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28 January 2016

Suunto Kailash wins the prestigious iF Design Award

Suunto is proud to announce that Suunto Kailash watches have been awarded the iF Design Award 2016 in the Product category. The iF Design Award is one of the worldwide leading design awards and an important recognition of Suunto’s heritage in designing products that combine aesthetics and functionality into a beautiful ensemble.

Suunto Kailash wins the iF Design Award

The Suunto Kailash is a unique adventure travel watch, designed for people born with the urge to explore. The Kailash GPS watch combines premium materials with features that frequent travelers enjoy, such as global, automatic time and location updates, a unique adventure logbook summarizing user’s adventures and an Adventure Timeline™.

Comments Timo Yliluoma, the designer of Suunto Kailash watches: “We’re thrilled to receive this prestigious award which is a tribute to the hard work of the whole product development team. The design of the Kailash watches aimed for purity and modernity. The premium detailing, a hallmark of Suunto watches, complements the discreet, classic form.”

The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the worldwide leading design awards, introduced in 1954. This year, the international jury assessed more than 5,000 entries from 53 countries. Our award-winning Suunto Kailash watch will be featured in one of the three subsequent special shows in the iF design exhibition in Hamburg, Germany.


About Suunto

Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Enve.

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