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Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

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Join the World of iF DESIGN AWARD Winners

Now is your time to join the world of iF DESIGN AWARD winners. Let people know that you are still innovative and active with the efficient marketing and communication platform the iF DESIGN AWARD and the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE are providing. It is more relevant than ever before due to cancelled trade shows and closed POS.

At the same time digital conmunication and marketing have seen a significant increase. iF provides efficient tools for winners to support your digital marketing. In a digital world trust is even more important than before. The iF winner logo certifies quality and can be one more argument for purchase. So create positive news to communicate in winning an award!

But not only the communication towards your customers has changed. The international motivation boost after a lot of hard work that winning an award will bring is more important than ever. Make your team be proud instead of worried.

The decision to participate is not only a decision to choose one of the world's biggest and highest quality awards. iF's strong social involvement is more important than ever - by participation you are supporting this!

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Facts of those who organize

Truly independent

✔️ Owned by the certified non-profit iF Design Foundation which promotes design and its social significance

Highest integrity

✔️ Equal chances of winning for every participant
✔️ Independent design experts guarantee a transparent and fair jury process

Growing popularity

✔️ High increasing number of designers, architects and manufacturers who register their entries

International and diverse

✔️ 3,526 participants from 59 countries submitted 7,461 professional entries for the award 2020
✔️ 9 disciplines with 78 categories cover all important design areas

Profits for those who win


Good Investment

Benefit from our scorecard and receive an inexpensive high quality feedback for every entry as well as a huge media presence on our own channels and related media of the iF DESIGN AWARD.

Consumer Value

Consumer Value

Give your customers and clients a good reason to talk about and share your project with the proof of concept by the iF DESIGN AWARD.

Promotion to Premium

Promotion to Premium

Premium brands do Premium Designs: Let people know that you are investing in your design with an iF DESIGN AWARD.

Unique Positioning

Unique Positioning

Make the difference in your segment, country or portfolio with the iF DESIGN AWARD.

Customer Guidance

Customer Guidance

Saturated markets and higher consumer requirements are standards for today. Make it easier for your potential customer to choose with the iF DESIGN AWARD.



Proof your trustworthiness with the recognized iF DESIGN AWARD.

Join Excellence Club

Join Excellence Club

World's leading companies are common participants and have become iF top label companies since 1953. Join the Club of Excellence with an iF DESIGN AWARD.

Enhance Profit

Enhance Profit

Your invest in participating can lead to willingness to pay a higher price for your products with an iF DESIGN AWARD.



Enable your design team or future team members to get honoured, measured and finally inspired with the iF DESIGN AWARD.



Everybody loves trophies, certificates and a wonderful award night. Join this experience and celebrate your iF DESIGN AWARD on stage.

Tools for those who have won

02_iF winner's logo

iF winner's logo: Make use of it!

With the logo you demonstrate your success and your competence. Use the logo in your print and onlince communication. Integrate it into ads, online banners, press releases or display it on your packaging design.

See how others use our logo

03_iF top label

Improve your Status in the iF WORLD DESIGN INDEX (WDI)

The more projects you hand in which will be awarded, the higher they will be ranked by us. Participate several years in a row and underline the status in your branch/country...

See the ranking in the WDI (iF top label)

Join the World of iF DESIGN AWARD Winners

Show off your profile in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE (WDG)

Show the world's leading design community what your company stands for and inform the audience about your success. Use this unique design network as your communication platform.

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04_Sample press release

Write a press release

Send a press release highlighting your award to local, national and online media. Develop media campaigns to generate attention (radio/TV, print, online/bloggers). A sample text helps you to phrase:

Sample press release _ in ENGLISH DOC | 192.50 KB

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