Acer's Biggest Wins in the 2024 iF Design Award

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edited June 11 in Design

The iF Design Award is a globally recognized design award given to the best designs by architects and companies worldwide. iF Design was founded in 1953, and the first iF Design Award was awarded the following year. Every year, thousands of applicants submit their designs for evaluation by independent design experts for a chance to win the prestigious award. These experts conduct a meticulous two-stage selection process, awarding only the highest-quality designs. Over 10,000 submissions from 70 countries competed for a chance to win the iF Design Award 2024, emphasizing the significance of this esteemed award. This year, Acer’s outstanding design efforts were recognized by iF Design, marking another successful year for its innovations. 

Why enter the iF Design Awards? 

Winning the iF Design Award signifies that products adhere to specific quality and excellence standards, and is a huge achievement for winners and runners-up. Design disciplines and categories include product design, packaging design, communication design, interior architecture, user experience (UX), and user interface (UI). Judges consider each product design's idea, form, function, and differentiation during the assessment process. Entering the iF Design Awards has many benefits for companies, including:  

  • Validation: Excellence deserves recognition, and there is no better way to recognize an outstanding design team than with an iF Design Award. Receiving the award confirms great work and can help motivate staff further.
  • Differentiation: With globalization comes increased competition, and companies constantly look for ways to make their products stand out. Entering the iF Design Awards helps differentiate companies from competitors and allows them to receive feedback from internationally renowned design professionals. 
  • PR and marketing opportunities: Entering the awards is a unique opportunity for companies to promote their products and designs. Companies can publish blog articles or social media posts to generate interest from potential customers. Moreover, iF Design will also promote products among the design community, online and in print, helping to spread the word about excellent designs.  
  • Product protection: Being part of the iF Design Awards adds an extra layer of protection for companies and sends a strong message to the design community about who pioneered a particular product.  

Acer and the iF Design Awards 

Acer has a long history of receiving iF Design Awards thanks to its excellent design skills and environmentally conscious packaging. Acer has previously achieved 82 iF awards, with design ranking awards including Top 10 Consumer Products Packaging, Top 50 Inhouse Design Teams, Top 3 Taiwan, and Top 50 Asia. Out of 7,236 contenders, Acer is currently placed in the top 50 companies in the global iF Design Rankings between 2020 and 2024.

Which Acer products won an iF Design Award in 2024?  

2024 was another successful year for Acer’s innovations after they received multiple iF Design Awards. Winning products include:

Here is an in-depth look at two Acer products that received awards this year. 

1. Revo Box

With 13th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, and dual channel DDR4, the Acer Revo Box Mini PC is a sleek and versatile device with impressive performance power. At just 0.95 L small form factor, it is less bulky than traditional desktop computers and is perfect for fitting into compact office spaces or home spaces. The Revo Box mounts easily behind any VESA-compatible display and features an optional patented rotatable VESA mount kit for a clutter-free setup. Users can enjoy maximum screen real estate with triple-display support and a rear USB-C supporting up to 8K resolution.

2. Predator Helios Neo 16

The Predator Helios Neo 16 perfectly balances outstanding components and cutting-edge technology for a smooth gaming experience. The 16-inch laptop engages users with unique encrypted codes or futuristic graphics, beckoning gamers to unearth, unravel, and decipher. It features a neon-lit futuristic design and customized lighting on the keyboard and logo. The device is powered by 14th-generation Intel® Core™ Processors and includes NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 40 Series Laptop GPUs to deliver lightning-fast performance and incredible AI-powered graphics.

Conclusion

The iF Design Awards are a world-renowned mark of design quality and excellence. Entering the design competition lets companies enjoy marketing and PR opportunities and sets them apart from competitors. It also provides access to exclusive feedback from design experts worldwide. With 82 awards to date, Acer products are long-standing receivers of iF design awards, confirming their innovative and creative designs.

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Jeni is a translator and writer based in Taiwan. She is passionate about business development and loves helping companies enter international markets. She is fluent in English, German, and Mandarin Chinese, and combines these with her industry experience to provide practical market entry solutions.

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