13.04.2021 - WALKOLUTION has won this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD and is therefore one of the award winners of the worldwide renowned design label. WALKOLUTION was awarded in the discipline Product and subcategory Office. The iF DESIGN AWARD is awarded once a year by the world’s oldest independent design institution, iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover, Germany.
WALKOLUTION was able to convince the 98-member independent international jury of experts of the potential of the WORK AND WALK concept. The number of applicants was large: the jurors had to award the coveted seal of approval from among almost 10,000 submissions from 52 countries.
Further information about WALKOLUTION can be found under “Winners” in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.
The award comes just a few months after Walkolution received the prestigious German Design Award 2021 and the International Design Award in Gold.
Walkolution GmbH is a German-based company with subsidiaries in the USA and Norway that is developing a revolutionary treadmill for use at work. The company’s vision is a world where everyone can work in a healthy and active way, instead of being forced into a sedentary lifestyle that poses high long-term risks to physical and mental health. Launched in 2019, the silent and motorless WALKOLUTION treadmill is already used by customers in over 40 countries worldwide. WALKOLUTION‘s proprietary technology is protected by international patents and the company is backed by leading investors, such as Norway based Katapult Group.
Co-founded by Eric Söhngen and Frank Ackermann, Walkolution concepts are based on scientific research and sustainable manufacturing philosophy. All products are engineered and crafted at Walkolution´s eco-certified high-tech facility in Bavaria, Germany.
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About the iF Design Award:
Since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been a globally recognized hallmark when it comes to design excellence. The iF Design brand is internationally established as a symbol of design excellence. The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It honors design achievements in all disciplines: product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior design, as well as professional concept, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI). All award-winning entries are presented in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE and published in the iF design app.
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