iF DESIGN AWARD now open for entries

Safe money and submit your projects early until June 28

Apply for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2025

Benchmark yourself against your competitors in nine design disciplines from product to digital design and receive qualified feedback from the international jury of experts.

Profit from the early bird until 28 June 2024!

The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world - with entries from almost 5,000 participants from 72 countries in 2024. The submissions are spread across a total of nine disciplines ranging from product design, communication and packaging to UX, UI, service design, architecture, and interior design as well as professional design concepts.

Owned by the certified non-profit iF Design Foundation, which promotes design and its social significance, the iF DESIGN AWARD is truly independent. Moreover, international design experts guarantee a transparent and fair jury process, allowing equal chances of winning for every participant.

Get in contact with us for more information or register your project right away.

Design students and graduates are not allowed to take part, but are invited to apply for our Student Award 2025 instead.

Hideki Kato, Seiko Epson Corporation, Japan
"The iF Design Award is a very good evaluation system for us to understand how good or bad our product is."

What you can expect from iF DESIGN

Attention for your design!

For you, your team, and your project.

We spread the word for our winners in press, on events and on social media. Celebrate at our glamorous Gala event in Berlin, where Gold awarded entries are presented live on stage to a large international audience.

Expert feedback

Every participant receives the iF Jury Feedback Chart for each single entry focusing on five criteria including sustainablilty. Your benefit: Compare your success to the average scores of all other submitted entries.

Easy application

Register in short on the My iF platform and apply for the early bird deadline and fee until June 28 only with basic information. Take your time to complete your submission by November 6 and seek advice if necessary.
Rresent your achievement in detail for evaluation by the experts.

Want to participate directly?

iF DESIGN AWARD 2025 - DATES AT A GLANCE

Apply now as Early Bird!

  • Participation until 28 June 2024:
    Early Bird Fee EUR 250 (approx. US $267)

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

  • Further deadlines are September 27, 2024 for regular and November 6, 2024 for last chance applications.

  • You need help by choosing the right discipline or categories for your design?
    Get in contact with us!


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 ifdesign.com, in the Metaverse and in the iF Design App

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

Participate now to catch the Early Bird
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