Aficio SP 100 Black & White Laser Printer Wins German “iF Product Design Award 2013”
LONDON, 16 January 2013 -- Ricoh’s Aficio SP 100 B/W laser printer has won the “iF Product Design Award” at the “iF Design Award 2013.” This prestigious annual international design award ceremony is held by iF International Forum Design GmbH of Hanover, Germany.
The iF Design Award is a leading design award that has been presented by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953 to industrial products from all over the world that display superior design. Each year there are many applicants for this award. The winning products are selected from among four categories: “product,” “communication,” “material”, and “packaging.” Winners are highly regarded as providing products with a superior design that is recognised internationally. One of these awards, the “iF Product Design Award” evaluates superior originality and innovation in design, and considers the functional aspects of the product, including ease of use, quality and environmental performance.
Aficio SP 100
The Aficio SP 100 is a compact A4-sized B/W laser printer that can be set up on an individual desk. Delivering performance for office work in SOHO and small- and medium-sized business settings, it is currently available throughout Europe, North America, and Asian countries, mainly China.
By emphasising “White” to produce a sense of compactness and adjusting the black colour scheme by developing a folding paper-feeding component, the design reduces the impression of mass, resulting in a slim look. You can find out about other design considerations at: http://www.ricoh.com/about/company/design/designer/003.html
Official website of the iF Design Awards
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