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AC charging cables are winners of iF Design Award 2019


The AC charging cables from Phoenix Contact have won the iF Design Award

[5122] This is the second time, the new generation of AC charging cables from Phoenix Contact have been awarded a renowned design prize: after receiving the German Design Award 2019 in October 2018, they have now been awarded the iF Design Award.

The charging cables for electric vehicles and charging stations were award a prize in the Automobiles/Vehicles category within the Product sector. The iF Design Award is awarded once a year by the world's oldest independent design institution – the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover, Germany.

During the development of the new range of AC charging cables in collaboration with professional designer Stephan Gahlow from Hamburg, a conscious effort was made to focus on achieving an ergonomic and attractive design, a modern style with a two-colored appealing appearance, along with using robust and top-quality materials. The AC charging cable convinced the jury of 67 international experts with these outstanding product characteristics. There were a large number of submissions: The members of the jury had to award the coveted seal of quality to one of 6375 entries from 52 countries.

For the last 66 years, the iF Design Award has been a globally recognized trademark that stands for excellent design. The iF trademark is an internationally-established symbol for outstanding design. The iF Design Award is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It awards design achievements in all sectors: Product, packaging, communication and service design/UX, architecture and interior design, and professional concepts.

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