Apple Watch wins gold in 2015 iF Design Awards: ‘An altogether extraordinary piece of design’

“The Apple Watch isn’t even for sale, yet it’s already won a major award,” Lance Whitney reports for CNET.

“The upcoming smartwatch has been lauded by winning gold in the 2015 iF Design Awards,” Whitney reports. “Given out every year since 1954 by the Germany-based iF International Forum Design, the awards — gold in particular — are considered prestigious honors in the design community as judges must pick the top products from among 2,000 entries and a variety of categories.”

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Apple Watch recognized with the iF DESIGN AWARD 2015, Discipline Product – gold
The idea of combining classic materials such as leather and metal with state-of-the-art technology to create a very individual fashion accessory has resulted in a delightful product offering a holistic user experience. The Apple Watch scores highly for each design detail and is an altogether extraordinary piece of design. For us, it is already an icon.

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6 Comments

    1. Crabapple’s unsolicited judgement is that the dog dish maker’s observation is correct. Mr. Ive is clumsy!
      When Hauwei designers tossed their latest creation to Mr. Ive to examine, seeing what was flying towards him for what it was did not even attempt to catch it in order to take a closer look at it.
      The Hauwei collective had thought that Mr. Ive would have instinctively caught it and then they would have made some form of claim had he done so. Mr. Ive’s acute sense of design detected flying shit hence the lack of a reaction to the, ‘whatever it was’ flying towards him.

  1. I thought I was going to be one of those people who was going to hold out until Apple Watch 2, because I don’t really need the Apple Watch, having every other Apple Device, but when it really comes down to it, resistance is futile.

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