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Samsung Wons 49 iF Design Awards 2017

Samsung Wons 49 iF Design Awards 2017

SEOUL, Korea – 13 March 2017Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that it won 49 iF Design Awards, including one Gold award, at the world-renowned International Forum Design Awards 2017. Thirty-five of the awards were given for superior product design, four for professional concept design, seven for communication design, and three for packaging design.

Samsung received the Gold award for the ArtPC Pulse, a premium desktop computer with advanced expandable modules. The ArtPC Pulse integrates a high-performance PC into a refined cylinder form. It can expand its function with extended modules for HDD storage and a 360-degree speaker in a detachable rotary structure. The award-winning design of the ArtPC Pulse includes minimalist styling on its fully metal body as the buttons and port are all located at the rear of the product.

 

Other iF Design Awards

In addition to the Gold award, Samsung won 34 other iF Design Awards in the product category:

  • Galaxy S7 Series, flagship smartphone designed with 3D forming glass technology to enhance grip
  • Gear S3, smartwatch with an innovative round bezel and spinning UI
  • Galaxy C9 Pro, 6.9mm thickness smartphone with full-metal unibody design, available in China and India
  • SUHD TV KS9500, premium TV with beautiful 360 design, including a floating screen in the front and a delicate real metal line on the back
  • RB38K7998S4 Smart Family Hub refrigerator features a 21.5” LCD touch screen allowing users to manage and see the food in the fridge without having to open the door
  • ActiveWash series touch controls located on the top back, it allows users to look inside the drum from a better viewing angle

Organized by the International Forum Design, the iF Design Awards began in Germany in 1953. Product submissions are based on a comprehensive evaluation of design, material suitability, innovativeness and seven additional categories: Product, Packaging, Communication, Interior Architecture, Professional Concept, Service Design, and Architecture.

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Samsung Wins Big At iF Design Awards 2016

February 29, 2016Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced that it won 38 iF Design Awards, including one Gold award, at the world renowned International Forum Design Awards 2016. Twenty-six of the awards were given for superior product design, eight for communication design, two for concept design, one for package design and one for interior architecture design.

“We are honored to be recognized by the International Forum Design for our excellence in product design,” said BK Yoon, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics and the Head of Corporate Design Center at Samsung. “We will continue to challenge ourselves and develop innovative designs that benefit our consumers based on our deep insights into their needs.”

Samsung received the Gold award for its Serif TV, a result of its focus on design that harmoniously interacts with people’s surrounding environments and naturally blends in with everyday furniture and various household objects. Main features of the Serif TV include: a design that resembles a capital “I” in serif font; a detachable stand, which allows the product to be placed anywhere within the home without standing out; and a fabric cover on the back side of the product, which heightens its beauty from every angle.

 

Samsung Won 26 iF Design Awards For These Products

  • Galaxy S6 & S6 edge: Both smartphones feature a harmonious design of metal and glass parts, and the Galaxy S6 edge features the first dual-edge display on either sides.
  • [adrotate banner=”4″]Gear S2: A smart wearable device with a unique rotating bezel, and an optimized UX for easy operation.
  • Chef Collection Fridge: A refrigerator for the European market, featuring a Kitchen Fit design that seamlessly integrates with the surrounding kitchen furniture without needing additional built-in construction.
  • AddWash Front-load Washing Machine: A washer with a distinctive access door that makes it convenient to add any item during a wash cycle without opening the main washer door.
  • System Air Conditioner 360Cassette: A circular, ceiling-mounted system air conditioner that controls the temperature of the room by providing an even distribution of air across a full 360 degree range.
  • MX3: A3 Multifunction Printer with a 7 inch LCD screen for easy operation.

 

Samsung Also Received 12 iF Design Awards For These Concepts

Following are the key products and concepts:

  • Galaxy Note5 UX: A smartphone UX that allows consumers to write a memo with an S Pen without turning on the screen. Awarded in the communications category.
  • Visual Identity Toolkit: A visual identity toolkit that provides a unified guideline for all digital and printed media of Samsung Printing Solutions. Awarded in the communications category.
  • TV UI (Stripe UI): An intuitive TV user interface that offers consumers a novel experience in navigating media content. Awarded in the professional concept design category.
  • Avengers Package: The Galaxy S6 edge limited edition package inspired by the Avengers. Awarded in the package designs category.
  • Samsung d’light: An exhibition space that provides the Samsung brand experience and showcases Samsung’s latest products and solutions. Awarded in the interior architecture category.

 

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Logitech Honoured with Eight 2016 iF Design Awards

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia. — Feb. 29, 2016 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced that eight of its products have been selected as 2016 iF DESIGN AWARD winners, resulting in five more wins than the year prior.

Of the eight wins, UE ROLL was awarded with an iF Gold Award, the iF DESIGN AWARD’s highest honor. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Logitech products have been recognized by the iF DESIGN AWARDS for innovation and excellence in consumer product design.

 

Logitech 2016 iF DESIGN AWARD Wins

  • Logitech ConferenceCam Connect
  • Logi BLOK Family of Cases for iPad
  • Logitech G29 Driving Force
  • Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480
  • 2015 Logitech Play Collection
  • Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse
  • UE family of speakers including the UE BOOM 2, UE MEGABOOM and iF Gold Award winner UE ROLL.

“What makes this recognition so rewarding is that almost all of our product categories are represented,” said KP Sim, Logitech Country Manager for Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines. “We are committed to amazing design across the board. From Logitech mice to UE speakers, careful attention to design is the company’s focus.”

The iF DESIGN AWARDS honor products based on criteria such as design quality, finish, choice of materials, degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics and aspects of universal design. Recognized as a symbol of design excellence around the world, the iF DESIGN AWARD welcomes more than 5,000 submissions from 70 countries every year, with only 75 products honored yearly as iF Gold Award winners.

 

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