Sustainable, functional and fun: product packaging that sells
Well-designed packaging serves three purposes: it protects the product from damage or tampering, provides vital information such as its product features, usage, and ingredients, and communicates the brand’s message and values. Whether for household products, jewelry, watches, clothes, toys, games, headphones, computers, kitchen appliances, industrial or business-to-business products, the design must reflect the target audience and brand identity. Packaging must also be functional and easy to use, and increasingly there is an imperative that it use recyclable and sustainable materials.
Modern packagers have access to a greater array of materials and forms than ever before: cardboard, paperboard, glass, foil, textiles, and numerous types of hard and soft plastic. Good packaging design makes a product stand out from its competitors on the shelf. Great packaging design creates an emotional connection with the customer and builds brand loyalty. An iF Design Award rewards the latter.
BE AMONG THE BEST!
The discipline packaging with its category for all types of consumer products and for the industry (B2B) is suitable for packaging achievements like
cleaning and household products,
jewelry and watches,
clothes and accessories,
sports articles and for travel,
toys, music, games and videos, headphones, MP3 players, computers and accessories, cameras and accessories, mobile technology devices and accessories,
industrial and business-to-business products.
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iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 - DATES AT A GLANCE
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.
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
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
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