Nikon India is pleased to announce that COOLPIX A, the first COOLPIX camera to be equipped with a Nikon DX-format CMOS image sensor, and waterproof and shockproof Nikon 1 AW1 advanced camera with interchangeable lenses, are the recipients of iF Product Design Award 2014, globally prestigious industrial product design awards sponsored by International Forum Design GmbH.
The iF Design Awards have been sponsored by iF Industrie Forum Design Hannover e.V. based in Hanover Germany, since 1953. Each year, industrial products exhibiting superior design from around the world are selected as recipients of these prestigious awards, among them the Product Design Awards, Communication Design Awards, and Packaging Awards.
This year, 4,615 products from 55 countries were evaluated in, with the various awards being presented to a total of 1,626 products. In selecting recipients of the iF Product Design Award, product aspects including quality of design, functionality, degree of innovation, simplicity of operation, and branding are considered.