Let your bright ideas shine!

The iF jury wants to showcase the world's best lighting design


Lighting influences how we feel and act

Lighting is a crucial aspect of any spatial design, whether in a home, office, or public building. Well-designed lighting can enhance the atmosphere, mood, and functionality of a space. Lighting designers must consider the purpose of the space, the activities that take place within it, and the desired mood or ambiance. Lighting design solutions range from the simple, such as selecting the right light bulbs and fixtures, to complex installations that incorporate color-changing lights, programmable controls, and other smart technologies.

Lighting designers must also consider sustainability issues in an age of spiraling energy costs, using the most energy-efficient bulbs and fixtures to minimize environmental impact and reduce costs. Additionally, they must bear in mind the long-term maintenance and replacement needs of the system. The iF DESIGN AWARD of components, technologies and techniques that meet or exceed the state of the art in lighting design.


The iF expert jury for product design in the category "Lighting" evaluates the whole range of lighting design, components, technologies and techniques of the market facing the needs of consumer as well as architects:

  • lighting systems

  • accessories,

  • flashlights,

  • lamps,

  • lights,

  • safety lights,

  • workplace lighting and more.

Impress the jury with your design achievements and take your project on the next level by applying for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2024!

Welcome to the iF DESIGN AWARD!

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Bright winners of the category lighting design:



Designs can be submitted in 9 main disciplines with various subcategories and even across disciplines.


Owned by the certified non-profit iF DESIGN FOUNDATION, which promotes design and its social value, iF Design is truly independent.

Apply early!

Early Bird – 30 Jun 2023: EUR 250
Regular – 29 Sept 2023: EUR 350
Last Chance – 8 Nov 2023: EUR 450

Time to complete your application until 8 Nov

iF Online Preselection 4-8 December

Receive a detailed iF Jury Feedback Chart

You´re Finalist!

After passing the iF Online Preselection, your entry is evaluated by the iF Final Jury in Berlin 20-22 Feb 2024

Chance to modify application before Final Jury

Choose between digital or physical presentation

Receive an updated iF Final Jury Feedback Chart

Winner 🙌

In April 2024, iF Design starts a global winners campaign

Entry featured online and in the iF Design App

Unlimited access to iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 Logo

Receive points for the global iF Ranking

Invitation to the iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT 2024 in Berlin

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