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

Acheron Project — Deepsea Challenger

Acheron Project — Deepsea Challenger
Acheron Project — Deepsea Challenger

D+I were selected by James Cameron and Ron Allum of the Acheron Project as the preferred Australian industrial design team to develop the cockpit layout for the Deepsea Challenger's record dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. At 10,924 metres deep, the Mariana Trench is the deepest point in the world’s oceans (deeper than Mount Everest is high). With such tremendous depths and extreme pressure involved, the success of the project hinged on our ability to minimise risk and keep the pilot safe and able to drive the sub.



Go to profile