A product’s utility is only as good as its design. If it’s not intuitive, or simply doesn’t look good, it’s not going to catch on. Since 1953, the iF International Forum Design, based in Hanover, Germany, has celebrated the best in product design with the annual iF Design Awards. More than recognizing accomplishments to date, the awards signal the future of product aesthetics and functionality — on scales as grand as architecture and interiors, and as small as countertop appliances or watches. Below, find a selection of our favorite cooking tools and tableware honored with iF Design Awards this year, and catch a glimpse of the kitchen of the future.

Leo Herb Cutter Set by BergHOFF Learn More

Countertop Induction Oven by Panasonic Learn More

Catalyst Fermentation System by Craft a Brew Learn More

Expert by Nespresso Learn More

Viva Collection Pasta and Noodle Maker by Phillips Learn More

Studio Table BBQ by BergHOFF Learn More

Chopstick Cage by Rapaq Learn More

The Prep, Rolling Mortar by JIA Inc. Learn More

Sus Casting Pot by L’Hirondelle Learn More

Viva Collection Toaster by Phillips Learn More

MiJia Bluetooth-Enabled Induction Rice Cooker by Xiaomi Learn More

Ono Tableware by Thomas Learn More
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