companies from the international design sector, including designers, design studios and agencies, as well as design-focused companies and manufacturers.
iF Closeup: iF Kicks Off Video Podcast Series
iF launched a monthly video podcast series entitled "iF closeup."
iF Concept Design Award 2012
iF Concept Design Award 2012, the international competition for up-and-coming talent, is now open for entries.
The iF Design Awards 2012
The iF Design Awards 2012 is open for entries. Since 1953, iF has invited international manufacturers and designers to enter their products in the iF design awards.
emporiaELEGANCE Wins iF Gold Award
The emporiaELEGANCE mobile phone received a coveted iF gold award at CeBIT.
Material Trends Award 2010
The Material Trends Award 2010 is a new competition for design, architecture and interior design students & recent graduates.
M Technology Award 2009: Accolade for Excellent Supplier Products
The M Technology Award 2009, organized by iF, is an annual open competition honoring outstanding supplier products on a broad international basis.
Lebens(t)raume Student Competition 2009
iF International Forum Design GmbH invites young designers to take part in "lebens(t)raume 2009", a student competition initiated by Vincents Network.
iF Concept Award 2009
iF concept award 2009 - the international competition for up-and-coming talent has been launched.
International Universal Design Expo 2008
With its rapid economic growth and dense population, Asia has become the world's focus.
3Dconnexion SpaceExplorer 3D Mouse Wins Prestigious iF Product Design Award
In recognition of its ergonomic and innovative design, the 3Dconnexion SpaceExplorer 3D mouse was awarded the iF Product Design Award 2008 in the computer category.
iF Communication Design Award 2007
The terms of entry for this internationally renowned iF competition are now available online.
Mentions of iF Design
Cooking Stove for Africa and Future Medical Device Receives the Coveted iF Design Award
Out of 4,322 entries, two products designed by Ergonomidesign, EzyStove and miniME, have each won an iF product design award 2012 and will be recognized with the internationally renowned iF label.
Inventum AquaSpot Wins Gold iF Product Design Award 2011
The boiling water kitchen faucet, designed by Mathis Heller of WeLL Design has won a 2011 iF Gold Award.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers Wins 2009 iF Product Design Award
Fujitsu Siemens Computers won the 2009 iF product design award for the ESPRIMO Mobile series professional notebooks as well as for the ESPRIMO MA, a tablet PC design specifically for the health care sector.
Logitech Wins Two iF Product Design Awards
Logitech announced that the Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse and the Logitech NuLOOQ Navigator device were honored with prestigious 2008 iF (International Forum Design) awards for excellence in consumer product design.
Easypod: Top Design Award for PDD
A leading London product innovation consultancy has clinched a top international award for the Merck Serono easypod - the first electronic growth hormone injection device.
Nurus Wins IF Design Award with the Task Chair Me Too
Me Too Task Chair wins the best product award in "Office/Business" category of IF Design Awards, where 2771 products competed.
Pantech Wins iF Design Award for Excellence & Innovation
Pantech Group, the leading Korean handset manufacturer, today announced that it has been once again honored at the prestigious iF Design Award for excellence and innovation in the design of cellular phones and packaging, marking the third consecutive year since 2004.