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

Trace Tools / Labour Tools

Trace Tools
Trace Tools

The design visualises the time spent on unpaid work by allowing both partners to hold the cleaning tools and leave different colours, clearly showing the inequality of unpaid work. The partner with less labour is urged to share the pressure of unpaid labour.


China Academy of Art

China Academy of Art
ShangHai, China

Weiwei Guo,
China Academy of Art

Hengguang Wu,
China Academy of Art

Jie Gao,
China Academy of Art

Xiaoyan Qi,
Jiangsu University