Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 31st January 2018 – Segway-Ninebot is a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned design prize. The winning product, the Ninebot KickScooter, won in the discipline Product, in the Sports / Outdoors / Bicycles category. Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD.
The Ninebot KickScooter won over the 63-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world. The jury praised the KickScooter because of its sleek premium aluminum design combined with the smart connection with the Segway-Ninebot app and the ability to customize your KickScooter with various riding modes and expanding range and speed with optional battery. The competition was intense: over 6,400 entries were submitted from 54 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality.
More information about the Ninebot KickScooter can be found here and in the “Design Excellence” section of the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.
Segway-Ninebot is moving in a brand new and exciting direction. For years, you’ve known us as the world leader in commercial-grade, electric, self-balancing personal transportation. After Ninebot strategically merged with Segway, we reevaluated our product lines, as well as target markets, and made some bold changes. We’re now also applying our world-renowned intellectual property to consumer products, with a sharp focus on transportation for lifestyle and recreational riders, and not looking back. For more information, please visit www.segway.com.
About the iF DESIGN AWARD
For 65 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design/UX, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concept. All awarded entries are featured on the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg.