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Golden Evening for hansgrohe: Rainfinity Wins iF DESIGN AWARD 2019

iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 presented in Munich
Schiltach/Munich, March 2019. Highest award for outstanding design: hansgrohe was presented with the iF gold award at the iF DESIGN AWARD ceremony in Munich on March 15, 2019, for its new Rainfinity shower range. The jury’s statement about Rainfinity: “The Rainfinity shower range combines excellent craftsmanship with consistent proportions and an impressive mix of materials. With its contrasting black and white, hansgrohe offers an outstanding alternative to the characteristic chrome look of conventional taps.”

66 Winners were selected from among 6,375 submissions by an independent, international jury of experts and presented with the golden iF label for extraordinary design. “We’re especially proud that Rainfinity won the iF gold award because hansgrohe creates new accents in the bathroom with Rainfinity. It’s the shower range for discerning wellness and design enthusiasts,” explains Marc André Palm, Head of Global Brand Marketing for hansgrohe.

The Hansgrohe Group, to which both the hansgrohe and AXOR brand belong, received a total of eight awards. “Once again, these eight iF DESIGN AWARDS are a huge confirmation of our design goal of always combining the aesthetic design of a product with quality, ease of use, and real customer benefits,” says Olivier Sogno, Vice President of Marketing at Hansgrohe SE.

Showering from a Whole New Perspective

Thanks to its overall composition of innovative technology, stylish design, and superior quality, Rainfinity opens up a new dimension of showering. With its concave shape and innovative wall connection, which makes the conventional shower arm superfluous, Rainfinity is nothing short of a trendsetter. The modern surface in elegant, matte white and the contemporary graphite of the simply structured jet disc are a visual highlight in the bathroom.

Rainfinity is a head shower that envelops the entire body from head to toe in water. But thanks to the innovative wall connection, the head can also be protected from the spray, as the tilt of the head shower can be adjusted between 10 and 30 degrees, thus guaranteeing a comfortable showering position that, if desired, keeps your face and hair dry. The shower experience is further enhanced by the slightly concave spray surface and the irregular arrangement of the jet disc holes. This combination ensures that the spray of water isn’t limited to the head and shoulders as usual, but softly envelops the body with water.


The iF DESIGN AWARD has been a globally acknowledged trademark for extraordinary design for more than 60 years. The iF brand is well established internationally as a symbol for outstanding services. The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design awards in the world, honoring design services across all disciplines: product, packaging, communication, and service design/UX, architecture, interior design, and professional concepts. All of the awarded submissions are presented in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, published in the iF design app, and displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg.

Additional information about hansgrohe Rainfinity can be found at

About hansgrohe

hansgrohe stands for innovative solutions for kitchens and bathrooms that combine intelligent functionality, outstanding design, and enduring quality. Based in Germany’s Black Forest region, the internationally active Hansgrohe Group sells premium products for showers, shower systems, bathroom and kitchen taps, and kitchen sinks under the hansgrohe brand. hansgrohe has represented great moments with water since 1901. With its many award-winning products, this traditional brand shapes the flow of water in the kitchen and the bathroom. Because this is where people spend the time they treasure most and experience precious moments in the interaction with water. hansgrohe stands for Smart Living applications that enrich people’s everyday lives and offer them more functionality and safety in their homes.

hansgrohe. Meet the Beauty of Water.


Laura Dietrich
PR Manager hansgrohe Brand