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BC1 Open Benchtable Receives (Actual) iF DESIGN AWARD

A couple of months ago we posted an official news piece declaring that the BC1 Open Benchtable had received the award for Computer Product Design 2017 from the iF DESIGN group. It was a great moment, to have official recognition from a prestigious group such as the iF Design Forum, a group made up of 58 of the world’s leading international design experts. Today we follow up with a few pictures of the award, which has now arrived at our office in Taipei – in actual physical form.

It’s great to win an award for creating a product that breaks the mold in terms of design and innovation, but it’s even more rewarding when one day you actually receive the award itself in a box in the mail. The award will soon by adorning the wall of our office – a permanent reminder of what can be achieved with the right combination of hard work, determination and a fearless willingness to try and create something new. Above is a shot of the actual award after we opened up the package that arrived at the office, below you can see the packaging that it came in:


For over 60 years the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concepts. All awarded entries are featured on the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg.

You can learn more details about the iF DESIGN AWARD here with our official news announcement.