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The iF design exhibition Hamburg features excellent design from all over the world. On two floors and a total of 1,500 m² (16,146 square feet) of floor space, we present outstanding innovations which have been recognized with an iF DESIGN AWARD. Additionally, we display all entries and award winners from the iF awards for young designers. A must-see for all design lovers.

Each year, three different exhibition segments are presented in a row, with each segment featuring award-winning products from all categories of the latest iF DESIGN AWARD. Thus, there is always something new to discover.

Interactive modules such as our ‘surf tables’ and our comprehensive iF online exhibition provide the option to explore all 33,000 iF DESIGN AWARD winners from 1953 onwards, as well as about 1.300 winning entries from the iF Young Talent Awards.

Exhibition Part 1:
27 February to 29 May 2016

The first part of the exhibition displays award-winning products in the following categories: Sports / Leisure, Babies / Kids, Watches / Jewelry, Telecommunication, Computer, Lighting, Home Furniture and Medicine / Healthcare. Digital entries from the disciplines Communication, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Service Design and Professional Concept are presented throughout the year.

Exhibition Part 2: 16 June to 25 September 2016

Award-winning products in the following categories: Automobiles / Vehicles / Bikes, Audio, TV / Cameras, Kitchen, Public Design and all categories of the discipline Packaging. Digital entries from the disciplines Communication, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Service Design and Professional Concept are presented throughout the year.

Exhibition Part 3:
13 October 2016 to 19 February 2017

(closed from 26 September 2016 until 12 October 2016 for renovations) Award-winning products in the following categories: Office, Household / Tableware, Bathroom, Building Technology, Textiles / Wall / Floor and Industry / Skilled Trades. Digital entries from the disciplines Communication, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Service Design and Professional Concept are presented throughout the year.


iF talking heads

Personalities from the design world define their understanding of design, tell stories from their life as a designer, introduce themselves, their company or team or talk about design philosophy.



Friends of good design come together - for panel discussions, readings, presentations and talks.

iF design salon 01_2017:
Metapaper – the digital platform revolutionizing the paper industry

Dr. Axel Scheufelen (founder and CEO Metapaper) and Olaf Stein (founder FACTOR) will share insights on the Metapaper success story - a start up asserting itself in the shrinking yet disruptive paper market. The event will take place on 12 January 2017 at 7 pm.


Space for rent for your event

The iF design exhibition provides the option to rent unique exhibition space or a large representative conference room at a fair price, with special rates available for iF clients. The recently completed Elbe Arcades at Magdeburger Hafen provide an extraordinary setting for special moments and events.

Contact us

Lena Riemenschneider

iF design exhibition Hamburg

Lena Riemenschneider
Hongkongstrasse 6
20457 Hamburg | Germany

Phone +49.40.3037538-11

Directions, Opening Hours and Admission Fees


iF design exhibition
Hongkongstraße 6
20457 Hamburg
phone +49.40.30375380

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday closed

The exhibition will be closed from 27 September to 12 October 2016 for renovations.

Admission fees

Free of charge

iF design exhibition Shenzhen

The iF design exhibition Shenzhen showcases iF DESIGN AWARD winning products, both in physical and digital form, in a 200 m² exhibition space at the Sino-Finnish Design Park. The selection of products changes every six months. A must see for visitors looking for outstanding designs and trends in all disciplines.

Directions, Opening Hours and Admission Fees

Ground floor, Block B6, No.3, Shihua Rd.,

Sino-Finnish Design Park, Futian Bonded Area, Shenzhen 518054, China


Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact number:+86-755-82530080

(An appointment in advance is requested)


Admission fee: Free of charge

iF at Chengdu Creativity & Design Week

Featuring nearly 160 award-winning products, the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016’s first presentation in China will be showcased at a 500 m² exhibition space at Chengdu Creativity & Design Week. Award-winning entries of packaging, communication and interior architecture can also be seen digitally. The exhibition runs from 25 to 27 November 2016 as one of the highlighted events of the Chengdu Creativity & Design Week.

iF at Design Korea

A number of iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 winning products were showcased at this year's 'Design Korea 2016', held from 9 to 13 November in Seoul. The Design Korea business exhibition is the largest of its kind in the country, and an event for entire Asia. Approximately 2,000 well-designed products were part of the international business festival.