IF Design Award
The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. For 65 years, designers and manufacturers have strived to win the internationally renowned iF label for design. Winning an iF DESIGN AWARD is a seal of quality for exceptional design and outstanding services. For consumers and users, it is a symbol they can trust.
IF Award winners
LX700 digital piano
Drawing on 45 years of technical innovation, the Roland LX700 series offers aspiring players the ultimate digital piano. The Hybrid Grand Keyboard made of wood and molded material offers a longer keyboard, giving the player much greater control of the sound. Using a traditional upright piano as the design motif, the elegant, contemporary design ensures that the LX700 series looks as good as it plays.
The international iF jury said the following: “Hats off to Twickto for designing this construction toy that takes simplicity to a new level. The challenge is to use the few intelligent components to build very concrete toys. It stimulates creative thinking by using a systematic approach in the design of the parts.“
Battery operated tensioner
The award-winning Cordstrap CBT35 Battery Tensioner provides consistent tension to composite strapping. The combination of a unique ergonomic design with ease of use allows for productivity increases up to 38%.
An eye-catching 3D effect is the result of this flowing movement. The complete system was developed by GBO Innovation makers in close cooperation with the Jasno innovation team, resulting in an IF award winning product range for 2016. Of special interest is the child safety feature incorporated in the hanger.
Swings: vertical louver blinds with a twist! Via a single operating chain, the louvers can be set in motion alternately.
IPC + Monitor
‘The design brief was to reinforce that Omron PC technology can be trusted in industrial environments. Therefore it was very important to create a design that conveys both reliability and superior PC technology. ‘Our team worked closely together with the team of designers and engineers of GBO Innovation makers to come to this great result’, says Michel Min (Global Marketing Manager IPC Omron).
Fancom produces automation systems for intensive farming. The Lumina control and operating units show the well-being of the animals at a glance. The green glow at the bottom shows the system status, while the smart software allows the operator to adjust the controls with his smartphone. The touchscreen is a novelty in this market.
An attractive, innovative drawer box with five colorful drawers made of premium-quality plastics. The slender colored lines serve as organization and orientation aids when the drawer fronts are closed. The drawers open smoothly and soundlessly and they all contain a drawer stop. The drawers hold documents in formats DIN A4, C4, folio and letter size. The box comes with printable labels for windows and EDP-printing. The drawers are stackable and come with non-slip plastic feet.
Introducing the updated version of its Spectrolab metal analyzer, which incorporates several improvements, and, in several instances, achieves better detection limits than its predecessor version. The instrument is especially well suited for use in quality management applications and for material analysis for incoming and outgoing controls.
The Moccona instant coffee jar is a premium packaging concept for instant coffee markets. In some markets, instant coffee is rated higher than conventional ground coffee. The shrink sleeved jar features premium elements such as silver trim, a quality seal, and material thickness. The view into the jar is restricted by the black sleeve, only granting a peek at the coffee granules and emphasizing the depth of field effect.
The development of this trailer focused on the safety of the horse and user. Female users were kept in mind with an improved loading process. Head space and window size was increased, and the entrance height grew by 7 cm. The traverse structures at the rear were enclosed to prevent panicking horses from breaking their legs. While reducing the overall weight of this trailer by 10%, rigidity was increased by 20% – a major factor for the comfort of the horse.
The elemenT pendant, finished in 8-mm thick seamless Hi-Macs, appeals as a geometrical sculpture, providing a subtle downward glow combined with effective up-light. The elemenT family has been designed with the latest lighting techniques to offer future lighting ideas for premium architectural environments.
PU ErgoCap – effective and efficient design. The PU ErgoCap is a multifunctional cap that focuses on ease of handling, which differentiates illbruck’s PU cans from others. The cap integrates the trigger and straw ready to use. No extra handling is needed anymore by the end-user to activate the product.