Explaining their decision, the jury states:
“Despite the products necessary complexity and high precision requirements, the design of this stand for surgical microscopes is very elegant and subtile. The device has a calm and clean appearance. This is a great advantage for daily use in hospitals as it helps to structure workflows in a more pleasant and stress-free manner. While the product is quite large it nonetheless features subtle forms and highly precise functionality. A truly outstanding and excellently designed surgical device. “
FS 5-33 embodies the latest technology for perfect damping of vibrations and shocks. Notwithstanding a comprehensively outfitted microscope and a fully extended rotating arm, the operation system remains as stable as a breakwater rock. After each thrust, it quickly returns to its stable position, which makes the operation process quicker and stress-free. At a push of the button, it can be automatically equilibrated as well as returned to transport position, quickly and easily.
About the iF Design Award:
For over 60 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized the world over as a label of design excellence. The iF logo is an internationally established symbol identifying outstanding achievements in design. The iF DESIGN AWARD is presented by the iF International Forum Design GmbH, Hannover.
ABOUT HAAG-STREIT SURGICAL
HAAG-STREIT SURGICAL GmbH, headquartered in Wedel, Germany, is a subsidiary of HAAG-STREIT Holding AG. The Swiss group of HAAG-STREIT group of companies is regarded internationally as the leading provider of quality products for ophthalmology and microsurgery.