German design awards presented to Taiwanese designers

Taiwan banknote redesign wins prestigious IF Gold Design Award

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Taiwanese university student wins IF Design Award for the second year in a row.

Taiwanese university student wins IF Design Award for the second year in a row. (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese designers received IF Gold Design Awards Friday evening at the 65th annual IF Design Awards competition in Munich.

A student from Shu-te University in Kaohsiung reimagined Taiwan banknotes. The notes are adorned with intricately drawn details and ferns.


(CNA image)

Compal Electronics was awarded a gold award for their desk lamp, named Lumi, which can be mounted to the wall or placed on a surface, and is hand-operated.

Of the 6,402 objects entered in the competition, 1,218 entries received awards, and only 75 were awarded the IF Gold Award, said CNA.