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Exclusive Trend Reports, Winner Collections and Expert Interviews: Get inspired by the iF Design Specials

What is the current design trend in a certain industry? What do customers really want and how do designers create and develop the best solutions? In our monthly design specials we ask designers, industry experts and manufacturers about their trend forecasts, their challenges and their understanding of good design in their branch. From outdoor to bath or gaming: We have the exclusive insights into designer's everyday work and into winner collections! Get inspired.

Service Design Special: Creating Experiences

iF Service Design Special with Experts Birgit Mager and Chillimind's Oliver Gerstheimer.

For our iF design special on "Service Design", we talked to the experts Birgit Mager and Oliver Gerstheimer about this special topic. Beside the best of the best designs in this discipline, we also offer you a white paper presenting "Five Good Principles of Service Design by Oliver Gerstheimer".


E-Mobility and Autonomy: iF Design Special Automobiles

iF Design Special: Automobiles

The automobile industry is changing - not only in technology. The conscience for rather sustainable solutions is growing immensely, new thinkings and ways of mobility - be that new energies, fewer cars in cities or completely new ways of transportation - are in the heads of customers as well as manufacturers. Our experts tell how it affects design.


Turn the light on! iF Design Special: Lighting


Designers and manufacturers ask themselves today more than ever: what is good lighting, what is good lamp design nowadays? Are LEDs still going strong? Blue light or red light? Visual, decorative lamps for the living room or rather alsmost invisible, indirect lighting? Find out what the experts say.


Speak it loud! iF Design Special: Branding

Brand Design Special with Virgil Abloh, IKEA, Dieter Rams, Demodern, Interbrand and more

For our big iF Design Special Branding we asked experts from our jury for the iF DESIGN AWARD and companies: What makes the big brands so successful? What is actually good brand design? And what are the next big trends?


Revolutionary? About developments within "Industry 4.0"

Revolutionary? About developments within

Cyber-physical systems, cloud computing, automated production, cognitive computing are major buzzwords and help companies to stay competitive as during the "fourth industrial revolution". We talked to experts about trends in the future-driven industry.


Bath Design Special

Bath Design Special

What dominates the bathroom industry? What are the big bath trends 2019? What are the best bathroom designs and the best bath manufacturers? For our big Bath Design Special we talked to experts, award winning designers and manufacturers and we also took a look inside our iF WORLD DESIGN INDEX to find out: Which designers and manufacturers played a crucial role in bath design in the past five years.


iF Design Selections: Designers pick their Favorites (Archive)

Over 35,000 award-winning products in 61 years of iF history. More than 13,500 companies have received an iF DESIGN AWARD. The iF design selections focus on one thematical aspect each from the multitude of award winners and award-winning products. In each issue of the iF design selections well-known design experts will present their personal highlights from one segment of the iF DESIGN AWARD.

Exclusive Trend Reports, Winner Collections and Expert Interviews: Get inspired by the iF Design Specials

The selections rank from mobility, houseware or interior design to materials and packaging or electronics. Among our design curators are such names as Franco Clivio (picture), Ronald Ihrig, Nils Holger Moormann, Dorrit Bøilerehauge, Charles O. Job or J'amine Cohen and many more.

Get inspired and scroll through the exclusive designer selections