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Encouraging young and committed people to show innovative thinking has always been one of iF’s guiding principles. Our iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD and iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE are thus closely related to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Get inspired by the stories below and find out about pressing projects, concepts and all those sponsors that support our approach for a better future.
Every year, we honor outstanding designs created by students from all over the world with the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD. We strongly believe in the potential of young designers to change and innovate in our future world. We want to find out which ways our young winners have gone. This time, we talked to Mikhael Geordie Amadeus from Sydney.
Together with our sponsors we present the winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020. 17 concepts share a prize money of EUR 50,000 in total.
Find out why the Korean technology group has long committed to promoting young design talents.
In the current 2020 edition, we are beyond happy to welcome Compal Electronics as a new top-class sponsor among GROHE, Haier, Samsung Electronics, and Wonderland. That is why we talked to iF juror Shikuan Chen, Chief Design Officer (CDO) and Senior Vice President of the Marketing and Innovation office of Compal Electronics, about what it takes to be a successful young designer?
We talked to GROHE's Patrick Speck about supporting young design talents and how the company supports their own young designers.
This supported by iF project embodies sustainable consumption and helps socially vulnerable groups since 2016. The initiators from Brazil are planning a very special exhibition.
EcoFábrica Criativa Santos was honored with the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2017
WEYE Clean Energy has developed from a student project to a renowned social entrepreneurship in the briquetting industry in Uganda.
WEYE Clean Energy was honored with the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2017.
The MyMizu app initiators talk about their success since winning the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE.
MyMizu was honored with the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2019.
We are happy to hear great news from the organization’s Gernot Würtenberger: “We are very thankful and happy that iF is joining Conflictfood’s journey – literally: the support we have received helped us to make this year’s trip to farmers in Afghanistan and open new trading perspectives for them."
Conflictfood was honored with the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2018.
Wadi Ben-Hirki reached new goals for girl rights since being supported by iF.
Girls Not Wives was honored with the iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2018.
Rescue Foundation's Mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and repatriate from human trafficking in India.