Canon designs recognised with internationally renowned iF Design Awards for 26th consecutive year

SOUTH AFRICA, February 2020—Canon Inc. has announced that eight Canon Group product designs were recognised by iF International Forum Design GmbH with prestigious 2020 iF Design Awards. This year marks Canon’s 26th consecutive year of winning iF Design Awards. Encouraged by the recognition of the Company’s design excellence, Canon will continue striving to realise products that combine the highest levels of performance and design.

iF Design Award 2020 (Product) winners

The EOS R System

The EOS R System Imaging System

PowerShot G5 X Mark II

PowerShot G5 X Mark II Compact digital camera

EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM

EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM

EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM

Super telephoto lenses


XF705 Professional handheld 4K UHD camcorder

Sumire Prime

Sumire Prime Fixed-focal-length cinema lenses for PL mount cameras


OCT-A1 Optical coherence tomography


IVY REC Compact digital camera (INSPiC REC in Japan)

Arizona 1300 series

Arizona 1300 seriesUV flatbed printer (Arizona 1380GT pictured)

Established in 1953, the iF Design Awards are recognised internationally as one of the most prestigious awards within the field of design, with outstanding industrial designs chosen from all over the world each year. This year over 7,200 entries from 56 countries and regions were judged by internationally active design experts across seven disciplines: product, packaging, communication, interior architecture, professional concept, service design and architecture.

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