10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

iF design award 2021 goes rough and heavy with some of the most wild-looking machines, from meat processors and metal 3D printers to toxic gas monitors and movie-like excavators. including three prestigious gold winners, the competition platform shines light on projects from more than 40 countries, amongst thousands of submissions. the designs, fueled from inspiring ideas, prove the significance of technology’s various functions in the industry. when needed to carry specific work processes and functions, the machine’s role is elevated to improve routine, safety as well as increase production rates.

 

 

the 10 iF design award 2021 winners picked by designboom fuel every machinist’s fantasy of turning any activity into an organized system of opportunities.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: nilo project
brand: rodríguez lópez auto S.L.U
designers: josep guzmán escarré, jordi noguera botella
award: iF gold award

 

 

 

designed to facilitate the mobility and functionality of healthcare personel, the spanish product ‘nilo ambulance’ provides an intuitive and safe workspace. with a large storage capacity and a refined concept, the practical interior also ensures great comfort both for the patient as well as the staff. the futuristic looking project that complies with the european regulation as a type C ambulance, is manufactured in visually unifying lines with new-generation materials suitable for emergency medical work.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: concept-x
brand: doosan infracore
award: iF gold award

 

 

 

‘concept-x’ under the discipline ‘professional concept’ marks the second gold winner in our list. the all-in-one excavator, wheel loader and dump truck by south korean brand doosan is the ultimate problem solver on any construction site. adjusted by a control center, the flagship model minimizes human intervention where risk factors exist. as a result, a safe, efficient work environment can be achieved while maintenance costs are limited.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: concept 808
brand: bekum maschinenfabriken gmbh
designers: design tech

 

 

 

reduced energy consumption, low space requirements, good accessibility and short setup times; german ‘concept 808’ does it all. in a contemporary color scheme and minimalistic aesthetic features, the blow molding machine underlines the values of the bekum brand, whilst introducing improved ergonomics and better functionality. Its yellow beveled surfaces and lightly tinted windows highlight high innovative strength and creativity.10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: axia
brand: grupo nicolás correa
designers: nacar studio s.l
award: iF gold award

 

 

 

precise milling system ‘axia’ stands out for its engineering details and ability to carry out from the simplest to the most complex machining task. designed to be reliable and to quickly accomplish any request, the spanish project blends in well within any industrial context thanks to its manufactured aesthetic form and quality.10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: valtra g135
brand: valtra inc.
designers: kimmo wihinen, arto riimala, eerikki ahonen, samu karjalainen, henri hokkanen

 

 

 

finnish ‘valtra g135’ is evidently a funky-looking tractor. in popping blue and black, the slanted hood and large roof windows ensure outstanding visibility and agility as the machine runs on 100% renewable fuel, making it a world’s first. every detail down to the aluminum steps is designed to guarantee maximum safety in muddy conditions, which have proved to be the most accident-prone environments.

 

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: honeywell vertex edge
brand: honeywell experience design

 

 

 

mainly used in silicon wafer foundries, toxic gas monitoring system ‘honeywell vertex’ edge can detect the slightest level of the harmful substance. specifically, the device continually draws air from up to 72 source points and passes it through patented detection technology warning the workers if a leak is present. thanks to its small footprint, vertex can fit into any compact environment, while its 25-year lifetime guarantees easy operation, quick service and reliability.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: metalquimia signature
brand: METALQUIMIA
designers: andreu carulla industrial design (ACID)

 

 

 

made from 100% stainless steel as dictated by food safety standards, spanish meat processor ‘metalquimia signature’ ensures greater hygiene and reduced contamination risks. the integrated spray meat injector, massager and stuffer substitute traditional handles with simple grooves, eliminating the angled planes of older versions. the device is driven by functionality and cutting-edge technology defined by clean-cut geometry.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: accuriopress c14000 / c12000
brand: konica minolta, inc.
designers: hirohisa miyazaki, kaoru honjo, tomonari asai, takako hahayashi

 

 

 

flagship production system ‘accuriopress’ series closes the gap between digital and offset quality in the commercial printing industry. the japanese design characterized by advanced automation and outstanding quality supports a range of media from embossed paper to envelopes. as it provides businesses with a wealth of opportunities increased efficiency, reduced costs, time and labor are guaranteed.

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: ACG_karton x
brand: ACG pampac
designers: designship gmbh

 

 

 

german machine ‘ACG_karton x’ represents a new generation of pharmaceutical packaging, placing a premium on quality and compliance. equipped with a high-speed carton opener -300 per minute- the device boasts precise and optimal ergonomic handling. its capability to pack blisters, bottles, tubes, vials or ampoules paired with an easy-to-clean innovative design promise any user efficient and quick packaging.10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist's dreams

name: infinity
brand: O.R. lasertechnolgie gmbh
designers: andré stocker design

 

 

 

with an interface particularly developed for monitoring arranged status indications and adjusting various parameters at any time, 3D metal printer ‘infinity’ makes the difference. the german design allows for separate trolleys to be wheeled in, either as a powder tank or build area, all thanks to its step-by-step interface. modern looking both in hardware and software, the printer can handle component sizes of up to 50x50x50cm.

 

 

together with designboom, iF design award announces the winners for the theme rough and heavy industrial innovations! almost 10,000 entries were expertly reviewed and narrowed down by an international jury, including 75 products and projects earning the prestigious iF gold award. our ongoing collaboration highlights creative, thematic, efficient and practical ideas. to see the full set of winners from iF design award 2021, visit here.

 

 

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