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Home Style Award 2016

20 September 2016

Six high-profile experts selected 60 outstanding designs during this year's judging session in Shanghai on 19 September 2016.

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iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017_01

15 September 2016

Design students take note! Visionary concepts will be accepted until 13 January 2017.

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PUBLIC VALUE:
Impact beyond Design

10 August 2016

Public Value projects can be published free of charge or they can be registered to the iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2017.

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Home Style Award 2016: A mark of quality for the interior lifestyle industry

On 20 September 2016, the Home Style Award 2016 celebrated its winners’ success in design and innovation during the award ceremony and banquet at the Wan Li Restaurant, Kerry Hotel. Invited by the organizer, Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd., guests from the interior lifestyle industry, leading department stores in China and international buyers enjoyed a night of celebration and design excellence.

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The iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017 for young designers is at the start

Design students take note! Entries can be submitted in the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017 free of charge starting immediately. The registration deadline is 13 January 2017. And there is a total of € 40,000 available in prize money.

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PUBLIC VALUE – Impact beyond Design: Publish your project for free or register it to the iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2017

Whether it’s about CSR programs, individual initiatives or measures established for the long term – publish socially relevant projects now free of charge in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE. Or also enter them in the competition to receive the iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2017 – you can still register up until 20 October 2016.

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Registration opens for the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2017 – all the latest bicycle innovations in one place

The organizers, TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) and TBA (Taiwan Bicycle Association), will be holding a special celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Asia’s most prominent bicycle trade show, the TAIPEI INTERNATIONAL CYCLE SHOW in 2017.

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Awards Ceremony for the iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016 in Hamburg

The world‘s 100 best young, up-and-coming designers came to Hamburg to accept the iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016 for the outstanding concepts they entered in this competition. The prize money totaling € 30,000 was shared out amongst nine winners, whose concepts had impressed the judges as being the best.

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Awards Ceremony for the HAIER DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF in Hamburg

Ten visionary household appliance concepts have been awarded the HAIER DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF. The successful young designers from China, Iran, Poland, Sweden, South Korea and Taiwan were happy to receive a total of € 5,000 in prize money.

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Awards Ceremony for the HANSGROHE DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF in Hamburg

In keeping with the competition motto of “Efficient Water Design: Digitalizing the Modern Bathroom”, five concepts have been awarded with the HANSGROHE DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF, a prize for young, up-and-coming design talent. The award winners from Finland, Sweden, Slovenia, Rumania and Germany shared a total purse of € 5,000 in prize money.

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Awards Ceremony for the first BODYFRIEND DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF in Seoul

The seven winners of the first BODYFRIEND DESIGN PRIZE by iF, a competition for up-and-coming, young design talent, have now been officially honored in Seoul. They were rewarded with prize money totaling US$ 100,000 for their outstanding wellness and health concepts. Bodyfriend plans to put the two first-place concepts into actual practice – a bed-cleaning system and a stress-monitoring device.

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The winners of COMPUTEX d&i awards 2016

High level of design and innovation capability with an extensive product spectrum

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The iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 is at the start

Online registrations welcome up to 20 October 2016 Agencies, architects, designers and companies from all over the world are invited to answer the call; enter the competition to receive the internationally renowned label for design.

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Home Style Award 2016 – Registration starts now!

Two new categories, ‘Home appliances’ and ‘Bath’ have been added. Registrations are being accepted until 31 August 2016 – participation is free of charge.

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COMPUTEX d&i awards 2016 – The results are in

A jury panel comprised of six international experts gathered in Taipei to determine the winners of the COMPUTEX d&i awards 2016. Jurors selected winners after a close examination on 253 entries by 107 participants from 12 countries.

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BODYFRIEND DESIGN PRIZE 2016 by iF - The results of the new competition for young talent are in

A jury selected the seven best wellness and health concepts from the more than 600 entries admitted to the competition from 34 countries and distributed the prize money totaling US$ 100,000.

