Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE
(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

PACBIO RS / DNA sequencer

PACBIO RS
PACBIO RS

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

PACBIO RS is a third-generation DNA sequencing instrument, able to analyze biochemical reactions in real time. The PACBIO RS will help transform medicine, agriculture and biofuels, allowing scientists to study diseases, drug responses and environmental factors faster and with more accuracy.
The PACBIO RS integrates the complexities of lasers, optics, robots, computing and environmental control into a cohesive package.
The design employs surface layering, color breaks and floating waterfall panels to minimize perceived size. Controlled curves help a potentially intimidating machine appear approachable, while maintaining an image of power and precision.

Client / Manufacturer

Pacific Biosciences Inc.

Pacific Biosciences Inc.
Menlo Park, CA, United States

Design

Zoe Design

Zoe Design
San Francisco, CA, United States