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iF DESIGN AWARD 2021_Supporting outstanding design since 1954


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✔️ High increasing number of designers, architects and manufacturers who register their entries

International and diverse

✔️ 3,526 participants from 59 countries submitted 7,461 professional entries for the award 2020
✔️ 9 disciplines with 78 categories cover all important design areas


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✔️ Register your entry online

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✔️ Present your entry in the Final Jury

If your entry belongs to the best 50% of all entries, you can either present your entry physically or digitally to the jury - your options to be awarded are the same.

✔️ Be iF awarded or iF gold awarded

Succeed in the Final Jury, receive your iF winner benefits and become a member of the world's leading design companies and studios.



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