iF Student Awards 2016 - Searching young talents
iF places great emphasis on promoting young talent. To this end, iF has initiated as many as five design contests for students and young professionals and has awarded close to 140,000 euros in prize money. Participation in the contests at www.ifdesign.de is free of charge.
iF’s awards at a glance:
iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016
The iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016 is one of the largest and most important contests of its kind. Current students of design, architecture, marketing and engineering as well as young professionals who graduated within the last two years can submit their concepts free of charge. Entries will be accepted in these disciplines:
- interior design
- fashion design
Concepts can be submitted until January 7, 2016. The total prize money is 30,000 euros.
Richard Sapper Rubber Cup by iF
iF has reinstated the Rubber Cup jointly with design legend Richard Sapper. Universities around the world are encouraged to develop rubber-operated vehicles. Students of design, architecture and engineering are welcome to register free of charge until January 28, 2016. The vehicles that cover the longest distance will be determined in tests conducted internally by university representatives. The three winners will be awarded 6,000 euros in total.
Hansgrohe Design Prize 2016 by iF (Bath)
This contest is presented by bathroom and sanitary facilities specialist Hansgrohe SE in cooperation with iF. Its purpose is to honor inventive and unconventional ideas and concepts for high-tech bathrooms of the future following the claim Efficient Water Design: Digitalizing the Modern Bathroom. Current students and young professional designers who graduated within the last two years are eligible to participate. The contest is endowed with a total of 5,000 euros in prize money for the winners. Registrations will be accepted until January 7, 2016.
Haier Design Prize 2016 by iF
This contest for talented young designers is presented by iF and Haier, renowned international supplier of household appliances. Current students and young professional designers who graduated within the last two years are invited to submit their visionary concepts for Brand New Life: The Happiness of the New Generation in the following disciplines:
- home furniture / lighting
- household / tableware
- textiles / wall / floor
- survival and emergency / eco solutions
- computer / telecommunications
Concepts will be accepted until January 7, 2016. Prize money totals 5,000 euros.
Bodyfriend Design Prize 2016 by iF
The Bodyfriend Design Prize 2016 is all about health and wellness. Participants are invited to share ideas for products that enhance the quality of life through intelligent design following the motto Health Innovations: Open your Inspiration. Current students and young professionals who graduated within the last two years are eligible to participate. Concepts can be submitted free of charge until February 11, 2016. Bodyfriend Company of Seoul, South Korea will award a total of 100,000 US dollars and will offer internships to the winners.
Find more information at http://www.ifdesign.de/studentische_wettbewerbe_index_d