iF Design Awards move to Berlin

The Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin will host the iF Design Awards 2020.

(Germany) – The UNESCO City of Design to host the 2020 awards.

After eight years in Munich, the iF Design Awards will take place in Berlin in 2020 for the first time.

Held on 4 May, the iF Design Awards will be hosted at the Friedrichstadt-Palast, the largest event stage in the world. The move to Berlin marks the opening of a new design chapter in the UNESCO City of Design – one of the most fascinating and creative cities in the world.

First held in 1953, the iF Design Awards is the oldest independent design competition in the world; a symbol of outstanding design achievements, it focuses on the innovative power of design.

Each year, companies, designers, agencies, builders and architects put themselves forwards for the awards programme, and entries for the 2020 awards are currently open. With awards for Product Design, Communication Design, Packaging Design, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Professional Concept and Service Design, entries can be submitted until 18 October 2019.