Philips Design (Royal Philips Electronics). Philips was founded in 1891 by Gerard and Anton Philips (philips.com). The firm designs and produces a wide range of electronic goods. Recent awards have included a Designprijs Rotterdam in 1995 (awarded to Jan Erik Baars, Caroline Brouwer, and Jan Paul van der Voet/Philips Corporate Design); the Kho Liang le prize in 1996 (for Philips Alessi household products); iF Product Design awards in 2000 and 2001; twenty citations for the Erkenningen Goed Industrieel Ontwerp (Good Industrial Design Award) in 2000–01; and the Red Dot Design Award in 2001 and 2003.
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