Eindhoven, the Netherlands - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is delighted that 39 products are recognized by the prestigious “Red Dot Awards: Product Design 2014” across its businesses. An overview of all the award-winning Philips designs and the related high resolution images can be found here.
Two Philips products will be awarded “Red Dot: Best of the Best” for highest design quality and groundbreaking design:
|Ambient Experience - IBA Proton Therapy Suite:|
A leader in proton therapy technology, IBA has developed its new compact ProteusOne system enabled with Philips’ Ambient Experience to help enhance the overall experience for oncology patients and staff. Philips and IBA developed a solution that turns a cold, impersonal environment into one that comforts and reassures.
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|DesignLine LED TV 46”, 55” (PDL8908S/12):|
The Philips DesignLine LED TV offers a cinematic viewing experience, with its integrated glass architecture design appearing to be a single sheet of floating glass.
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”The value of design shines through when it helps to turn technological innovation into an engaging product that people can intuitively use and feel an attachment to,” said Sean Carney, Chief Design Officer at Philips. “We know that we can only create meaningful and relevant solutions by having a deep understanding of people’s needs and desires. That is why it is so important that we continuously seek the user’s perspective and anticipate their needs.”
Philips has a creative, iterative, multi-disciplinary approach to design with a people-centric focus. There are over 35 different competencies within the design team ranging from sociologists and anthropologists to interaction designers, user experience architects and industrial designers.
The Red Dot product design competition is now in its 60th year and is one of the world’s largest product design competitions. A Red Dot award is an international seal of quality, creative competence and design excellence. These 39 awards build on the other awards Philips won in the past months, such as the recent 47 iF Design Awards 2014. The Red Dot awards ceremony will take place on 7 July in Essen, Germany.
- 39 Philips products rank among the winners of this year’s Red Dot Award : Product Design
- 2 winners in the category : “Red Dot: Best of the Best”, awarded for highest design quality and groundbreaking design
- 35 winners in the category “ Red Dot” , awarded for high design quality
- 2 winners in the category “Honourable Mention”, awarded to products with excellent detail solutions
- Philips awarded the #1 in the category of Lighting and Lamps because of the many lighting winners over the last couple of years