Philips receives 31 iF design awards 2012

Significant recognition of Philips’ product, material and packaging design

November 8, 2011

Eindhoven, the Netherlands - Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) will receive an exceptional 31 world renowned iF awards for material, packaging and product design. This year it’s for the first time that the iF juries in the areas of material, packaging, product and communications design came together to choose designs that they consider excellent design and can carry an iF design award.



"We continuously challenge ourselves in bringing design innovation from concept to production in order to create designs that are meaningful to people and valuable to business.The 31 products that have now wonan iF design award are a great recognition for our products, the design teams and Philips as a company,” says Sean Carney, Chief Design Officer, Philips Design.



An overview of awarded designs can be found here. 


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iF design awards

As "seal of good design", known throughout the global world of design and beyond, the iF product design award honors outstanding achievements in design. An internationally renowned jury, consisting of 44 design experts, have engaged in a critical discussion and debate to select the winning products. Out of 4,322 entries submitted by 1,605 participants from 48 countries, the jury of the iF product design award has selected their 1218 favorites as the best designs for 2012.


All prize-winning products will be presented at the iF design exhibition in Hanover, Germany from March 6 until the 10th, 2012 and in Hamburg the second half of 2012. On February 10, 2012 the awards ceremony will take place in Munich, Germany where the 100 Gold Award Winners will be announced. More information can be found at


For further information, please contact:

Ange Dunselman
Philips Design / Communications

Tel: +31 (0)62032 4488 or Philips Design Tel: +31 (0)40 2749200



About Royal Philips Electronics
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs over 120,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at