Signify investment in innovation pays off with design awards

    March 14, 2019


    Signify’s investment in innovation pays off with a clutch of lighting design awards


    11 products – from the new Philips Hue app to the Philips GreenPerform Highbay Elite – took prizes from the 66th iF Design Awards in Hamburg


    Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is building on a best-in-class performance in 2018/19 with a haul of accolades from the 2019 iF Design Awards in Hamburg.


    Some 67 international jurors from 20 countries judged 6,400 entries from 50 countries. Signify won one prize in the iF Communications Design category and 10 in the iF Product Design category.


    The wins are a testament to Signify’s design strengths and commitment to be the leading innovator in connected lighting for the Internet of Things (IoT).


    Signify is committed to investing in Design and R&D. Both have an instrumental role in the reshaping its business. During the past five years Signify has reinvented its portfolio, leading the shift from conventional lighting to energy-efficient LED and connected lighting products, systems and services.


    The success of this transformation is evident in the awards, which range from wirelessly networked office lighting, to the new Philips Hue app, which incorporates feedback from users to make it even easier for them to create special ambiances and light their home smarter.


    “Winning awards isn’t simply down to how much we invest in R&D and Design but more about our approach,” said Olivia Qiu, Chief Innovation Officer for Signify. “Our R&D and Design teams work in a truly integrated way and we’re driven by user needs."


    Design isn’t an afterthought to make products look attractive. From the outset it’s part and parcel of every decision we take and shaped by user needs.”

    Olivia Qiu,

    Chief Innovation Officer for Signify


    Full list of Signify iF Design Awards:


    iF Communications Design

    Philips Hue App 3.0

    With improved usability and new features, this app version brings the mass consumer market into the world of connected lighting.


    iF Product Design

    Philips Hue Adore

    Specifically designed for the humidity of the bathroom, the Philips Hue Adore bathroom mirror creates ideal lighting conditions with no unwanted shadows.


    Philips Hue Liane

    The Philips Hue Liane is a white and color wall light that emphasizes the indirect light which influences our mood and behavior.


    Philips Hue Lightstrip Outdoor

    Thin and compact, the Philips Hue Lightstrip Outdoor provides exterior lighting in places that traditional designs can’t reach.


    Philips Hue Play

    The compact and highly versatile Philips Hue Play light bar family enables immersive lighting experiences when watching TV.


    Philips High Lumen Master LEDspot

    Philips High Lumen Master LEDspots are long-lasting, energy-efficient and compatible with most halogen fixtures, minimizing operating and maintenance costs.


    Philips MasterConnect LEDtube

    The Philips MasterConnect LEDtube has 2.4 GHz wireless mesh networking technology that offers a simple way to upgrade to a connected lighting system.


    Philips Ledalite EyeLine

    The thin, modular panels of the Philips Ledalite EyeLine offer a range of direct and indirect light combinations to match any interior.


    Philips SmartBright Road

    The compact and slim Philips SmartBright Road IP65 is a new generation road lamp that is fully optimized to focus on light output.


    Philips TownTune

    This range of urban luminaires offers a variety of modular accessories that lets customers become designers.


    Philips GreenPerform Highbay Elite / Philips CoreLine Highbay

    The new generation Philips GreenPerform Highbay Elite /Philips Coreline Highbay is a lightweight luminaire that uses a compact driver and circular LED board to provide better thermal management.


    Signify became the new company name of Philips Lighting as of May 16, 2018.

    About Signify


    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. With 2018 sales of EUR 6.4 billion, we have approximately 29,000 employees and are present in over 70 countries. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We have been named Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for two years in a row. News from Signify is located at the Newsroom, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Information for investors can be found on the Investor Relations page.

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