The Auping Noa bed is winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, the world-renowned design award. Auping Noa won in the discipline ‘Product’ in the ‘Bedroom furniture’ category. The iF Design Award is organized annually by the world’s oldest independent design institution, the iF International Forum Design GmbH In Hannover, Germany. Ever since 1954, the iF Design Award has honored outstanding design and its relevance for business and everyday life with one of the most important quality seals in the world.
Auping Noa won over the 132-member jury [made up of independent design experts from all over the world] with its simple shapes, clever details and natural materials, the bed is a modern, sustainable interpretation of classic Scandinavian design. The jury appreciated the looks of Noa as well as the way it is made. The competition was intense: almost 11,000 entries were submitted from 57 countries.
“I am very honored that Auping Noa is awarded with the iF Design Award 2022. It is one of the most important design awards in the world. Congratulations to the entire Auping team - you believed in Noa and worked hard to make an impeccable realization of my design vision. Designing Noa for Auping has been a fantastic experience. I appreciate that Auping never compromises when it comes to quality, design and sustainability.” Eva Harlou, designer of the Auping Noa bed.
Auping Noa is a graceful bed made of very solid beechwood with oak veneer. It has an airy design and is guaranteed to look beautiful in every bedroom. With its simple shapes, clever details and natural materials, the bed is a modern, sustainable interpretation of classic Scandinavian design. Noa is designed by the Danish architect and designer Eva Harlou who graduated from the Aarhus School of Architecture in 2003. Her Scandinavian eye for shapes, functionality and beauty is reflected in all her designs.
Since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for excellent design. The iF Design brand is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It honors design achievements in all disciplines: product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior architecture as well as professional concept, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI). All award-winning entries are featured on www.ifdesign.com. Find the Auping Noa winners page at ifdesign.com here.