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One of the leading design exhibitions in Asia, DESIGN KOREA took place this year featuring the theme ‘Design Flowers the Creative Economy’. From 06 to 10 November, international design experts, companies and many design-interested visitors came together in Goyang, located north of Seoul (South Korea). iF International Forum Design was one of the few design organizations to represent the European continent. As part of the ‘World Best Design Exhibition’ special show, some 50 products were shown, selected from the 2014 iF DESIGN AWARD winners in the ‘Leisure / Lifestyle’ category. The internationally renowned design event was organized by the Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP).
From 14 February to 15 May 2014 iF and Sphinx presented a temporary exhibition of contemporary designs in the bathroom and sanitary products. The exhibition took up 3229 ft² (300 m²) of floor space and was located in the Creative Industry Park of Shenzhen City of Design. You could see representative designs and innovations from five iF winners in the sanitary industry. The range of exhibits included bathroom faucets, sanitary fittings, shower system, etc. Additionally the winners of the "Hansgrohe Preis 2013" (Theme: Efficient Water Design) were on display with posters.
One of the most important design events in Asia, DESIGN KOREA took place from 10 to 13 October 2013. The internationally renowned design exhibition was organized by the Korean Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) and shown in Gwangju, South Korea. Representing the European continent, iF International Forum Design was one of the few selected design organizations present in Gwangju with an exhibition featuring the winners in the iF concept design award 2013, as well as 30 Korean products recognized with the iF product design award 2013. Additionally, the iF podcasts provided an insight into the international world of design.
From the end of May 2013 iF and SIDA have presented a permanent exhibition featuring about 140 award-winning products in the iF product design award 2013. The exhibition is located in the Shenzhen Industrial Museum and takes up 600sqm of floor space. Exhibits range from award-winning mobile routers to multifunctional induction lamps and to innovative iPhone accessories. Additionally the 1,218 award winners from 2012 are presented in digital format.
You can also familiarize yourself with the skills of young international design talent: 340 concepts from the iF concept award 2013 have provided fantastic insights into the mind of tomorrow’s designers. The iF concept design award is one of the largest and most important student design awards in the world.