Philips nets 39 prestigious 2013 iF design awards

Lighting, Healthcare, and Consumer Lifestyle all win accolades for outstanding designs

December 11, 2012

Eindhoven, The Netherlands - Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) has scooped an unprecedented 39 awards from iF, one of the most influential design competitions in the world. The internationally renowned jury rewarded products from across all sectors of Philips.


Ten stylish lighting designs picked up awards for Product Design, while three went to healthcare innovations. Consumer Lifestyle products netted the bulk of the awards, with six going to personal care, five to kitchen appliances, two to ingenious garment care designs, and 11 to new entertainment products. Philips also picked up two iF Communication Design awards for the InSight app and the OLED LivingSculptures Online Configurator. See the overview of all the award-winning Philips designs for more details and images.


"Winning an iF is an instant seal of approval from one of the most prestigious awards around," says Sean Carney, Chief Design Officer of Philips. "Winning 39 is a clear sign that our design teams know how to make some of the most desirable and high quality products in the world."

The iF awards ceremony will take place on February 22, 2013 in Munich, Germany, where 75 iF Gold winners will be announced.

The overview of the award-winning Philips designs can be found  here.
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About the iF awards
Now in its 60th year, the iF seal of good design is independent and well known throughout the global world of design and beyond, honor outstanding achievements in product, communication, and packaging design. An internationally renowned jury of 49 experts chose winners from 4,352 entries submitted by 1,920 participants from 51 countries. The awards ceremony will take place on February 22, 2013 in Munich, Germany, where 75 gold iF 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 27 49200


About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2011 sales of EUR 22.6 billion and employs approximately 121,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming, home and portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at