iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT 2022 in Berlin

The glamorous awards ceremony at Friedrichstadt-Palast on 16 May

For the first time the iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT will be held on the world’s largest theatre stage:  at the legendary Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin!

On Monday, 16 May 2022, all winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 will be celebrated in a festive awards ceremony.

Representing all the winners, the 73 Gold award winners will receive their Gold Trophy in front of a large audience from the international design scene, presented to them personally on stage by iF CEO Uwe Cremering. Afterwards, the night of networking will start in the lounges of the foyer. Don’t miss the design event of the year! Tickets can be ordered online below.


6 pm to 7 pm
Arrival and reception

7 pm to 9 pm
Awards ceremony in the theater hall hosted by Uwe Cremering (CEO iF) and Katrin Müller-Hohenstein (Radio and TV presenter)

9 pm to 1 am
After-show party with drinks and food + handing out the winner certificates + taking pictures at the photo booth

Get Your Ticket

Registration is required by 6 May. Tickets are limited. Only guests with a valid ticket will have access to the event.

The ticket includes entrance, a seat in the theatre hall as well as drinks and food.

Register with your access code.

Buy tickets.


No 3G proof | No mask required when seated

With the abolition of many Corona measures, we continue to move towards more normality: 3G proof (=vaccinated, recovered, or tested) is no longer required to visit the event. However, you are welcome to wear a mask, if you wish.

According to the current hygiene concept of the Berlin Senate, all seats in the theater hall may be occupied, there are no distance restrictions.

This being said, all COVID regulations are subject to change in the coming weeks. We will of course keep you updated.


  • Dresscode: Formal evening dress

  • The iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT will be covered by the media. By entering the venue, you give your permission to be photographed or filmed. The photos/recordings may be used in both printed and digital form, in various channels such as websites, newsletters and social media platforms.

Getting there

The Palast is centrally located in Berlin-Mitte and is easily accessible by various means of public transport.

For more information visit the official website.

iF Design Lounge | Networking Space 15 to 17 May

From Sunday to Tuesday (15 to 17 May) you are also cordially invited to meet us at the iF Design Lounge in the DRIVE.Studio of the Volkswagen Group Forum, located in the street: Unter den Linden 19a.

Join us for drinks & snacks – the iF team is available for informal exchange and individual discussions. The exclusive iF guest area (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) offers space for a maximum of 80 guests. Meeting options are also available upon request. Please use our access code "iF Design Award 2022" to participate.


Berlin offers a variety of hotels and accommodation. Here are a few recommendations in walking distance to the Friedrichstadt-Palast:

Five-star hotels

Four-star hotels

Three-star hotels