Samsung Electronics announced that within the international prize of the International Forum Design Award 2018, its products received as many as 55 design awards, including four gold ones, which are the most prestigious. This is the best result of the South Korean giant for all 22 years of participation in the award. 40 awards were given for product design, 5 for professional concept design and 8 for communication design and packaging and service design.
“Samsung is committed to a deeper understanding of user needs to continue to create products that make our customers ‘lives brighter and better,” said Dae Lee, executive vice president and head of Samsung Electronics’ corporate design center.
The Gold Award was given to the Refrigerator Modernist Column Refrigerator, the game QLED monitor CHG90, the gaming PC The Odyssey and the external battery Samsung Power.
Modernist Column Refrigerator is a built-in “column” refrigerator. The steel-finished chamber is equipped with 3D Lighting backlighting. The device has a number of functions, such as a double camera on the door and the ability to open the refrigerator with a single tap and the control panel Hidden Touch, located at the level of the belt.
The QGED QGED monitor CHG90 has a 49-inch screen with a 32: 9 aspect ratio and a 1800R bend and is equal in width to two standard 16: 9 monitors, providing a complete immersion in the gameplay. A sturdy frame and monitor stand allow you to tilt the display up or down, left or right for optimal use. Special functions for gamers are supported, such as the ability to save personal settings on shortcut buttons, which provides an additional advantage in multiplayer games.
Samsung The Odyssey is a compact and powerful gaming desktop computer. The unique shape and optimized cooling system make The Odyssey the flagship desktop gaming computer of the new generation. The proprietary mechanical keyboard The Odyssey is designed for professional gamers, and the keys with the “Cherry” switches are precisely matched to each other, allowing you to react instantly. Complete with the game mouse The Odyssey supplied suitable for both hands “wings” for different styles of the game.
The Samsung Power battery was designed specifically for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The device can act as a vertical or horizontal stand for the smartphone, allowing you to watch multimedia content or make video calls. A special pillow protects the gadget from external damages or vibrations of the phone and provides a stable position for charging. A portable charger can be carried around with a compact size, curved edges and a non-slip surface that feels like a skin. The rubber strap attached to the top of the case allows you to carry Samsung Power in your hand and reduces the risk of dropping the battery.
In addition to the four gold awards, other Samsung products have also won the iF Design award, including Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus and Galaxy Note8 smartphones, The Frame TV, QLED TV Q9, a 36-inch French Door Built-in Refrigerator and a vacuum cleaner