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

Grow Up / planting box

Grow Up
Grow Up

Grow up is an Inter-generational education product which designed according to the aging tendency and urbanization phenomenon to increase nature education for urban children. For grandparents who are nature-savvy and plant vegetable in the family context, the method of hydroponics and touch adjusting light panels  simplify the procedure are suitable for the elderly. Periscope devices inside of the lamppost and the front slideway provide children a chance to explore and observe the roots under water. Moreover, the record cards are used to keep record of the process of growth. Two generations are connected and learn from each other in this way.


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
WuXi, China

Xiaoyu Han,
Jiangnan University / School of Design, Wuxi

Shuyu Ge,
Jiangnan University / School of Design, Wuxi

Qian Sun,
Jiangnan University / School of Design, Wuxi

Ying Zhu,
Jiangnan University / School of Design, Wuxi