Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, announced today that seven Canon designs were recognised by iF International Forum Design GmbH and received prestigious 2016 iF Design Awards. Notably, Canon’s XC10 4K camcorder was selected for the iF Gold Product Design Award 2016, the highest honour in the product category.
iF Design Awards went to the EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R digital SLR cameras, the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra wide-angle zoom lens, the EOS M3 Compact System Camera, the PowerShot G3 X superzoom camera, the PIXMA MX490 Series inkjet printer and the i-SENSYS MF220/210 Series laser multifunction printers.
Established in 1953, the iF Design Awards are recognised as one of the most respected awards within the field of design. This year, 5,295 entries from 53 countries and regions were judged by internationally renowned design experts across seven categories. These included product, packaging, communication, interior architecture, architecture, service design and professional concept.
This year marks Canon’s 22nd consecutive year of winning iF Design Awards. Encouraged by the recognition of the company’s design excellence, Canon will continue striving to realise products that combine the highest levels of performance and design.