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.
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:
“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.
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.