Building for a smarter future

Take advantage of the quick registration option until September 27. Fill in all the details by November 6.

A Global Platform for your Design Language

iF DESIGN has been a symbol of outstanding design since 1953 and is a proud and active member of the international design community.

The design of a building is a collaborative process that involves developers, architects, engineers, builders, and numerous specialists. Today, buildings and architecture contain a vast array of technological installations, including air conditioning and air purification systems, doors, switches, heating and plumbing systems, security systems, and smart control systems. The iF DESIGN AWARD looks behind the façade to face exciting innovations in building technology that will promote both sustainability and efficiency.

iF DESIGN AWARD 2025 - Overview

The new iF Design Ranking tracks great design around the globe, revealing which brands and designers have been most successful at the iF DESIGN AWARD in the past five years.

Whích players in your industry focus on design excellence?

iF Design Ranking

Discover the top positions of the award-winning building technology industry

Award winning entries which made it 2024:


Easy application

Register your entry for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2025: It´s quick and easy once you create a free my iF account. Then enter your project’s basic information and you'll still have until November 6th to finalize the submission.

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

Detailed Feedback

From almost 11,000 entries, the iF Expert Jury selects the top 50% of projects to advance to the Final Jury. After these two jury steps, Jurors select Winners based on scores across five key criteria. Scoring for both rounds is detailed in the iF Jury Feedback Chart(s).

Your benefit: Compare your success to the average scores of all other submitted entries.

International attention

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

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

Acknowledged and state-of-the-art Product Design

Overall, we are facing exciting changes in building technology that will promote both sustainability and efficiency. Show where you stand in this segment by being recognized by the iF DESIGN AWARD jury for products like

  • Air conditioning,

  • Floor stand air purifiers,

  • Balconie & conservatories & marquees

  • Doors & door handles,

  • Fittings and systems,

  • Garages & gates,

  • Heating & plumbing technology,

  • Railings & roofs,

  • Security technology,

  • Solar systems,

  • Smart home products,

  • Switches

  • Temperature control technology,

  • Windows, etc.

Apply by November 6, 2024 at the latest or take advantage of the Early Bird pricing now!


The international iF Team is happy to advise and assist you! Leave your address here and we will contact you asap.

Want to participate directly?


Apply as Early Bird!

  • Participation until 27 September 2024:
    Regular Fee EUR 350 (approx. US $377) per entry

  • Detailed information around your entry can be submitted until the portal is closed.

  • The last chance to register ends on November 6, 2024.

Jury Process

  • The iF Online Preselection jury happens Dec. 2-5, 2024 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 (Feb. 18-20, 2025)

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

Winner Benefits 🙌

  • From May 2025, be part of the global iF Design Winner Campaign

  • Gain unlimited access to iF DESIGN AWARD 2025 logo

  • Attend the glamorous iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT 2025 in Berlin!

  • Get featured on, in the Metaverse and in the iF Design App

  • Receive points for the global iF Design Ranking as marketing benefit

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