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The first round of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2018 is open for registration, with four new stunning
topics for your submissions. We are looking for the best ideas from students and young professionals
around the world.
Explore our four current award themes and put your design skills to the test. With luck, you could win a share of EUR 20,000!
Submit your product or communication concept, project, application or service from now until 5 February 2018.
The participation in the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD is free of charge.
• Degree of innovation
• Degree of elaboration
• Use value and usability
• Aesthetic appeal
• Emotional appeal
• Spatial concept
• Human dignity
• Respect for the individual
• Consideration of environmental standards / carbon footprint
• Social responsibility
• Social values
• Target group fit
University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dominika Drezner Design
Centro Brasil Design
Istanbul Technical University - Faculty of Architecture
Centro Universitário IESB
The Hague, Netherlands
Taiwan Design Center
Rudolph Schelling Webermann
narita design & strategy
São Paulo, Brazil
Students and recent graduates often find it difficult to protect their designs against copyright infringements. Therefore, we recommend the following institutions that can help you with protecting your designs, depending on country of origin.
The Trade Mark and Designs Registration Office of the European Union (OHIM), located in Alicante, Spain, offers effective protection against copyright infringement. As soon as your design is registered as a community design, it will be protected in each European Union member state.
Explore all award-winning designs of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017 here.
Andrea van Velzen