Want to know what it takes to win gold?

We help you choose the right categories to prove your design excellence in the iF DESIGN AWARD.


GET TO KNOW iF Design!

iF Design is a proud and active member of the international design community, recognized as a symbol of outstanding design since 1953. Today, the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world. More than 11,000 submissions from over 60 countries enter the competition each year with projects ranging from industrial design to architecture, communications to user experience. The independent iF Jury is made up of expert practitioners across design disciplines who come together in a rigorous and transparent process to award only the very best in international design!

Do you have what it takes to win gold? Register and apply for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2024. Regular entry available through September 29, 2023.

Karen Korellis Reuther about new iF Design Office in New York City and Managing Director Lisa Gralnek
Karen Korellis Reuther, Harvard University, Boston MA:
The global recognition that accompanies an iF DESIGN AWARD is a signal and a symbol of the power of design, and the important role it plays in delivering new and better solutions across industries, portfolios and brands. iF’s commitment to a robust selection process, a best-in-class jury and a global perspective assures that the winners are at the top of their game.


International attention

For you, your team, your project, your design!

Win Gold and take the stage live before thousands at our international Winners Gala in Berlin.

Through our iF Winners Campaign, we spread the word about you in the press, on social media, at events, and via global design platforms.

Detailed feedback

The iF expert jury awards points to each single entry focusing on five criteria. Visualized detailed on the iF Jury Feedback Chart after the two jury steps.

Your benefit: Compare your success to the average scores of all other submitted entries. After the Online Preselection and updated, of course, after the iF Final Jury.

Easy application

Apply to the iF DESIGN AWARD in less than 5 minutes! Register here and start the application process before the regular deadline on September 29th. You'll then have until November 8th to finalize your submission.

Learn more with our FAQs to put your best foot forward!

Willkommen beim iF DESIGN AWARD!

Haben Sie Fragen? Ihr iF Experte berät Sie gerne und hilft Ihnen weiter! Hinterlassen Sie hier Ihre Adresse und wir melden uns so schnell wie möglich bei Ihnen.

iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 - Übersicht

Überblick iF Design Award 2024
Eric Chan about the iF Design Award and the new Office in New York City
Eric Chan, Ecco Design, New York City:
Through a meticulous judging process, the iF DESIGN AWARD succeeds in showcasing an impressive array of design entries from around the globe that highlight boundless creativity, celebrate compelling ingenuity, and leave a resounding global impact."


Apply now!

Regular deadline – Sept 29, 2023:
EUR 350 (approx. US $393)
Last Chance deadline – Nov 8, 2023:
EUR 450 (approx. US $505)

EXPERT TIP: Perfect your application up until the Last Chance deadline!

Jury process

The iF Online Preselection jury happens Dec. 4-8, 2023 after which you will receive a personalized detailed iF Jury Feedback Chart.

Any entries that pass the iF Online Preselection get evaluated by the iF Final Jury in Berlin (Feb. 20-22, 2024)

Modify your application based on feedback before the Final Jury. And send a physical or digital presentation of your project for evaluation.

Winner 🙌

From May 2024, be part of the global iF Design Winners Campaign

Gain unlimited access to iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 logo

Attend the iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT 2024 in Berlin!

Get featured online and in the iF Daily Design App

Receive points for the global iF Ranking as marketing benefit

Ricardo Gomez
Ricardo Gomez, Design Center for Global Needs at Shapira Design Archive, San Francisco, CA:
"Judging is a holistic learning experience. The designs are very inspiring. It's very exciting, as well as engaging to try to put yourself in the position of understanding the benefit and distinct application of the idea."
iF Design Student Award 2023: Winners at the Award Ceremony in Istanbul


Students anywhere can submit their ideas. An independent jury honors the best projects with marketing support and EUR 50,000 in prize money.


With two juried competitions hosted each year, socially impactful initiatives are awarded with marketing support and EUR 100,000 in prize money.

Lisa Gralnek is the managing director of the new iF Design office in New York.


Lisa Gralnek
Managing Director