This is the 22nd year that IHA invites young designers to rethink home products.
Now in its 22th year, IHA’s program is hailed as a model for other student competitions and is recognized by the design profession for its contribution to education. Over the years, more than 4,000 college students have entered and 125 winners have launched their careers at the International Home + Housewares Show. More than 160 industry professionals have served as judges. Past winners have become entrepreneurs, educators, and design managers for consumer products companies or retailers. IHA is proud of this program’s impact on the lives of young designers and its influence in building design’s importance in the housewares market.
Winning students meet the industry in Chicago at the International Home + Housewares Show. Hear from past winners what it meant for them:
Testimonials from Previous Winners >