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TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2016: 47 entries take home the prestigious award

47 entries were able to convince the jury panel and take home the prestigious TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2016, after closely examined, discussed and evaluated by the jury panel. Among them, 5 most outstanding products were granted a supreme honor, the TAIPEI CYCLE gold award. Meanwhile, a special award, “Gold Award – Young Enterprise” has been selected among the start-ups with outstanding achievements.

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The Discipline Interior Architecture in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Speaking Directly to Our Emotions”

“The fact that interior architecture wants to – and can – speak directly to our emotions was, once again, obvious in this discipline. For us as jurors and designers it is great to see how colleagues succeed in communicating a brand message in such a fantastic way that you become irresistibly drawn in. The same is true for the intensity with which interior designers are able to tell us something about another culture”, said the jury after seeing all the entries.

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The Discipline Professional Concept in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Visionary Contributions to a Sustainable Future”

Experimental and conceptual designs, commissioned works that no one has seen before, studies, research and innovative design concepts: these are the types of entries in the Professional Concept discipline of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016. Novel product features, interactive life worlds, highly elaborated mobility concepts, innovative technology studies and visionary holistic solutions that provide a glimpse into a still-undefined future: this is what makes the Professional Concept discipline all the more important.

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The Discipline Product in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Good Design Means Courage to take Risks”

“Our appeal to companies is: Continue to rely on design, because it makes a crucial contribution to differentiating yourself from the competition. Having an individual strategy can be a risk, no question, but it has a crucial influence on success. Each individual iF gold award winner is a great example of the right strategy”, says jury chairman Fritz Frenkler when commenting on the Product discipline.

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The Discipline Professional Concept in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Visionary Contributions to a Sustainable Future”

Experimental and conceptual designs, commissioned works that no one has seen before, studies, research and innovative design concepts: these are the types of entries in the Professional Concept discipline of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016. Novel product features, interactive life worlds, highly elaborated mobility concepts, innovative technology studies and visionary holistic solutions that provide a glimpse into a still-undefined future: this is what makes the Professional Concept discipline all the more important.

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The Discipline Communication in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Perfect Usability, Consistent Implementation, Enormous Depth

“This year, we were not only surprised, but also very impressed, by the diversity of entries. From technically highly sophisticated entries for the medical field to extremely lovingly executed and perfect cinematic art, to dynamic and perfectly elaborated brand identities: the decision in this discipline was unbelievably difficult. All winning entries are defined by perfect usability, consistent implementation and an enormous depth of detail – this is outstanding communication design!”, says the enthusiastic jury statement.

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The Discipline Service Design in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “An Exciting Area for New and Creative Design Processes”

In the new Service Design discipline of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016, the high-profile jury of international design experts recognized about 21% of entries with an award. The jury was especially impressed with the extraordinary design of one entry, which was honored with the coveted gold award.

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The Discipline Architecture in the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: “Designing Complexity Intelligently”

From community centers, leisure parks and shopping centers to huge office complexes and public parks: the remit of the architecture discipline is very broad, with the discipline’s categories Public, Residential, Office / Industry, Retail / Hospitality, Urban / Landscape and Mixed Use representing a large spectrum of complex applications.

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iF DESIGN AWARD 2016: A Homage to the Power and Value of Good Design

On 26 February 2016, the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 winners were celebrated during a glamorous awards ceremony, the iF design award night, at the BMW Welt in Munich. The 75 iF gold award winners from all over the world were personally congratulated by iF CEO Ralph Wiegmann for their outstanding designs. More than 2,000 guests from design, culture and the media participated in celebrating a night of excellent design in a splendid ambiance.

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iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD and iF PUBLIC VALUE STUDENT AWARD celebrate premiere

The award winners of this competitions, held for the first time this year, were officially honored in Munich. Six real projects and 33 student concepts were selected by a panel of experts for their exemplary social commitment – and presented with the iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2016 and the iF PUBLIC VALUE STUDENT AWARD 2016.

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iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 – the results are in

5,295 entries by 2,458 participants from 53 countries: a 58 member-strong jury comprised of international experts convened at Schuppen 52 located in the port of Hamburg from 19 to 21 January 2016 to determine the winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016.

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TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2016:

48 entries with high-quality innovation and outstanding design take home the prestigious award

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