Chairs for Active Learning, Campus UP,
won the iF Design Award 2016

OSAKA, Japan, February 8, 2016 – KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (headquarters: Osaka, president & CEO: Hidekuni Kuroda) is pleased to announce that Campus UP, a chair for active learning and developed to support students' various postures and free bodily movements to promote more dynamic, active learning at universities, won the world's prestigious iF Design Award 2016.

Organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH, the iF Design Award is an internationally respected award with a history of more than half a century, which is conferred to industrial products with excellent design around the world. This year, 1,821 products were awarded out of a total of 5,295 product entries from 53 countries.

* Campus UP is a chair for active learning. Developed to support students' various postures and free bodily movements in accordance with different learning scenarios from seminars, practical training, to discussions or sharing. Campus UP promotes more dynamic, active learning at universities.

Award Outline

  • Award name: iF Product Design Award 2016, iF Design Award (Category: Office)
  • Award product: Chairs for active learning, Campus UP.
  • Suggested retail price (unit price before tax): Cantilever leg type (with forward bend) JPY 55,400
  • Release date: June 16, 2014.

Photo: Campus UP

What's iF Design?

Organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover, Germany, the iF Design Award is an internationally respected award established in 1953 with a history of more than half a century. Every year the iF attracts a host of product entries from all over the world. There are 19 product categories, including telecommunications, computers, office, kitchen, household/tableware and medicine/healthcare, etc. Each entry is strictly judged and comprehensively evaluated on design quality, innovativeness, functionality, ergonomics, environmental responsiveness, safety, universal design, and other criteria.

Photo: An example of using Campus UP.

* Product introduction website: http://kokuyo.jp/campusup/

* KOKUYO's website for education space proposals: http://kokuyo.jp/manabi/

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