Five new hansgrohe products win the iF DESIGN AWARD

At the iF DESIGN AWARDS 2018, five of the coveted iF trophies go to new products from hansgrohe. These awards by the international jury of experts are a huge compliment to the design of the premium brand. This year’s awards went to bathroom and kitchen products, all of which feature innovative design.

*Please note that not all products mentioned on this page are available in the South African assortment. 

Our award-winning products 2018

The iF DESIGN AWARD is presented once a year by the world's oldest independent design institution: the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover. hansgrohe products have been awarded the coveted seal of quality for 40 years. In 2018 the following new products received the coveted trophy:

  • C51-F450-06 sink combi unit 450
    hansgrohe sink combi units are starting a minor revolution in the use of water. Perfectly coordinated combinations of sink, tap and sBox, they make working in the kitchen considerably easier.
  • Overhead shower E with ceiling connector
    Showering indulgence in geometrical design: the square-shaped design and high-quality chrome and glass surfaces make the Raindance E shower range an eye-catching feature in modern bathrooms. The overhead shower offers showering indulgence on a grand scale. 
  • Raindance E Unica shower sets
    An elegant duo for a personalised shower experience: the flat Unica E shower rail holds the convenient Raindance Select S hand shower securely, wherever and however you want. With a self-retaining, height-adjustable, rotatable and tiltable shower support. 
  • Raindance E Showerpipes
    These shower systems offer the advantages of shower set plus thermostatic mixer in one product. Since it is easy to install on existing connections, this combination is an excellent choice for bathroom renovations.
  • ShowerTablets
    The hansgrohe ShowerTablet combines the comfort of a thermostatic shower mixer with a spacious shelf, up to 600 mm wide. Here, the quadratic design of Raindance E can also be found in the front, which is made of safety glass.

“We are very pleased that our products have been distinguished with the iF DESIGN AWARD, once again validating our design philosophy. In collaboration with renowned designers, we focus on delivering the very best in product quality, on successful product design, and above all, on providing optimum benefits to the customer,” said Jan Heisterhagen, Vice President of Product Management at Hansgrohe SE. The company will present a selection of the winning products at its trade fair stand during the SHK in Essen, from 6 to 9 March 2018.


hansgrohe 2018: innovative all along the line

Experts in outstanding design achievements

For 65 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been a globally recognised arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design achievements. The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the world’s most prestigious design awards. Submissions are awarded for design achievements in all disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design/UX, Architecture and Interior Design as well as Professional Concept. Every year, a jury of 63 independent international experts examines a large number of applications. For the latest competition, the jurors had to choose products from a field of 6,400 entries from 54 countries. In categories such as design quality, workmanship, innovation, environmental compatibility and functionality.

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