One hundred thirty-two high profile design experts from over 20 countries make up this year’s iF jury panel. Their task: find and award the submissions with the greatest innovative power – and perhaps discover the next rising star in design. Our jury process is based on a redesigned jury structure. Chairpersons will guide all jury groups.

>> Read here why the iF jury is one of a kind!


The Chairpersons ensure that each participant of the iF DESIGN AWARD has an equal chance of winning. They guide the jurors’ decision-making process and ensure that each group uses the same valuation standards. They are passionate advocates for transparency and objectivity: only the quality of a design determines the results of the award. They are appointed for three years:


The jury’s task is to provide all participants with the most in-depth feedback possible on the quality of their submission. Each juror will enter his or her detailed assessment of each entry into the newly developed iF Digital Jury Tool©, which will then made available to the participant.

A geographic and cultural mix makes for more interesting discussions among the jury and helps avoid unconscious cultural biases. Design is changing and so should the jury: each year, a different group of experts is invited to serve as jurors, bringing with them a fresh perspective.

This is the iF Jury panel 2023