iF Design Award for designers, architects and companies in Berlin Germany

Competition Grant / Award
  • Apply Before : June 26, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7796
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description


If you are have are a designer, an architect or have a company willing to test your work, you can apply for iF Design Award. This award is offered annually by the International forum for design to recognize the excellent design work. The award ceremony will be organized in Berlin, Germany.

Deadline (early bird): June 26

Regular deadline: October 30

Last chance deadline: December 1, 2020

Step 1 jury Selection: Jan 18-22, 2021

Preselection result: FEB 1- March 1, 2021

Result announcement: April

Date of the award ceremony: May 10, 2021

Location of award: Berlin, Germany


Benefits for the winner of  iF Design award

Winners will have the following advantages:

  • iF DESIGN AWARD logo using our internationally recognized label for as long as the award-winning product is on the market.
  • iF certificates receiving certificates in different materials as a proof of the design excellence.
  • iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE the winner’s company and his/her entry will be showcased – for an unlimited period of time – in the largest design exhibition on the Web: the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.
  • iF design award night A glamorous awards ceremony, an international networking event and a great design party with more than 2,000 guests from 40 countries.
  • iF design app the award-winning entry will be showcased in a comprehensive presentation in the iF design app, including description, photos, and videos.
  • Press and media Our extensive international PR activities will put the winner in the spotlight.

Disciplines and Categories

  1. Product

Automobiles / Vehicles, Sports / Outdoor / Bicycles, Leisure, Babies / Kids, Watches / Jewelry, Audio, TV / Cameras, Telecommunication, Computer, Gaming Hardware / VR, Office, Lighting, Home Furniture, Kitchen, Household / Tableware, Bathroom, Garden, Building Technology, Public / Retail, Medicine / Health, Beauty / Care, Industry / Tools, Textiles / Floor/ Wall

2. Packaging

Beverages, Food, Beauty / Health, Medicine / Pharmaceutics, Household, Consumer Products, Industry / B2B, Non-branded Packaging

3. Communication

Websites, Apps / Software, Film / Video, Corporate Identity / Branding, Magazines / Press / Publishing, Campaigns / Advertising, Annual Reports, Typography / Signage, Events, User Interfaces (UI)

4.Interior Architecture

Trade Fairs / Commercial Exhibitions, Public Exhibitions, Shops / Showrooms, Hotels / Spas / Restaurants / Bars, Residential, Offices / Workspaces, Public, Installations

5.Professional Concept

Mobility, Living Spaces, Sustainability, Health, Food / Water, Tools, Education, Usability / Interface, Safety, Leisure

6.Service Design

Health, Transportation / Logistics, Bank / Insurance, Retail, Tourism, Education, Government / Institutions, Entertainment


Public, Residential, Office / Industry, Retail / Hospitality, Urban / Landscape, Mixed Use

8. User Experience (UX)

Product UX, Communication UX, Packaging UX, Interior & Architecture UX, Mixed Media UX

9. User Interface

Digital media


Outstanding design experts from over 20 countries will evaluate the entries to select the award winners  based on the following criteria:

  • idea relevancy and appropriate
  • Form: how esthetic and engaging it is.
  • Function: How easily it can be used, it can work well and serve the user
  • Innovation
  • Impact


Registration by early deadline: Euro 250

Registration by REGULAR deadline: EURO 350

Registration by LAST deadline: EURO 450

Note: participants should pay transport, customs, and insurance expenses

How to apply?

applicants should apply online.

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