iF DESIGN AWARD Jury
Prestige and Quality in perfect Balance
To us at iF Design, a good design evaluation is always a question of perspectives: Every season, we work on this goal and are beyond proud of our ever growing international jury to secure a truly multifaceted and profound evaluation.
Take a look behind the scenes of the iF Final Jury in Berlin - and find out what the jurors think.
From almost 11,000 entries, the expert jury selected the best designs for the Final Jury in Berlin. For three days, they decided on the next winners and voted on who would receive one of the coveted Gold Awards!
Highly international and neutral
Being part of the jury, is a professional appreciation! Our jurors come from over 20 countries. They have to have high intercultural understanding: They should know why a coffee machine in has to fulfill different criteria as in .
What else do we look for in our jurors: At best the international design community should know the juror and trust him or her to make an objective, neutral evaluation. They have to have an "eye" for the smallest detail and the have to be fair in their judging.
Ana Relvão - Relvãokellermann Studio, Munich, Germany
"My personal motivation derives from a desire to comprehend and contribute to the evolving landscape of industrial design. The opportunity to see the majority of the applications in real during the final jury session is not only extremely beneficial for successful judging, but it also provides a unique opportunity to deepen my appreciation for innovative design approaches and engage with fellow professionals who share a similar dedication to design excellence."
Werner Aisslinger, Studio Aisslinger, Berlin, Germany
"It is not only a great honor to be part of the renowned iF DESIGN AWARD jury, but also one of the most inspiring experiences in a designer's career. The variety and range of designs that you get to see as a juror and into which you can immerse yourself is simply incredible and unique in this quality. You can feel and test the designs, put yourself in the shoes of the various ideas from all regions of the world and discuss with the world's most creative minds what actually constitutes good design. The iF jury is a unique opportunity to expand your own design horizons in the best atmosphere."