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To tackle the challenges of our world innovatively, courageously and with our eyes directed to the future, we need brilliant minds that drive us forward - "The CreatiFe Power of Design".
This year we received more entries to the iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 than ever before: almost 10,000 in a total of 9 disciplines. In a time when almost everything is different, the quality of design of these entries was pleasantly high.
Design moves fast and responds to trends. It should be no surprise that the pandemic has shaped many of this year's winners, from a greater focus on hygiene to the fact that many people are spending more time at home.
This year's winners and their designs are a fascinating group: 44 countries across nearly every continent have designed entries that convinced the jurors, from app to z-wave.
The iF gold award is proof that a design is just a little bit better than the rest. Fewer than 1% of the entries were chosen for the iF gold.
Good design happens at some of the best-known international corporations in the world – and in many unexpected places as well. Explore the designers, studios and companies that create the award-winning designs – you're bound to find something interesting and new.
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If you want to see how innovative, how diverse, and how inspiring design can be in 2021, here is the place to start. In each of the 78 categories, there are world-class designs to inspire and make us more aware of the world around us. Design is everywhere!
(published in April 2021)