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IF Design Award 2017 GOLD

XUE brand and Design Hans Sandgren Jakobsen won an iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 GOLD

Hans Sandgre Jakobensen Design and The Fifthe Season Furniture(Beijing)  was a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD GOLD, a world-renowned design prize. The winning product, 3D veneer chair “Daisy”, won in the discipline in the Home Furniture category. 3D veneer product is the new opportunity, allowing the designers to design forms that fit the human organic form. The chair’s shell supports in all the right places – it gives a feeling of sitting in a flower. The Daisy chair takes the utilization of 3D veneer to new extremes. Just search facilities of the materials’ potential and the technical limits – in this case the limit for how depth a seat can be, combined with armrests in 3D veneer in one piece – that is very exciting!!  Moreover, with its latest technology innovation-one time shaping for thick leather to 3D veneer shell, the Daisy chair reaches the successes in terms of design, technology and comfort.

With unique ergonomic design and made with 3D veneer, Daisy chair won over the 58-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world.

The competition was intense: over 5,500 entries were submitted from 59 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality.


Since over 60 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concepts.