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In our iF closeup video podcasts we regularly take a closer look at selected iF themes, which we then
present as highly informative and entertaining video podcasts. We deliver answers to the questions you
always wanted to ask, we present latest news and current projects, we invite you to take a look behind
the scenes, we take you on a journey to our international offices, we provide interview portraits of
interesting personalities, we deliver background information and report on events such as the iF jury
sessions and the iF design award night.
The international design world celebrated the best designs of the year: On 15 March 2019 a glamorous award ceremony was held to honor the winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019. The iF design award night – the design event of the year – attracted more than 2,000 guests from 42 countries to BMW Welt in Munich. The glamourous awards ceremony was followed by an exciting party night.
From 22 to 24 January 2019, 67 jurors from 20 countries have chosen this year’s award-winning entries in the Schuppen 52 in Hamburg.
2,000 guests from 36 countries celebrated in high spirits on 9 March 2018 the winners of this year's iF DESIGN AWARD at BMW Welt in Munich. The glamourous awards ceremony was followed by an exciting party night.
From 23 to 25 January 2018, 63 jurors from 16 countries have chosen this year's award-winning entries in the Schuppen 52 in Hamburg.
In this video, recorded at the jury session for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 in January, we asked Ronald Ihrig what he believes, designers in his industry are up to right now and what trends are knocking on the door.
Hokuto Ando is a designer and co-founder of we+, a contemporary design studio based in Tokyo. He develops his experimental approach to products, installations and graphics by combining unusual materials with technologies to shift perspectives. Listen and see what Hokuto has to say in our iF Podcast, recorded at the iF Jury Session for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019.
We talked to if DESIGN AWARD juror, packaging designer and expert Isabelle D. Lidström of NINE, Sweden, about her quality principles. She also takes a look into the future and reveals her main trend forecasts in packaging design!
Korean Junggi Sung established a design career from Ideo to Daylight and joined the jury of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2019. Watch him talk about his journey!
What does culture do to us?
Culture is always leading us back to ourselves. We explore the question of what culture does to us and transfer a random personal moment into a multimedia live performance that makes the cultural experience as such visible through audio, visual and textual means, giving the viewer the opportunity to also to look more closely at yourself, to listen and to feel.
inspiring short talks delivered by:
Letícia Castro (Managing Director Brazil Design Center)
André Poppovic (founder of OZ DESIGN and President of ABEDESIGN)
Gustavo Greco (founder of and Creative Director at GRECO DESIGN, International Relations Manager at ABEDESIGN)
Three market and design experts from Brazil present their points of view on diversity and the potential of Brazilian design and explain how this can be successful on the market and make successful use of the global, fast-paced competitive environment in a unique way.
inspiring short talks delivered by
Jan Philippi, design entrepreneur and founder of the PHILIPPI brand, and Andreas Ostwald, graduate designer
How does design come about and how does a design product come about?
Using concrete examples, Andreas Ostwald and Jan Philippi show how design is created. They enter into a dialogue with the listeners and discuss the development process from the designer's first thoughts to pattern development, the various stages of production and the marketing of the finished product.
Ralph Wiegmann talks about the meaning of design in the future and what it means to iF.
In 2015, the HP DesignJet T3500 eMFP won one the iF DESIGN AWARD. Recognized for superior user-focused design, the printer features true front-loading media rolls, an output stacker, flat surface to review prints and more.