Samsung Electronics, announced that it won 55 awards at the world-renowned International Forum (iF) Design Award 2018. The company claimed 40 awards for superior product design, five for professional concept design, eight for communication design, one for packaging design and one for service design.
Organised by the iF International Forum Design GmbH, the iF Design Award contest is one of the world's top three design contests. The South Korean tech giant said, “this year’s achievement of 55 awards,… is Samsung’s greatest yet, since first participating in the iF Design Award in 1996.”
The company’s award-winning products at this year’s iF Design Award include include the Modernist Column Refrigerator which is a super-premium built-in column-type refrigerator. It features 3DLighting, which illuminates the elegant all-stainless-steel interiors, and intuitive functions such as the dual door-mounted cameras, Push-To-Open Door assist, and waist-high Hidden Touch Control Panel. Precise Cooling technology with two evaporators also ensures the freshest ingredients.
Samsung also received an award for its CHG90 QLED gaming monitor, a super ultra-wide 49-inch 32:9 screen with 1800R curvature, which is equivalent to two 16:9 monitors side by side, generates an exceptionally engaging gaming experience. The monitor can be tilted up and down or adjusted left or right for optimal usability. Further, the monitor boasts Gamer-friendly features, such as shortcut keys that can save personal settings in each of the gaming screens.
Also, besides the company's wireless charger - the Samsung Power, which is a convertible and battery pack designed as a companion device for the Galaxy, the tech major's Odyssey also won an award. "The gaming desktop offers a clean and fresh approach to gaming with a keyboard and mouse," the company said. “The Odyssey mechanical keyboard is designed for serious gamers, with ideally angled cherry keys for optimum quick-fire responsiveness.” Likewise, Odyssey's gaming mouse includes ambidextrous detachable wings catering to various gaming styles, and to the size of hand by each user.
In addition to the four gold awards, 50 other iF Design Award recognised Samsung’s products including Galaxy S8 & S8+, Galaxy Note 8, The Frame, QLED TV Q9, 36-inch French Door Built-in Refrigerator, and POWERstick PRO.