Five new products by hansgrohe receive iF DESIGN AWARD

At the iF DESIGN AWARDS 2018, five of the coveted iF trophies went to new products by hansgrohe. With this, the international jury of experts once again paid a huge compliment to designs by the premium brand. Receiving the award this year were bathroom and kitchen products that all put forward innovative designs.

Our award-winners for 2018

The iF DESIGN AWARD is presented each year by the oldest independent design in the world: iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover. hansgrohe products have been honored with this coveted seal of approval for 40 years. The following new products received the coveted trophy in 2018:

  • C51-F450-06 sink combination 450
    hansgrohe sink combinations have launched a minor revolution in the way we work with water. As a perfectly coordinated combination of sink, faucet and sBox, they make kitchen work considerably easier.
  • Overhead shower E with ceiling connector
    Shower fun with geometric contours: The square design and high-quality chrome and glass finishes make the Raindance E shower range an eye-catcher in the modern bathroom. The overhead shower ensures shower enjoyment in XXL format. 
  • Raindance E Unica shower sets
    Elegant duo for individual showering: The flat Unica E wallbar holds the comfortable Raindance Select S hand shower in place where and when the user wants it. With self-retaining, height-adjustable, rotatable and tiltable shower support. 
  • Raindance E shower pipes
    With these shower systems, the user enjoys the benefits of a shower set plus thermostat in a single product. The ease of installing it to existing connections makes this combination an excellent choice for bathroom renovations.
  • ShowerTablets
    The hansgrohe ShowerTablet combines the comfort of a thermostatic shower faucet, and it does so with a generous shelf up to 600 mm wide. The square design of Raindance E is reflected here in the front made of safety glass.

“We are delighted that the iF DESIGN AWARD has rained down on us once more, confirming our design philosophy. Together with renowned designers, we place the focus on absolutely high-quality product quality, on successful product design and especially on optimal customer benefit,” says Jan Heisterhagen, Vice President Product Management, Hansgrohe SE. The company presented a selection of the winning products at its trade fair stand at SHK in Essen, March 6-9, 2018.


hansgrohe 2018: Innovative across the board

Experts for outstanding design performance

For 65 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been a globally recognized trademark when it comes to outstanding design. The iF brand is internationally established as a symbol for outstanding design performance. The iF DESIGN AWARD ranks among the most important design prizes in the world. It is presented to designs across all disciplines: Product, packaging, communication and service design/UX, architecture and interior design as well as Professional Concept. The 63-member, independent jury of international experts reviews a large number of applications each year. During this year’s competition, the jurors had to choose from among 6,400 submissions received from 54 countries. And it did so in categories such as design quality, processing, degree of innovation, environmental compatibility and functionality.

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