Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Lee - Your night refuge / Smart PTSD sleep tracker

Lee -  Your night refuge
Lee -  Your night refuge

One in every four asylum seekers in Europe is a child. They suffer from severe PTSD and cannot get a restful night of sleep. Lee pledges to become these kids’ confidant and ease their integration into their new home country. Surrounded by a silicon band, Lee is a cost-efficient wearable that integrates established technology to track the child’s sleep. Upon an abrupt movement caused by distress, Lee uses a combination of light and sound to create a nest in which the child feels safe. The data recorded by Lee can also serve future therapy sessions. With Lee by their side, children can see that a brighter future awaits them.


Domus Academy

Domus Academy
Milano, Italy

Sarah Chatta,
Domus Academy

Akshay Khandelwal,
Domus Academy

Jan Sebastian van Ackeren,
Domus Academy